Law Society of Ireland

Kearns questions whether Law Society can do more to stop fraudulent injury claims

Retired judge Nicholas Kearns, who chaired the Personal Injuries Commission, has questioned whether the Law Society of Ireland could do more to stop solicitors representing fraudulent personal injury claimants.

Published 20 May 2019

Northern team wins inaugural IronLaw Triathlon

Solicitors from Northern Ireland triumphed over their southern colleagues in the inaugural IronLaw North South Triathlon Challenge at the weekend.

Published 20 May 2019

Solicitors north and south competing in charity triathlon today

Solicitors from north and south of the border are competing today in a unique charity triathlon to raise funds for colleagues and their families experiencing difficult times.

Published 17 May 2019

Fake law firm website pulled after Law Society exposé

A website advertising a fake law firm has been pulled from the web after it was exposed by the Law Society of Ireland.

Published 16 May 2019

English and Welsh lawyers on Irish roll may not be allowed to practise before EU courts

English and Welsh lawyers who obtained a practising certificate in Ireland as part of their Brexit preparations may still not be allowed to practise before the EU courts, according to reports.

Published 14 May 2019

Over two dozen lawyers qualified to practise in Irish

More than two dozen lawyers have qualified to practice the law in the Irish language in the past two years, figures reveal.

Published 7 May 2019

Number of English and Welsh solicitors applying to join Irish roll remains strong

English and Welsh solicitors are continuing to join the Irish roll of solicitors in significant numbers nearly three years on from the Brexit vote, new figures reveal.

Published 30 April 2019

Law Society to offer five-week free course in arts and media law

The Law Society of Ireland has invited solicitors to take part in a free five-week online course in arts, entertainment and media law.

Published 16 April 2019

US students triumph at international competition hosted by Law Society of Ireland

Team USA triumphed in the Brown-Mosten International Client Consultation Competition, held this year at the Law Society of Ireland.

Published 12 April 2019

Mr Justice Kelly to join experts in appraisal of Mediation Act 2017

Mr Justice Peter Kelly, president of the High Court, will join mediation experts in Dublin today to examine the impact of the Mediation Act 2017 one year on from its commencement.

Published 28 March 2019

Updated court rules under Domestic Violence Act now in effect

New court rules required under the Domestic Violence Act 2018 have come into effect.

Published 19 March 2019

Senior Irish lawyers to join Washington D.C. launch of Ireland's bid to become post-Brexit legal hub

Senior Irish lawyers will travel to Washington D.C. this week to launch a Government-backed initiative to promote Ireland as an international legal centre after Brexit.

Published 13 March 2019

Law Society reaffirms commitment to gender equality on International Women's Day

The Law Society of Ireland has promised to continue working towards "higher standards of gender equality, diversity and inclusion", five years on from the Irish solicitor profession reaching gender parity.

Published 8 March 2019

Lawyers encouraged to take part in Calcutta Run 2019

Lawyers have been encouraged to raise cash for homelessness charities for a 21st consecutive year at the launch of the 2019 Calcutta Run in the Dublin offices of Walkers.

Published 8 March 2019

Law Society launches gender and equality task force

The Law Society of Ireland has launched a new Gender Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Task Force to promote equality, diversity and inclusion in the Society and the solicitors’ profession.

Published 5 March 2019