The new chair of the Law Society shares her plans for making the professional body relevant to all solicitors

With major changes in the profession afoot on the back of Carter and Clementi, there could have been a less turbulent time for you to take up your post. Do you feel daunted by these challenges?

I thrive on change. In fact, it was the Clementi Review that persuaded me to throw my hat into the ring for president. The separation of regulation from representation really puts our representative work in the spotlight. I am delighted to be the first president to take office fully in this new era. An important part of my work will be to appeal to solicitors who are not engaged with the Law Society so that we can understand and meet their needs. Over the next year, I am determined to promote and protect the interests of all...

Jean-Yves Gilg
Solicitors Journal

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