Selection Panel Solicitor Member Vacancy
The Law Society of England and Wales is the independent professional body, established for
solicitors in 1825, that works globally to support and represent its members, promoting the highest
professional standards and the rule of law.
The appointment of QCs is overseen by a selection panel comprising senior figures in professional
and public life. There is a vacancy on the panel for a Solicitor Member to be appointed by The
Law Society. All members of the profession are welcomed to apply.
Applicants should have:
• Experience in instructing QCs and/or solicitor advocates
• Well-developed interviewing skills and experience of conducting selection processes for
senior positions based on judging evidence against competency frameworks
• Demonstrable commitment to equality and diversity
• Ability to manage their own workload, and to meet targets and deadlines
• Ability to work constructively as part of a team in reaching decisions by consensus; to accept
collective responsibility for decisions and maintain confidentiality.
Panel members’ remuneration is £760 per day. Reading time for meetings, time taken to write
conclusions and travel time are included in this rate and not remunerated separately. Travel
expenses will be reimbursed.
For further information about the role of a panel member, please contact QC Appointments Chief
Executive Russell Wallman on email@example.com or on 02078 310 020.
The Law Society encourages applications from all eligible solicitors, irrespective of gender,
ethnicity, disability or sexual orientation.
The deadline for applications is 1200 hours noon on Friday 17 January. Applications should be
sent to firstname.lastname@example.org (not to QC Appointments). Late applications will not be
accepted. For further information please visit the QC Appointments website here.
Interviews will take place at 113 Chancery Lane on Tuesday 28 January 2020 from the hours of 9
up to 5. You will be given a one-hour time slot on Friday 24 January via email if chosen for
interview. If you cannot attend an interview on 28 January, we cannot guarantee an alternative
date will be available.