The Law Society

Appointments to Committees

Appointments to Committees

Do you want to make a difference?

We are looking for exceptional solicitors to join The Law Society’s policy and regulatory committees to share their legal practice expertise. You will join a talented team that contributes to decisions about legal policy affecting our profession.


Why should you become a Committee Member?

Get involved with issues as they develop, gain great policy-making experience and act as a voice for the profession in England and Wales. Appointments are for three years, with potential for this to extend. Reasonable expenses are reimbursed, along with an annual incidental expenses allowance of £704 (this allowance amount is to be updated for 2019).

Our Structure

We are governed by our Council and supported by Boards and Committees, who work together to discuss matters of legal and regulatory policy. We are committed to the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion, and welcome applications from all members of the profession, irrespective of race, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability or religion. All appointments are made on merit.

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CM* = Council Members, seats are reserved for Council Members in the first instance
NCM** = Non-Council Members, seats are open to all members of the profession


Please email completed applications to The closing date is 17:00 hours on Monday 22 April 2019.  If you have any queries, please email appointments.

For complete information on the skills required for the various Committees, and to download an application, visit  We receive large numbers of applications, so if you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date of your application, then you have not been successful on this occasion.

The Law Society is the independent professional body for solicitors in England and Wales. We are run by and for our members. Our role is to be the voice of solicitors, to drive excellence in the profession and to safeguard the rule of law.