Wales Committee

The Wales Committee's terms of reference are:

  • To represent the views of the solicitors' profession in Wales and Welsh solicitors' current priorities.
  • To work with The Law Society's Wales Office in the delivery of its services to members.
  • To engage with the Welsh Government, the National Assembly for Wales, individual Assembly members and other stakeholders.
  • To engage with the development of devolution including:

    a) the law-making process in Wales;
    b) the emergence of a distinct body of law which applies only to Wales;
    c) changes in both law and process applicable only in Wales which impact on the practice of law in Wales;
    d) the rule of law;
    e) access to justice

    and to advise upon and disseminate this information to the Law Society and the solicitors' profession throughout England and Wales.

  • To recognise, promote and support the contribution of the solicitors' profession to the Welsh economy.
  • To promote the use of the Welsh language in the delivery of legal services within Wales.

Who to contact

    Head of Wales office: Lowri Morgan

Members

  • Patricia Beeching (Council member)
  • Jade Cox
  • Trevor Coxon
  • Andrew Cross
  • David Dixon (Council member)
  • Michael Draper
  • Mark Evans (Council member and Chair)
  • Manon George
  • Carolyn Kirby (Council member)
  • Richard Owen
  • Linda Jane Roberts
  • Osian Lloyd Roberts
  • Rachelle Sellek
  • Jonathan Stephens (Council member)
  • Huw Williams