There are currently no Council vacancies 

Law Society Council meetings take place in Edinburgh eight times per year. All Council meetings are currently taking place via video conference. 

You can read more about expectations for Council members in our code of conduct.

Vacancies for geographical constituencies come round on a staggered basis every three years and we will email all eligible members with application information. Please ensure you are subscribed to Law Society emails. You can do this by signing into our members' area and selecting your email preferences. 

If you have any questions about becoming a Council member or the election process, email David Cullen at

Our Council

The Council is our decision-making body. It's made up of elected members from geographical constituencies, co-opted and non-solicitor members.