Last updated: 25 June 2013

The Law Society council seats cover geographical and non-geographical constituencies.

Following the 2013 Council election, the council is now as follows (terms of office are four years except where indicated otherwise):

Geographical constituencies

2 – The City of London: Paul Barnes
3 – Holborn: Fraser Whitehead
8 – The City of Westminster: Jeffrey Forrest
12 – Inner Sussex: Patrick Richards
16 – Hampshire and the Isle of Wight: Andrew Caplen
22 – Coventry and Warwickshire: Colin Witherall
26 – Merseyside and District: Richard Barnett
27 – Manchester, Salford, Stockport & District (nomination procedure invoked, response deadline 5 July 2013)
28 – Central Lancashire and Northern Greater Manchester: Joe Egan
31 – Yorkshire: Keith Hardington
32 – Derbyshire and East Staffordshire: Tony Russell
33 – Nottinghamshire: Alan Radford
36 – Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire: Mike Williams
37 – Hertfordshire: Paul Davies
39 – Suffolk and North Essex: Roger Buston
42 – Bristol: Ian Kelcey

Non-geographical constituencies – seats filled by election

Child Care Law: Denise Lester
Civil Litigation: Keith Etherington
Commercial Property (unfilled – in abeyance)
Crown Prosecution Service: Emma Garnett
Ethnic Minorities (3): Sundeep Bhatia, Philip Kim, Nwabueze Nwokolo
EU Matters: Davina Garrod
Government Legal Service: Simon Harker
Housing Law: Timothy Crook
Immigration Law: Laura Devine
International Practice: David Greene
Junior Lawyers Division – Solicitor: Beth Forrester
Junior Lawyers Division – Trainee (including LPC Students): Catherine Melis – for two years
Residential Conveyancing: Nicholas Gurney-Champion
Voluntary Sector: Sara Chandler

Non-geographical constituencies – seats filled by nomination

Association of Personal Injury Lawyers: John Spencer
Black Solicitors’ Network: Yvonne Brown
Commerce and Industry Group (2): Clare Belcher, John Bleasdale
Criminal Defence: Joy Merriam
Employment Lawyers Association: Clive Dobbin
Forum of Insurance Lawyers: Nichola Evans
Junior Lawyers Division – Solicitor: Kat Gibson – for one year
Law Management Section: Paul Widdup
Lawyers in Local Government (2): Beverley Cullen, Maria Memoli
Lawyers with Disabilities Division: David Merkel
Legal Aid Practitioners’ Group: Nicola Mackintosh
Private Client Section: Helen Clarke
Solicitor Sole Practitioners Group (2): Ian Lithman, Lubna Shuja
Women Lawyers Division (3): Sarah Austin, Christina Blacklaws, Stephanie Boyce