Law Society of Ireland



More than 3,500 solicitors register for free online CPD courses

More than 3,500 solicitors and trainee solicitors have registered for free CPD courses offered by the Law Society of Ireland in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

Published 4 August 2020

Oaths and affirmations system to be modernised

Witnesses will no longer be required to indicate their religious faith when filing an affidavit under a proposed overhaul of the oaths and affirmations system.

Published 23 July 2020

Women solicitors invited to take part in mentorship programme

Women solicitors have been invited to apply to take part in the Law Society of Ireland's new mentorship programme.

Published 3 July 2020

Law Society highlights key law and justice priorities in Programme for Government

The Law Society of Ireland has welcomed news of the ratification of the Programme for Government (PfG), and highlighted the inclusion of some key law and justice priorities.

Published 29 June 2020

Law Society names Justice Media Awards winners in online ceremony

The Law Society of Ireland has announced the winners of the 2020 Justice Media Awards, held online for the first time in the event’s 29-year history.

Published 26 June 2020

Law Society adds voice to calls to retain DCYA

The Law Society of Ireland has added its voice to those calling for the retention of the Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA) in the next government.

Published 16 June 2020

Nearly 450 trainee solicitors taking part in online PPC II

Nearly 450 trainee solicitors are undertaking the Law Society of Ireland's inaugural online Professional Practice Course II (PPC II).

Published 8 June 2020

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