Law Society Of Ireland

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The Law Society of Ireland has called on the government to introduce tax measures to improve housing and accommodation supply in Ireland. In its Budget 2023 submission ahead of the publication of the Finance Bill 2022, the Law Society also outlines measures to help tackle climate change and keep Ire

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The Law Society of Ireland will use an online voting system to elect its Council for the first time. At a special general meeting in March, 96 per cent of members voted to introduce electronic voting for Council elections.

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The Law Society of Ireland will launch a new and improved website on Monday. The professional body has shared a preview of the new website on its social media profiles.

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The Law Society of Ireland has congratulated the six solicitors granted patents of precedence this week. In a historic first, the number of women solicitors named is greater than the number of men. President of the Law Society, Michelle Ní Longáin, said: “We are proud to congratu

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The Law Society of Ireland has announced the winners of the Justice Media Awards 2022 following an awards ceremony which took place at the Law Society yesterday. The top award was presented to Mary Carolan and Simon Carswell for their Irish Times article ‘Inside the District Courts’. Thi

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The Law Society of Ireland has marked the 20th anniversary of its access programme, which has provided financial and practical supports to over 300 aspiring solicitors to date. The programme aims to assist students from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds to enter professional legal educati

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The number of new solicitor trainees in Ireland is at its highest level since 2008, the Law Society of Ireland has revealed. A total of 538 new trainees started the two-year process of qualification in 2021 (PPC I), with a significant majority (61 per cent) of them being women. Across the PPC I, PPC

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Mark Little, CEO and co-founder of Kinzen, will deliver the Law Society of Ireland's annual human rights lecture this year. Taking place on Wednesday 18 May at 6pm, Mr Little will speak on the "Complex Relationship Between Digital Misinformation and Fundamental Human Rights", exploring how the sprea

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The Law Society of Ireland has warned that government plans for the implementation of landmark new capacity laws could leave a six-month gap in which people who lack capacity will have no access to justice. The Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015, which will abolish Ireland's existing wards

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The Law Society of Ireland has triumphed in the Irish national rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. The Law Society team of Alysha Hoare, Bessy Zhu, Cormac Bergin and Megan Fanning bested their opponents from the King's Inns and will now move on to the internation

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The Law Society of Ireland has launched a new sanctions resource hub to help solicitors ensure compliance with EU sanctions on Russia and Belarus. The online hub is aimed at sole practitioners and small to medium law firms in particular, helping them to respond to sanctions which are rapidly increas

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The Law Society of Ireland has issued a warning to solicitors over a fake email purporting to come from the Law Society. The email, which some solicitors received on Friday, purports to contain a "February Round-up from Representation and Member Services", but was not sent by the Law Society and doe

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The Law Society of Ireland has joined the international condemnation of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. In a statement issued on Friday evening, Law Society president Michelle Ní Longáin said: "This use of threat and force is a clear violation of international law by which all UN member

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