Law Society Of Northern Ireland

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The Law Society of Northern Ireland's centenary bursary scheme has returned for 2024. Introduced in 2023 as part of a legacy project to mark the Society’s centenary year, the scheme aims to broaden access to the profession by supporting trainee solicitors without the means to finance their pla

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The Law Society of Northern Ireland has appointed Dr Patricia O'Lynn as its new head of policy and engagement. "Patricia brings a wealth of experience from various public and academic roles to her new role," the Law Society said in a statement.

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The head of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC) has signed a pledge to uphold the rule of law and the independence of the legal profession. Chief commissioner Alyson Kilpatrick joined Law Society president Darren Toombs to sign the Society's new pledge, launched in response to incre

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Northern Ireland's justice minister has signed a pledge to uphold the rule of law in the face of public attacks on lawyers in the media and by politicians. Naomi Long is the first elected representative to sign the pledge, which is an initiative of the Law Society of Northern Ireland.

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The Assembly Buildings Conference Centre in Belfast was the venue for the Law Society of Northern Ireland’s admission ceremony 2024.

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Staff from the Law Society of Northern Ireland attended the Human Rights Violations in Iran: The Role of Lawyers event marking International Day of the Endangered Lawyer. Yesterday's hybrid event was organised by the International Bar Association (IBA) and held in London.

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The Law Society of Northern Ireland has published its first-ever sustainability strategy in a bid to promote and enhance the role of solicitors in tackling climate change. The 11-page document was drawn up with the assistance of KPMG's ESG team and the Law Society's climate justice group, which was

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The Law Society of Northern Ireland raised over £13,000 last year for its chosen charity, Include Youth. Past president Brian Archer was joined by the charity's skills manager Claire Meenehan and senior employability and employer liaison worker Donna O'Neill to announce the fundraising total o

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The Law Society of Northern Ireland has postponed a conference focussing on the UK government's new legacy law following calls and planned protests by victims' groups. In a statement this morning, the Law Society said its annual conference, which was to focus on the Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy

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Lawyers have been invited to "speak truth to power" at a conference called by the Law Society of Northern Ireland in response to the UK government's controversial new legacy law. Sir Declan Morgan, the former Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland who has been appointed to lead the new Independent C

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The Law Society of Northern Ireland is hosting a screening of My Cousin Vinny at Crumlin Road Gaol later this year to raise funds for charity partner Include Youth. The event on Thursday 7 September will include an hour-long tour of the jail before the '90s classic — lauded by lawyers for

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The Law Society of Northern Ireland has invited lawyers to take part in this year's Legal Walk/Run on Friday 12 May 2023. Law Society president Brian Archer joined Donna O'Neill from charity Include Youth to officially launch this year's event.

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Over 90 newly-admitted solicitors have been warmly welcomed to the Northern Ireland solicitors' profession at an admission ceremony held at the Assembly Buildings in Belfast. The solicitors were presented by David A. Lavery CB, registrar of solicitors, to the Lady Chief Justice for Northern Ireland,

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