Law Society Of Ireland

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The Law Society of Ireland is highlighting a range of evidence-based recommendations in the Dignity Matters Report to address bullying, harassment and sexual harassment in the solicitors’ profession.  Senior vice-president of the Law Society and chairperson of the Law Society’s gend

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The vast majority of Irish solicitors want hybrid working arrangements after the Covid-19 pandemic, a new survey by the Law Society of Ireland has found. According to a report produced by the Law Society's younger members' committee, 91 per cent of solicitors would prefer some form of hybrid working

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The Law Society of Ireland has named Mark Garrett as its next director general, succeeding Ken Murphy following his retirement earlier this year. Mr Garrett, the managing director of global consulting firm Teneo, will take the reins for seven years starting from 3 January 2022.

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The Law Society of Ireland has set a fundraising target of €300,000 for the 23rd annual Calcutta Run, which supports the fight against homelessness in Dublin and Kolkata. Solicitors and members of the legal profession are encouraged to run, walk, cycle, or hike to collectively cover 30,000 km o

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The Law Society of Ireland welcomed 500 transition year students to its second annual Legal Ambitions Summer School, introducing them to the basics of law. The free four-week online course, delivered by experienced lawyers and judges, is designed to encourage young people to broaden their vision of

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The Law Society of Ireland has invited legal professionals to take place in this year's virtual Calcutta Run on 17-26 September 2021. Now in its 23rd year, the Calcutta Run has raised over €4.6 million to help fight homelessness in Dublin and Kolkata. This year, the event has set an ambitious f

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The Law Society of Ireland has urged the government to finalise reforms to the Mental Health Act 2001, calling for 16- and 17-year-olds to have presumed capacity to consent. The Law Society has warned that continued delays to reform the Act means that “if a child actively resists detentio

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A podcast series about George Gibney, the former Irish swimming coach accused of child sexual abuse, has been recognised by the Law Society of Ireland at the 2021 Justice Media Awards. The top award at yesterday's online ceremony was presented to Mark Horgan and Ciarán Cassidy for their Secon

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Smaller solicitor practices in rural Ireland have been encouraged to apply for €25,000 grants to assist with the cost of employing a trainee solicitor. Firms outside the main urban districts of Dublin, Cork, Limerick and Galway have until 2 July 2021 to apply to the Law Society of Ireland's sma

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The Law Society of Ireland has raised concerns about the impending deadline for registration of rights of way created by long use. Under the Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2009, rights of way created by long use must be registered with the Property Registration Authority of Ireland (PRAI) by 3

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The Law Society of Ireland has reiterated its call for an end to the non-statutory system of direct provision ahead of UN World Refugee Day on Sunday. A recent submission to the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth called for the introduction of a system grounded in th

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Hazel Chu, the Lord Mayor of Dublin, will take part in a live panel discussion tonight as part of the final week of the Law Society of Ireland's massive open online course (MOOC) on environmental law and climate change. Ms Chu will deliver the keynote speech and take part in a panel discussion on "S

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Dr Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland and adjunct professor of climate justice at Trinity College Dublin, will deliver the opening presentation of the Law Society of Ireland's new five-week online course on climate justice. Over 2,600 people have registered for the Law Society's seventh mass

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