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The Role

We are looking to recruit a strong, experienced and credible senior public affairs professional to lead our public affairs, media, Wales, Brussels and international teams.

You’ll be responsible for leading the key teams who represent, advise, engage and influence across multiple jurisdictions. Working closely with internal and external stakeholders, you’ll play a key role in promoting the solicitor profession and demonstrating our member’s commitment to serving the public interest. You’ll ensure we are an influential voice with policymaking stakeholders and champion the sector’s economic value to the UK economy.

What we're looking for

Bringing a proven record of achievement and delivery, you will have an effective leadership style, experience of developing high-performing teams, and the ability to deliver results through others, both in your own team and across the organisation. Management experience within a complex organisation is crucial, as is evidence of acting as a strategic partner within the business. Ideally bringing experience of domestic and international policy and public affairs, the successful candidate will play a critical part in shaping the delivery of the function for the future and must thrive in an environment of organisational change and transformation. Above all, you must be able to drive commitment and actions towards a common goal and build productive partnerships which d eliver our corporate objectives.

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.

To Apply

Please click on the Apply button below for more information and to download the Job Description, and when applying please clearly state that you saw the role through the PubAffairs network. All applications must be submitted via the Law Society Careers site.

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

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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  • Fill out the short form below and upload your CV.

Closing date

The closing date for applications for this post is 11:59pm on Friday 5th March 2021