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Lay Members of Review Committee (four vacancies)

The Legal Services Regulatory Authority invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for appointment to lay member positions on the Review Committee.

The Review Committee carries out reviews requested by complainants or legal practitioners of LSRA determinations of complaints of inadequate legal services or excessive costs.

In appointing lay persons to be members of the Review Committee, the Authority must be satisfied that those members are independent of the professional bodies as defined by the Legal Services Regulation Act 2015 i.e. the Law Society, the Honorable Society of King’s Inns and and the Bar of Ireland (formerly the Bar Council).

All candidates must also demonstrate expertise in or knowledge of, at an appropriately senior level, one or more of the following:

  • the provision of legal services,
  • the maintenance of standards in a profession (including those regulated by a statutory body),
  • the investigation and consideration of complaints relating to services, or
  • the interests of consumers of legal services.

Candidate Information Booklet and Application Form

Candidate Information Booklet Lay Member of the Review Committee

Candidate Information Booklet Review Committee (English) (pdf)
Candidate Information Booklet Review Committee (Irish) (pdf)

Application Form Lay Member of the Review Committee

Application Form Review Committee (English) (word)
Application Form Review Committee (Irish) (word)

Candidates should complete all sections of the Application Form and send it by email to [email protected]

The application deadline is noon (12pm) on Friday 6 August 2021. 

Lay Members of Complaints Committee (four vacancies) 

The Legal Services Regulatory Authority invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for appointment to lay member positions on the Complaints Committee.

The Complaints Committee considers and investigates complaints against legal practitioners referred to it by the Authority, makes determinations in relation to complaints where appropriate and can make applications to the Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal in matters of misconduct where appropriate

In appointing lay persons to be members of the Complaints Committee, the Authority must be satisfied that those members are independent of the professional bodies as defined by the Legal Services Regulation Act 2015 i.e. the Law Society, the Honorable Society of King’s Inns and the Bar of Ireland (formerly the Bar Council).

All candidates must meet the definition of a lay person at the time of application and throughout their tenure as lay members of the Complaints Committee.

All candidates must also demonstrate expertise in or knowledge of, at an appropriately senior level, one or more of the following:

  • the provision of legal services,
  • the maintenance of standards in a profession (including those regulated by a statutory body),
  • the investigation and consideration of complaints relating to services, or
  • the interests of consumers of legal services.

Candidate Information Booklet and Application Form

Candidate Information Booklet Lay Member of the Complaints Committee

Candidate Information Booklet Complaints Committee (English) (pdf)
Candidate Information Booklet Complaints Committee (Irish) (pdf)

Application Form Lay Member of the Complaints Committee

Application Form Complaints Committee (English) (word)
Application Form Complaints Committee (Irish) (word)

Candidates should complete all sections of the Application Form and send it by email to [email protected]

The application deadline is noon (12pm) on Friday 6 August 2021.