The Society has a number of committees covering the management of the Society and specialist areas of law.
These meetings are held monthly, bi-monthly or quarterly, usually at lunchtime with one or two exceptions. The meetings usually take place at Liverpool Law Society offices in Helix, Edmund Street, Liverpool, L3 9NY. General Committee is made up of the 27 directors of Liverpool Law Society and meets once a month.
All specialist sub committees report to the General Committee. The specialist sub committees are made up of Liverpool Law Society’s own Council members and co-opted members.
More information on Committees can be found below
The General Committee is made up of up to 27 ordinary members. This Committee is responsible for the management of the Society's business. All the sub-committees report in to this Committee.
The business of managing Liverpool Law Society is dealt with by the committees below, made up of General Committee members, co-opted members and administrative staff.
To apply to be a co-opted onto one of the committees, you must be a member of Liverpool Law Society. If you are interested in joining one of the committees please email email@example.com with your details.
The specialist sub-committees exist to enable exchange of information and views, to formulate responses to consultation papers and encourage debate on areas of mutual interest.
Forums and special meetings are sometimes organised as a result in which wider participation from the Society’s members and beyond is encouraged.
The Civil Litigation Committee has a large membership, who between them cover a range of civil litigation areas, from both Claimant and Defendant perspectives.
The Committee has regular involvement and liaison with the local Courts in attending a number of Committees chaired by the designated Family Judge. The Committee meets 5 times a year for an hour at Liverpool Law Society offices in Helix, Edmund Street.
The Criminal Practice Committee consists of experienced criminal law advocates who operate within the Merseyside area and practise throughout the country, in all Courts.
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The Non-Contentious Business Committee is Liverpool Law Society’s forum for those aspects of non-contentious law which are not addressed by the more specific specialist sub-committees.
To join General Committee
Members are elected at the Annual General Meeting held in November each year. Anyone wishing to join the General Committee must be nominated by three members of the Society. To request a nomination form, contact us here >>
To join a specialist sub committee
If you wish to join a committee please contact Liverpool Law Society with a written request (by letter or email at firstname.lastname@example.org to the Chair stating which committee you would like to join. Co-option to the sub-committee must then be approved by General Committee.
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