Public Policy Committee

Public Policy Committee

Christine McLintock - Convener

Mark Smith - Secretary (marksmith@lawscot.org.uk)

The aim of the committee is to take a leadership role in the delivery of the Law Society's strategy, particularly the area under influencing the creation of a fairer and more just society and being an international centre of excellence in thought leadership, through the development of positions relating to public policy.

The committee (together with other committees of the Society) also has an aim of meeting the Society's statutory objectives of:

  1. Supporting the constitutional principle of the rule of law and the interests of justice
  2. Promoting the interests of consumers and the public interest generally
  3. Promoting access to justice and competition in the provision of legal services
  4. Promoting an independent, strong, varied and effective legal profession