Are you a junior lawyer looking for a new challenge? Are you interested in issues that affect you and other members of the profession?
Could you represent 70,000 LPC students, trainees and junior lawyers from across England and Wales in a national and international forum?
If you answered yes, then you could make a difference to the future of the legal profession by standing for a position on the executive committee of the Junior Lawyers Division of the Law Society or the national committee as a student representative. There are up to eight positions available.
These contain further information about the roles of JLD executive committee and national committee members, eligibility criteria, tasks and responsibilities, and the election process.
To be eligible to stand you must fall within the scope of the JLD membership. You must be a student on the Legal Practice Course (LPC), LPC graduate, trainee solicitor or solicitor up to five years qualified.
Your nomination should include an election statement of up to 300 words explaining why you should be elected as a JLD committee member. This must be supported by two other junior lawyers.
You should also confirm whether you would be available to attend a JLD committee handover training weekend on 10-11 November in Sheffield.
Nominations will be considered and voted upon by the JLD national committee, which comprises the current executive committee members and representatives of the local JLD group network .
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Executive committee guidance notes (PDF 262kb)
Executive committee nomination form (Word 64kb)
Student representative guidance notes (PDF 262kb)
Student representative nomination form (Word 63kb)
JLD committee elections FAQs (PDF 265kb)