Women at Ireland's largest law firms are earning up to 61 per cent less than their male colleagues, figures released under Ireland's gender pay gap reporting law suggest.
Barrister and historian Ruth Cannon BL will speak on the history of women in the Four Courts on Wednesday at the first in-person event hosted by the Irish Women Lawyers Association (IWLA) since 2019. The event in the Law Society's lecture theatre, running from 6.30pm to 9.30pm, will form part of the
Former president Mary Robinson will discuss the situation in Afghanistan this evening at a panel discussion hosted by the Irish Women Lawyers' Association (IWLA). Mrs Robinson, currently adjunct professor of climate justice at Trinity College Dublin, will discuss issues relating to law and women in
In recognition of their leadership in a time of great strife and challenge, the Irish Women Lawyers Association (IWLA) has announced that Michelle O’Boyle, outgoing president of the Law Society of Ireland and Maura McNally SC, chair of the Bar Council of Ireland as IWLA Women Lawyers of t
Government plans to seal records from the commission of investigation into mother and baby homes for 30 years are not "necessary and proportionate", the Irish Women Lawyers Association (IWLA) has said. The government recently set out its legislative plans for the "safeguarding" of the commission's r
Women solicitors have been urged to apply for recognition as senior counsel after just two women were named among the first 17 solicitors to receive the honour. Solicitors Áine Hynes and Helen Noble are set to become the first women solicitors with the right to use the title after their appli
American lawyer Anusia Gillespie will discuss how military decision frameworks can be of use to lawyers at an Irish Women Lawyers' Association (IWLA) webinar this evening. Ms Gillespie, director of innovation at Eversheds Sutherland in the USA, co-wrote an article on the subject with her brother-in-
The Irish Women Lawyers Association (IWLA) has welcomed Sarah Power, a former US ambassador to the UN, as an honorary member. The association's committee invited Ms Power to become an honorary member in recognition of "her incredible career to date and continued commitment to the pursuit of justice
The controversial reference to women's "life within the home" in the Irish constitution will be explored at an event hosted by the Irish Women Lawyers' Association (IWLA) next month. The Government has committed to holding a future referendum on Article 41.2 of the Constitution.
Senator Ivana Bacik received a standing ovation as she was named Woman Lawyer of the Year at a gala dinner organised by the Irish Women Lawyers Association (IWLA).
Senator Ivana Bacik, a qualified barrister and prominent legal academic, is set to be named as Irish Women Lawyer of the Year by the Irish Women Lawyers' Association (IWLA). The award, to be presented at the IWLA's gala dinner next weekend, will recognise her 30 years of work as a lawyer, senator, a
A new group of women lawyers is reaching out to environmental NGOs to find out how they can best contribute their legal experience to the fight against climate change.
Former solicitor turned yoga teacher Sarah Shannon will speak about her change of career at an Irish Women Lawyers Association (IWLA) event later this month. The "From Law Practice to Yoga Practice" event will begin with outdoor yoga practice led by Ms Shannon, followed by a talk on how and why she
Former President Mary Robinson's speech to the Irish Women Lawyers Association (IWLA) AGM has been published online. Mr Robinson discussed her new book, Climate Justice, at association's AGM last month.
Solicitor Maeve Delargy was re-elected as chairperson of the Irish Women Lawyers Association (IWLA) at a packed AGM yesterday evening.