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Vacancy on the Legal Profession Task Group

The AGCAS Legal Profession Task Group is seeking a new Chair. This is a rewarding role offering the opportunity to lead and make a significant contribution to the work of a key AGCAS task group.

The role of Chair involves overseeing the work of the task group and chairing two meetings per year, held at the Bar Council and the Law Society respectively. You will network and liaise with the professional bodies that represent and regulate the legal profession - Solicitors Regulation Authority, Law Society, Bar Standards Board and Bar Council, in addition to key partners, such as AGR Legal and publishers/websites such as Globe Publishing/ and Prospects Law. You will encourage and liaise with the task group's individual members and write the annual bid for AGCAS task group funding, in addition to ensuring that careers advisers working with law students within higher education institutions across the UK and Eire are kept abreast of key issues and developments relating to the education and training of future solicitors, barristers and legal executives.

Who should apply

The role of Chair is open to any AGCAS member careers adviser working within an AGCAS member HE careers service. You should preferably have substantial experience of working with and advising law students at undergraduate or postgraduate level, although others who are new to the role/caseload will also be considered.
How to apply

Please send a concise personal statement, preferably no more than one side of A4, outlining your relevant experience, skills and qualities and why you are interested in the role, to Nick Touati.

The closing date is Friday 9 March at 1pm.

To find out more about the role, email Nick Touati or tel 0161 247 3500.

Tags: legal agcas task group AGCAS

Created on: 08 February 2012

Last updated: 08 February 2012

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