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Last day to vote in Law Society Council elections

17 May 2016 | tagged News release

Voting closes tomorrow for this year’s Law Society Council elections and solicitors working in Glasgow and Fife are being encouraged to make the most of their vote.

12 candidates are standing for the seven seats that represent the Glasgow and Strathkelvin constituency and the Cupar, Dunfermline and Kirkcaldy constituency.

Lorna Jack, chief executive of the Law Society, said: "Council members play an important role at the Law Society. They are responsible for representing the views of Scottish solicitors, supporting members in their local area and making decisions affecting the profession. I would encourage our members to take the opportunity to vote for their preferred candidates.”

Members have until 12 noon, 18 May to cast their votes and successful candidates will be appointed as Council members on 27 May, after this year’s annual general meeting on Thursday, 26 May.

More information about the candidates and how to vote can be found on the Society’s website at /councilelections.

The full list of candidates for the contested 2016 Council elections:

Cupar, Dunfermline & Kirkcaldy – two Council seats

Glasgow & Strathkelvin  - five Council seats

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