Law Society of Ireland



Forty-two trainee solicitors recognised for Street Law work

Forty-two trainee solicitors were commended for their volunteer contribution at the Street Law conferral ceremony at the Law Society of Ireland.

Published 24 February 2020

#InPictures: King's Inns students triumph in National Negotiation Competition

Students at the King's Inns have triumphed in the National Negotiation Competition hosted by the Law Society of Ireland.

Published 19 February 2020

Law Society welcomes 42 'solicitors of the future'

The Law Society of Ireland welcomed 42 Transition Year students from schools around the country as part of a week-long activity-based programme.

Published 18 February 2020

Law Society welcomes trainees to first on-site lectures of PPC Hybrid

The Law Society of Ireland has welcomed 46 trainee solicitors to their campus for the first on-site lectures of the new Professional Practice Course Hybrid.

Published 13 February 2020

Law Society calls for improved access to justice ahead of election

The Law Society of Ireland has called for improved access to justice as it highlighted its key priorities ahead of this Saturday's general election.

Published 5 February 2020

Irish law firms approached by 'claims harvesting' website

A number of Irish law firms have been approached by a UK-based "claims harvesting" website offering to refer clients for a fee, the Law Society of Ireland has said.

Published 5 February 2020

Law Society issues warning about fake immigration law firms

The Law Society of Ireland has issued a warning about fake law firms operating under the names Immigration Solicitors Dublin and Immigration Lawyer Cork.

Published 16 January 2020

#InPictures: William Fry and Maples trainees to compete in international environmental law moot

Two trainees from William Fry and one from Maples will represent Ireland at an international environmental law moot in April.

Published 13 January 2020

Coalition calls for immediate funding for dedicated family law courts complex

A new coalition of legal bodies, charities and NGOs has launched a campaign calling on the Government to immediately allocate the funding necessary to develop a dedicated family law courts complex at the Hammond Lane site.

Published 10 December 2019

Record number of English solicitors admitted to Irish roll in anticipation of Brexit

An all-time record number of solicitors in England and Wales were admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in Ireland this year, the Law Society of Ireland has said.

Published 29 November 2019

Staggering €300,000 raised at Calcutta Run presented to homelessness charities

A staggering €300,000 raised by the legal profession at this year's Calcutta Run has been presented to the Peter McVerry Trust and The Hope Foundation.

Published 15 November 2019

Michele O'Boyle becomes first woman to head Law Society in 15 years

Sligo solicitor Michele O'Boyle has been appointed as the 149th president of the Law Society of Ireland.

Published 11 November 2019

Fifteen solicitors provisionally elected to Law Society Council

Fifteen solicitors have been deemed provisionally elected to the Law Society Council following a ballot of solicitors.

Published 4 November 2019

Solicitor partnerships to be allowed to register as LLPs from Friday

Solicitor partnerships will be able to register as limited liability partnerships (LLP) from this Friday.

Published 29 October 2019

Over 20,000 solicitors on the Irish roll at end of landmark year

The Law Society of Ireland has celebrated the "historic milestone" of having more than 20,000 solicitors on the roll after the Brexit boost from England and Wales.

Published 25 October 2019