The Legal Services Board is an organisation where professional standards are high, decisions are taken on the basis of evidence and interventions are proportionate. All colleagues understand their role and how it fits into the LSB as a whole.
We have around 30 staff, from a wide variety of backgrounds – public, private, regulatory. Most work on a number of policy and management projects at the same time. In recruiting, we look for skills and experience matched by an appetite for change and improving standards.
We are committed to equal opportunity. Everyone who is eligible regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, age, disability, or pregnancy and maternity, will receive equal treatment when applying for jobs with us.
Office for Legal Complaints – Lay Board Member
The Legal Services Board (LSB) is currently looking to recruit a Lay Board Member for the Office for Legal Complaints (OLC). The OLC administers an independent ombudsman scheme that resolves complaints by consumers about legal services, which underpins public confidence in legal services across England and Wales.
As a Member, you will have a key role in setting strategic direction and driving performance at the Ombudsman, and this individual will also chair the OLC Audit and Risk Assurance Committee. The LSB and OLC want to explore the widest possible pool of talent, and applications are encouraged from all sections of the community.
Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to the Legal Services Board on this appointment.
For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visit www.saxbam.com/appointments using reference ALSG. Alternatively telephone +44 (0)20 7227 0880 (during office hours).
Applications should be received by noon on 22 July 2020.