Law Society Of Northern Ireland

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The Law Society of Northern Ireland has raised concerns over the impact of the Land Registry's closure during the coronavirus pandemic. The Department of Finance has said that the Registry's offices and phone lines will be closed until Wednesday 15 April, with the closure "kept under regular review"

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Retired lawyer and judge John P. Shearer has passed away, the Law Society of Northern Ireland has said. Mr Shearer, originally from Glasgow, was admitted to the roll of solicitors in Northern Ireland in 1954.

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Retired Coleraine solicitor John Lawson Baxter has passed away, the Law Society of Northern Ireland has announced. Mr Baxter, who was admitted to the roll of solicitors in November 1964, passed away on Saturday.

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Trainees at the Institute of Professional Legal Studies (IPLS) triumphed over law students at Queen's University Belfast to win the Northern Ireland heat of the Client Consultation Competition 2020. Amira Graham and Ross White from the IPLS took on QUB students Taylor Derrien and Brandon Lijdsman in

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The Law Society of Northern Ireland has welcomed 86 newly-qualified solicitors to the legal profession. The new lawyers were presented to president Rowan White and the Lord Chief Justice for Northern Ireland, Sir Declan Morgan, by the registrar of solicitors, David A. Lavery CB.

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The Law Society of Northern Ireland's complaints system is open, accessible and timely, the Lay Observer for Northern Ireland has found. The watchdog's annual report for 2018/19 has identified a positive trend in how complaints are registered and handled by the Society.

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A solicitor has been jailed for over two years after being found guilty of stealing nearly £1 million from his former law firm and its clients. Graham Keys, a former partner at Diamond Heron Solicitors, stole £856,714.89 from the client account and £83,931.01 from the company accou

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Immigration lawyers in Northern Ireland have raised £1,000 for human trafficking charity Flourish NI. The funds were raised at a series of events hosted by the Law Society of Northern Ireland's Immigration Practitioner Group (IPG) last year.

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Protecting the basic human right of liberty "must be a priority" in the roll-out of new capacity law reforms, a conference hosted by the Law Society of Northern Ireland has heard. The Elder Law and Capacity Conference in Belfast brought together representatives from the legal, health and voluntary/c

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Retired solicitor Roisin Doris (née McGrath) has passed away, the Law Society of Northern Ireland has confirmed. Ms Doris was a former principal in private practice (PPP) with E&L Kennedy Solicitors in Belfast city centre.

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Trainees studying at the Institute of Professional Legal Studies (IPLS) have been congratulated after coming second at the UK Student Mediation Competition 2020 in Glasgow.

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