The Law Society - Appointments for Committees

Do you want to make a difference?
We are looking for exceptional solicitors to join The Law Society 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 £651.00 (this allowance amount is to be updated later in 2018).
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.
Policy & Regulatory Affairs Committees Number of vacancies Dates of Interviews 2018


  CM* NCM*  
Access to Justice 0 1 Thu 10 May
Children's Law 0 1 Thu 10 May
Company Law 0 14 Wed 09 May
Conveyancing & Land Law 1 2 Wed 02 May
Criminal Law 0 4 Fri 11 May
Employment Law 0 3 Wed 02 May
European Union 0 1 Tue 08 May
Family Law 1 2 Tue 08 or Wed 09 May
Housing Law 1 2 Mon 30 Apr
Immigration Law 0 1 Thu 03 May
Intellectual Property Law 0 3 Fri 04 May
International 0 1 Wed 09 May
Mental Health & Disability 0 3 Thu 10 May
Planning & Environmental Law 0 4 Fri 11 May
Technology & Law Reference 0 4 Thu 10 May
Professional Indemnity Insurance 0 2 Tue 01 May
Professional Standards & Ethics 1 3 Thu 10 May
Regulatory Processes 0 4 + 1 co-option Thu 14 & Fri 15 Jun
CM* = Seats are reserved for Law Society Council Members in the fi rst instance
NCM** = Seats are open to all members of the profession

Please email completed applications to The closing date is 17:00 hours on Friday 13 April 2018.

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.

If you have any queries please email us at The Law Society exists to represent, promote and support all solicitors, so they in turn can help their clients or advise their organisations. We also work to protect everyone’s right to have access to justice.