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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.

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.

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.

To Apply

Please click on the Apply button below for more information and to download the Job Specification document. When applying please clearly state that you saw the role through the PubAffairs network.

Interviews will be held in mid December. 

Apply online

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

Closing date

The closing date for applications for this post is 11:59pm on Wednesday 8th December 2021