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,
The Law Society of Northern Ireland has condemned the attempted murder of a senior PSNI officer as an "attack on democracy and the rule of law". John Caldwell, a detective chief inspector in the PSNI's major investigation team, is in hospital in a "critical but stable" condition after being shot a n
A new research project has been launched to establish why a "significant" number of women are leaving Northern Ireland law firms in the middle of their careers. The Law Society of Northern Ireland has issued a call for participants in a new research study into women's experiences of working in the s
Solicitors in Northern Ireland will benefit from a discount on private healthcare services following a new partnership between the Law Society and the Kingsbridge Healthcare Group. The Law Society of Northern Ireland has signed up to the Kingsbridge Membership Club, which allows organisations to off
Law students Fallon Burns and Dariya-Mariya Petryshyn from Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) have triumphed in the regional heat of the Law Society of Northern Ireland’s Client Consultation Competition 2023. The competition, which has been successfully run by the Law Society over the last
The Law Society of Northern Ireland has named Include Youth as its charity of the year for 2023. Established over 40 years ago, Include Youth is an independent organisation which actively promotes the rights, best interests of and best practice with young people with care experience and young people
The Law Society of Northern Ireland has welcomed Brian Archer as its president for 2023. Mr Archer is joined in the presidential team by senior vice president Brigid Napier, junior vice president Darren Toombs and chief executive David A. Lavery CB.
The president of the Law Society of Northern Ireland was on hand to present solicitor James W Russell with a cake in celebration of his 100th birthday.
The Law Society of Northern Ireland has been recognised with an award for hosting the three-day Commonwealth Mediation Conference in Belfast earlier this year. The Society won in the Best Business and Professional Services Event category at the Belfast Ambassador Awards held at the Crown Plaza Hotel
Northern Ireland solicitors have been urged to ensure their compliance with anti-money laundering rules as the Law Society steps up its enforcement efforts. More than a third (34 per cent) of relevant firms were subject to a desk-based review or on-site inspection in the year to April 2022, up from
The Law Society of Northern Ireland has helped to raise £18,000 for Leukaemia & Lymphoma NI, the only charity in Northern Ireland dedicated to blood cancer research. The money was raised through a series of events held throughout the year involving members of the legal profession.
Pictured (L-R): Gareth Jones, LSMS mediator; Dame Siobhan Keegan, Lady Chief Justice of Northern Ireland; Brian Speers, chair of LSMS and Rosalind Dunlop, LSMS mediator The importance of mediation in settling legal disputes in Northern Ireland has been highlighted this week with the launch of a new
Women's concerns over their representation within the legal profession have been highlighted in a new report from the Law Society of Northern Ireland. Despite women making up the majority of working solicitors, men account for the majority of senior roles in law firms. This was borne out in the resp
The Law Society of Northern Ireland has donated a collection of books to Irish Rule of Law International (IRLI). Derval McFetridge, the Society's information and research manager, presented the books to Aonghus Kelly, executive director of IRLI, on a visit to the law library last week.