Civil litigation specialist Brett Dixon has been elected deputy vice president of the Law Society by the Society's council. He will take office in October, become vice president in 2025 and president of the Law Society in 2026.  

Dixon, admitted in 1999, started his career in general practice in Manchester. He is currently a consultant solicitor with London-based firm Scott Moncrieff & Co specialising in strategic litigation. He is a former president of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.

Brett Dixon

Dixon will become president of the Law Society in 2026

Current Law Society president Nick Emmerson said: 'I extend my heartfelt congratulations to the newly elected deputy vice president. Brett emerged from a strong pool of candidates and his election is a testament to his dedication, expertise and commitment to the legal profession. I’m confident that Brett’s tenure will inspire, drive progress and help the Law Society navigate the future successfully for our members, the legal community and society. I wish Brett all the best.'

Dixon said: 'I’m delighted to be elected deputy vice president. As we enter the Law Society’s bicentennial year, it is a time for celebration and a pivotal moment to plan for the future.

'As the new deputy vice president, I will chart a course through digital change to ensure that the legal profession remains innovative and adaptable in the face of evolving technologies as well as promote a diverse and inclusive profession. I will work with colleagues and the whole organisation to ensure the Law Society remains at the forefront of access to justice and the rule of law.'

Dixon has been a Law Society council member since 2019. He is a current member of the Civil Justice Committee. He also served six years as a member of the Civil Procedure Rule Committee, where he implemented a policy to assist vulnerable people in the civil court system. He is now the sole expert legal member of the Online Procedure Rule Committee, guiding the digital transformation of the civil, family and tribunal systems in England and Wales.


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