In recognition of their leadership in a time of great strife and challenge, the Irish Women Lawyers Association (IWLA) has announced that Michelle O’Boyle, outgoing president of the Law Society of Ireland and Maura McNally SC, chair of the Bar Council of Ireland as IWLA Women Lawyers of the Year.
Published 4 December 2020
Government plans to seal records from the commission of investigation into mother and baby homes for 30 years are not "necessary and proportionate", the Irish Women Lawyers Association (IWLA) has said.
Published 21 October 2020
Women solicitors have been urged to apply for recognition as senior counsel after just two women were named among the first 17 solicitors to receive the honour.
Published 7 September 2020
American lawyer Anusia Gillespie will discuss how military decision frameworks can be of use to lawyers at an Irish Women Lawyers' Association (IWLA) webinar this evening.
Published 7 May 2020
The Irish Women Lawyers Association (IWLA) has welcomed Sarah Power, a former US ambassador to the UN, as an honorary member.
Published 30 January 2020
The controversial reference to women's "life within the home" in the Irish constitution will be explored at an event hosted by the Irish Women Lawyers' Association (IWLA) next month.
Published 31 October 2019
Senator Ivana Bacik received a standing ovation as she was named Woman Lawyer of the Year at a gala dinner organised by the Irish Women Lawyers Association (IWLA).
Published 23 October 2019
Senator Ivana Bacik, a qualified barrister and prominent legal academic, is set to be named as Irish Women Lawyer of the Year by the Irish Women Lawyers' Association (IWLA).
Published 10 October 2019
A new group of women lawyers is reaching out to environmental NGOs to find out how they can best contribute their legal experience to the fight against climate change.
Published 2 October 2019
Former solicitor turned yoga teacher Sarah Shannon will speak about her change of career at an Irish Women Lawyers Association (IWLA) event later this month.
Published 4 September 2019
Former President Mary Robinson's speech to the Irish Women Lawyers Association (IWLA) AGM has been published online.
Published 23 August 2019
Solicitor Maeve Delargy was re-elected as chairperson of the Irish Women Lawyers Association (IWLA) at a packed AGM yesterday evening.
Published 11 July 2019
Barristers Ferga McGloughlin and Angela Collins discuss the impact of the divorce referendum on Irish family law in the first episode of the Irish Women Lawyers Association (IWLA) podcast.
Published 27 May 2019
Cathy Smith, a barrister practising in employment and company law and a committee member of the Irish Women Lawyers Association (IWLA), writes for Irish Legal News on International Women's Day 2019.
Published 8 March 2019
Leading solicitors, barristers and judges enjoyed a special Dublin screening of On the Basis of Sex, a drama about the life of US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, this week.
Published 28 February 2019