A new consent form to improve the process by which solicitors seek a client's GP notes and records has been launched by the Law Society of Northern Ireland and the British Medical Association (BMA). The pilot represents the first in a series of joint initiatives from the two professional bodies and
Senior officials from the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) briefed Northern Ireland lawyers on how to prepare for Brexit at an event hosted in partnership with the Law Society of Northern Ireland. The event at Law Society House heard from Jenny Pickrell, head of EU exit and trade legal services policy, and
Retired solicitor John H. Cavan has passed away, the Law Society of Northern Ireland has announced. Mr Cavan was admitted to the roll of solicitors in 1976 and practised with Fisher & Fisher Solicitors before his retirement.
The Law Society of Northern Ireland has announced the appointment of its new Chief Executive, David Lavery CB. Mr Lavery comes to the Society with a strong record of service in the justice system, where he is currently Deputy Permanent Secretary and Director of Access to Justice in the Department of
Northern Ireland lawyers have been given a rare insight into the important and changing role of mediation in dispute resolution in Commonwealth countries. The Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA) event, taking place in Law Society House, heard from Mr Justice Vasheist Kokaram from the High Court o
The Law Society of Northern Ireland hosted a special event this week to discuss key issues around the Children Order. The Children Order Panel Day 2019, organised by the Children Order Panel Accreditation Board (COPAB), was held on the theme of "Vulnerability".