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The Job Role: COIC Director

Salary: Competitive

Based in Gray’s Inn Square, The Council of the Inns of Court is a charity and company limited by guarantee. Founded by the Inns of Court (“the Inns”) in 2014, COIC works with them in strengthening the rule of law through excellence in professional and ethical education for students, pupils and barristers and in maintaining the highest standards of professional conduct.

COIC facilitates collaboration between the Inns to develop policies and activities; it delivers, through the Inns of Court College of Advocacy, training to student barristers and other qualified advocates in the practice and ethics of advocacy in court; and runs tribunals which consider discipline and misconduct matters concerning both student members of the Inns and those who have been called to the Bar. COIC values equality and diversity and is committed to ensuring its processes and procedures are fair, transparent and free from unlawful discrimination.

  • The Director will be responsible for the development and implementation of COIC’s strategy and will take overall responsibility for day-to-day management and leadership across the areas in which COIC operates.
  • The Director will work closely with the President and the four Sub/Under Treasurers and a senior leadership team.
  • The Director will have a strong interest in, and empathy for, the Inns’ student, advocacy and educational activities and will have the ability to work collaboratively with the Inns, the profession and external organisations.
  • They will take an outward looking, energetic and innovative approach, will be resilient and diplomatic, have sound judgement and strong analytical and strategic skills and demonstrate strong communication and relationship building skills, with an enabling style of people management.

COIC offers a competitive salary, and benefits include Private Health Insurance and 15% Defined Pension Contribution by the employer.

Deadline: Monday 10 June 2024

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