The Chief Executive runs our day-to-day business and is responsible for our strategy and the delivery of our annual plan.

Our office bearers are the President, Vice President, Treasurer and immediate Past President. You can out more about the roles of the President and Vice President below.

For any queries, please contact the Corporate office at corporateoffice@lawscot.org.uk

  • To be the non-executive Chair of the Council and the Board.
  • To champion and lead the profession and the Law Society of Scotland.
  • To represent the profession and the Law Society of Scotland to Government, the media, external bodies and at ceremonial events.
  • To be an ambassador for the profession.
  • To conduct appraisals of the Chief Executive, including objective setting and identifying relevant priorities for the Society.
  • To be the deputy non-executive Chair of the Council and the Board.
  • To assist the President in championing and leading the profession and the
    Law Society of Scotland.
  • To assist the President in representing the profession and the Law Society of Scotland to Government, the media, external bodies and at ceremonial events.
  • To assist the President as an ambassador for the profession.
  • To assist the President in conducting appraisals of the Chief Executive, including agreeing objectives and identifying relevant priorities for the Society.
Chief Executive
President
Sheila Webster is President of the Law Society of Scotland
Vice President
Susan Murray is the Vice President of the Law Society of Scotland
Past President 2023/24
Murray Etherington is Past President of the Law Society of Scotland