Law Society of Ireland

New guidance published for family lawyers in coronavirus pandemic

The Law Society of Ireland's family and child law committee has updated its guidance on issues arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 5 June 2020

Solicitors invited to sign up to diversity and inclusion charter

Solicitor firms have been invited to sign up to the Law Society of Ireland's new Gender Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (GEDI) charter.

Published 27 May 2020

Two complaints against Law Society upheld by Ombudsman

Two complaints against the Law Society of Ireland have been upheld by Ombudsman Peter Tyndall.

Published 21 May 2020

Firms start to reopen offices as phased lifting of COVID-19 restrictions begins

At least one Dublin law firm has reopened its city centre office as Irish law firms prepare to return to their physical workplaces under the five-phase government roadmap.

Published 19 May 2020

Disruption at CRO having 'significant impact' on deals

Coronavirus-related disruption at the Companies Registration Office (CRO) is having a "significant impact" on transactions, the Law Society of Ireland has said.

Published 11 May 2020

Law Society launches new COVID-19 support service for practices

A new service to support solicitor practices during the coronavirus crisis has been launched by the Law Society of Ireland.

Published 11 May 2020

Law Society raises concerns about remote courts technology

Concerns have been raised by the Law Society of Ireland about the video-conferencing technology used to facilitate remote court hearings in Ireland.

Published 7 May 2020

Law Society writes to AIB over 'serious breach' of certificate of title agreement

The Law Society of Ireland has written to AIB to raise a "serious breach of the certificate of title agreement" following the closure of the Property Registration Authority (PRA).

Published 24 April 2020

Pandemic makes implementation of Copyright Directive 'more important'

The coronavirus pandemic makes Ireland's implementation of the new EU Copyright Directive "all the more important", a senior IP law expert has said.

Published 24 April 2020

Rural solicitors invited to apply for €25,000 training grant

Rural solicitor firms have been invited to apply for a €25,000 grant designed to assist smaller firms and practices with the cost of employing a trainee solicitor.

Published 14 April 2020

Law Society launches new mental health support service for solicitors

The Law Society of Ireland has launched a new mental health service designed to support solicitors.

Published 14 April 2020

Trainees win bronze in virtual international environmental moot

Trainee solicitors studying at the Law Society of Ireland have placed third in an international environmental moot court competition.

Published 6 April 2020

Law Society sounds alarm over shutdown of Companies Registration Office

Lawyers have raised concerns that coronavirus-related disruption at the Companies Registration Office (CRO) could land company directors in hot water.

Published 2 April 2020

Calcutta Run postponed until October 2020

The legal profession's annual Calcutta Run fundraiser has been postponed until October due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 2 April 2020

Solicitors advised to witness will signing through windows

Solicitors have been advised that they can witness the signing of wills through windows and car windshields during the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 31 March 2020