Law Society Of Ireland

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Fifteen solicitors have been deemed provisionally elected to the Law Society Council following a ballot of solicitors. There were 4,029 valid votes in the election, representing just under a fifth of the total number on the roll.

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Solicitor partnerships will be able to register as limited liability partnerships (LLP) from this Friday. The Legal Services Regulatory Authority (LSRA) has confirmed it will accept applications from 1 November 2019, with further information regarding LLPs and the application process to be made avai

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The Law Society of Ireland has celebrated the "historic milestone" of having more than 20,000 solicitors on the roll after the Brexit boost from England and Wales. Around 1,700 solicitors from England and Wales were admitted to the roll this year alone, according to the Law Society's annual report f

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Co Kerry solicitor Maurice O'Sullivan will be struck off the roll at the end of the year after being found guilty of professional misconduct. The High Court granted a stay on the strike-off orders to allow for the transfer of files relating to undertakings he had failed to honour, The Irish Times re

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Retired judge Mr Justice Bryan McMahon will examine the impact of direct provision on asylum seekers at the Law Society of Ireland's annual human rights conference tomorrow. The former High Court judge, who chairs the working group on direct provision and the protection process, joins a range of not

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Mental health experts will discuss the importance of mindfulness in improving general mental health and productivity at a conference organised by the Law Society's younger members committee later today. The conference, organised in partnership with Law Society Finuas Skillnet, is one of a series of

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The Law Society of Ireland has announced the launch of a new initiative designed to promote wellbeing in the solicitors' profession in Ireland. Independent research recently commissioned by the Law Society revealed that 57 per cent of solicitors frequently experience very high or extreme levels of s

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The number of solicitors on the Irish roll reached a record high of 20,531 at the end of August, the Law Society of Ireland has announced. Writing in the Law Society Gazette, director general Ken Murphy said the "biggest factor in the remarkable rate of increase in recent years has been the tsunami

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Nominations have opened for elections to the Law Society of Ireland Council ahead of the Society's AGM in November. The Council is the governing body of the Law Society and elects the president and vice-president every year.

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The new Legal Services Regulatory Authority (LSRA) has blamed a Government department for the delay in rolling out its new complaints system, according to reports. The LSRA has said the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform did not approve the hiring of critical staff in time for roll-out this

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