Law Society of Ireland
On Friday 9 October, 98 solicitors from Monaghan, Cavan and Louth attended the annual North East CPD 2020, which took place online for the first time in the event’s history.
Published 23 October 2020
The Law Society of Ireland has invited lawyers, their family and friends to take part in a virtual Calcutta Run this year.
Published 20 October 2020
The president of the Law Society of Ireland has led tributes to its outgoing director general Ken Murphy on his announced retirement.
Published 19 October 2020
Ken Murphy is set to retire as director general of the Law Society of Ireland early next year after over 25 years in the post.
Published 16 October 2020
The justice sector has been allocated a record €3 billion in the 2021 Budget revealed by ministers yesterday afternoon.
Published 14 October 2020
Around a dozen-and-a-half solicitors have made Irish legal history after being formally granted patents of precedence and given the designation of senior counsel.
Published 12 October 2020
The Law Society of Ireland will no longer use "Dear Sirs" as a salutation in formal letters and emails as part of its commitment to gender equality.
Published 5 October 2020
The Law Society of Ireland has welcomed yesterday's government announcement on family law reform as "reflective of the vision the Law Society called for".
Published 1 October 2020
There is "no evidence" that capping personal injury pay-outs will lead to lower insurance premiums, the Law Society of Ireland has said.
Published 1 October 2020
Comedy hip-hop star Blindboy will feature as a special guest at the Law Society of Ireland's Business of Wellbeing Summit tomorrow, which over 650 solicitors have registered to attend.
Published 29 September 2020
The Law Society of Ireland has welcomed news that the government is to ratify the Lanzarote Convention on child sexual exploitation and sexual abuse.
Published 28 September 2020
The Law Society of Ireland has urged government ministers to introduce a reduced VAT rate for legal services to end the "inappropriate application of what is effectively a consumer tax on such services".
Published 21 September 2020
The Law Society of Ireland has developed a new series of free online information sessions for newly qualified and trainee solicitors across the country, the first of which will take place tonight.
Published 15 September 2020
Around a dozen-and-a-half solicitors are set to make Irish legal history by being appointed as senior counsel, the first time the honour traditionally reserved for barristers has been bestowed on their solicitor colleagues.
Published 3 September 2020
Solicitors will have to collect contact details for contact tracing purposes from all people attending court on behalf of the party they represent under a new practice direction.
Published 1 September 2020