LAW SOCIETY: Public Affairs Adviser

The Role

The Law Society is the independent professional body for solicitors in England and Wales. Our members are at the heart of what we do and we’re committed to providing ongoing support, training and events to assist them in their careers.

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This is an exciting role at the heart of our public affairs team, leading on our influencing and lobbying work on behalf of our members.

As a Public Affairs Adviser you will lead on the development and delivery of public affairs plans for specific policy areas, and to support other core team functions such as campaigns, speechwriting, monitoring and stakeholder management.

What we’re looking for

We are looking for a Public Affairs Adviser who will:

  • Lead on the development and delivery of public affairs plans and activity for a number of thematic areas, particularly in relation to the international practice of law.
  • Respond to legislative developments which impact on the legal profession and justice system
  • Actively lobby on priority Bills and campaigns in parliament
  • Build and maintain alliances
  • Support the development and delivery of Law Society campaigns
  • Please refer to the Job Description for further information.

    What’s in it for you

    We offer a generous flexible benefits package, a friendly working environment and the opportunity to develop your career within a professional organisation.

    We believe in the benefits of a diverse workforce and strongly welcome applications from those currently under-represented in the organisation, including LGBT+ people, people with disabilities and people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds.

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    Please note: if you are an internal applicant, Pay Policy will apply.

    To apply, please submit a CV and supporting statement (no more than 500 words) clearly demonstrating how you meet the requirements of the role.

    Interviews will be held in mid December.

    The Law Society represents solicitors in England and Wales. From negotiating with and lobbying the profession’s regulators, government and other decision makers, to offering training and advice, we’re here to help, protect and promote solicitors.

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