How the Society is Managed

Company Limited by guarantee

North Staffordshire Law Society (NSLS) is a company limited by guarantee.

The Council

NSLS's directors, together with the Officers and ex officio members, make up the body known as the Council. Directors are elected to the Council for up to a 3 year term as 1/3rd of Council members retire at each AGM.Those that retire are eligible for re-election. Each year at least one vacancy on Council is created by the appointment of the Deputy Vice President.

The Council manages the business of the Society and is responsible for ensuring that the Society runs its business in pursuance of its objects. Meetings of the Council are held at such frequency as the Council determines. The Council has not met for approximately 7 years.

The Council delegates the day to day management of NSLS to the Management Committee.