Law Society Of Northern Ireland

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The Law Society of Northern Ireland has announced the appointment of Darren Patterson as head of professional development. Bringing with him an impressive portfolio of experience in the area of talent development and organisational change across a range of sectors, he will lead the Society’s w

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Professor Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland and adjunct professor of climate justice at Trinity College Dublin, has been announced as the keynote speaker at the Law Society of Northern Ireland's annual dinner. The annual dinner will take place at the Culloden Estate and Spa on Thursday 25 N

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A new state-of-the-art meeting space at Law Society House has been officially opened by justice minister Naomi Long at an event attended by the new Lady Chief Justice of Northern Ireland. The meeting space can accommodate meetings, mediations, seminars and negotiations, with break-out areas and high

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The Law Society of Northern Ireland has announced the appointment of Alison Grundle to a new role as head of member services. A number of new senior roles have been created by the Law Society in an effort to improve services for solicitors in Northern Ireland, according to the latest edition of The

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Retired Belfast solicitor John Boston has passed away, the Law Society of Northern Ireland has announced. Mr Boston qualified as a solicitor in 1947 and was a principal in John Boston & Co Solicitors until his retirement in May 2003.

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The Law Society of Northern Ireland has urged Home Secretary Priti Patel to rethink plans to restrict asylum claims from people entering the UK illegally. The UK government confirmed in the Queen's Speech today that it intends to bring legislation to "establish a fairer immigration system that stren

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Promoting good mental health is the focus of a new initiative being launched this week by the Law Society of Northern Ireland. The Society’s new Wellbeing Toolkit recognises the importance of promoting good mental health and providing support to help colleagues, their families and staff in the

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The Law Society of Northern Ireland has called for British-Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to be released from prison in Iran. Ms Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has already served five years in an Iranian prison for supposedly plotting to topple the Iranian government, was this week given a further

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Retired Belfast solicitor Ted Jones has passed away, the Law Society of Northern Ireland has said. Mr Jones qualified as a solicitor in September 1973. He founded corporate law firm Jones & Company Solicitors in 1998 and served as its principal partner until his retirement in 2012.

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The presidents of the law societies of Northern Ireland, Ireland and Scotland have condemned the military coup in Myanmar. The Tatmadaw, the armed forces of Myanmar, seized power at the start of February, detaining government leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other prominent members of her party.

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Northern Ireland solicitors Fiona Chamberlain and Alastair Rankin have been recognised by the UK government in the New Year's honours list. Mrs Chamberlain, until recently the Crown Solicitor for Northern Ireland, has been made a Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB) in recognition of her contribu

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Harry Nelson, the former Crown Solicitor for Northern Ireland, has passed away. Mr Nelson qualified as a solicitor in 1957 and was the Crown Solicitor for decades until 1992.

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Northern Ireland's solicitor and barrister professions have rebuked Prime Minister Boris Johnson for his disparaging remarks about "lefty human rights lawyers". In a party conference speech, Mr Johnson said his government is "stopping the whole criminal justice system from being hamstrung by what th

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