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Work in Wales

  • The Law Society's Wales Office is based in Cardiff. The office represents the Society's view and interests to the Welsh government, Westminster and Brussels.

    The current issues are:

    • the proposed changes to legal aid
    • the law-making process in Wales
    • the contribution of the legal sector to the Welsh economy

    The Law Society conducts research on the solicitors' profession in Wales and has produced a fact sheet that provides key figures on the profession for Wales up to November 2010.

    See the fact sheet (PDF 46kb)
    Wales: the law and the profession (PDF 89kb)

    Wales Office staff

    Head of Wales - Lowri Morgan
    Email: lowri.morgan@lawsociety.org.uk

    Policy adviser - Kay Powell
    Email: kay.powell@lawsociety.org.uk

    Development executive - Rhys Jones
    Email: rhys.jones@lawsociety.org.uk

    Administrator - Cara Gilbert
    Email: cara.gilbert@lawsociety.org.uk

    Wales committee

    The committee reports to the Law Society's Legal Affairs and Policy Board. Its terms of reference include to:

    • represent the views of the solicitors' profession in Wales and Welsh solicitors' current priorities
    • engage with the Welsh government, the National Assembly for Wales and other stakeholders
    • engage with the development of devolution in Wales and to advise upon and disseminate the information to the profession throughout England and Wales

    Read more about the Wales committee

    Contact details

    The Law Society Wales Office
    Capital Tower
    Greyfriars Road
    Cardiff CF10 3AG
    Telephone: 02920 645254
    Fax: 02920 225944
    Email: wales@lawsociety.org.uk