Committee Member

Organisation
The Law Society of Scotland
Reference
VAC-23673
Contract Type
Voluntary
Practice Area
Other
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
Voluntary
PQE
N/A
Would you like to have your voice heard when it comes to Scots law and legal practice? If the answer is yes, then we have fantastic opportunities to join one of our committees!

Job Description

Would you like to have your voice heard when it comes to Scots law and legal practice? If the answer is yes, then we have fantastic opportunities to join one of our committees! Whether you’re an academic, a solicitor, have certain expertise in a specific field outside law, or are retired and looking for something new, there are committee opportunities for everyone.

About us

We are the professional body for over 13,000 Scottish solicitors. As well as setting standards for and regulating solicitors, we have a role to understand and serve the needs of our members and the public.

At the Law Society of Scotland, we are working together to achieve our overarching objective of leading legal excellence and we are striving to excel and to be a world-class professional body.

About our committees

Our committees carry out valuable work looking at a range of issues to do with improving the law and legal practice. Members of our Committees and Sub-Committees play a vital role in the running of the Law Society and carry out valuable work for the profession and the public.

About the vacancies

We are recruiting for solicitors and non-solicitors along with Convener positions. There really is something for everyone.

Requirements and time commitment vary depending on the committee and role, but for the most part committee members will be expected to attend regular meetings, either online or hybrid, read papers and liaise with your committee colleagues and committee secretary bringing your own unique perspective and insight to the role. We welcome applicants from across Scotland and further afield!

All the information about each vacancy and selection criteria can be found on our website.

How to apply

To apply for any of the positions in this recruitment round, please complete the application form which can be found in our website.

The closing date for completed applications is Tuesday 5 March 2024.

If you are an enthusiastic and dedicated individual with an appreciation and interest in the subject matter, why not consider applying? You could be an invaluable asset to our work.

Please also note that our Specialist Accreditation Panels are also looking to appoint new members. Please visit our other vacancies page for more information about these roles.

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