Law Society of Ireland

Flanagan calls on Law Society to discipline insurance fraud solicitors

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has called on the Law Society of Ireland to discipline solicitors who are knowingly bringing false insurance claims to court.

Published 15 July 2019

High Court: Man left with €190,000 liability in fraudulent conveyance loses case against Law Society

A man who took out a €190,000 mortgage to purchase property which he mistakenly believed to be in the ownership of a solicitor in 2008 has had his application for judicial review dismissed in the High Court.

Published 11 July 2019

Dr Mark Hyland appointed adjunct professor of IP law at Law Society of Ireland

The Irish Music Rights Organisation (IMRO) and the Law Society of Ireland have announced the appointment of Dr Mark Hyland as the inaugural IMRO Adjunct Professor of Intellectual Property Law.

Published 18 June 2019

Law Society calls for technical consultation ahead of Finance Bill publication

The Law Society of Ireland has called on the Government to introduce a formal technical consultation before publishing the next Finance Bill.

Published 14 June 2019

Law Society to host football competition to mark World Refugee Day

Players from countries across the world will compete at the Law Society's headquarters next weekend in the 10th Annual SARI UNHCR World Refugee Day Fair Play Cup.

Published 13 June 2019

Trainee solicitors Grainne Hussey and Aneta Szczurek win Corn Adomnáin Cup

Trainee solicitors Grainne Hussey and Aneta Szczurek triumphed in the fifth Corn Adomnáin Competition in International Humanitarian Law (IHL).

Published 7 June 2019

US judge to deliver Law Society lecture on justice and addiction

The judge presiding over the first opioid intervention court in the US will deliver the Law Society of Ireland's annual human rights lecture next week.

Published 6 June 2019

Senior family lawyer warns that legal system is 'failing most vulnerable'

Ireland's family law system is "broken and failing the most vulnerable in our society", solicitor Helen Coughlan has warned.

Published 29 May 2019

Law Society helps nearly 100 solicitors return to work

The Law Society of Ireland has helped nearly 100 solicitors return to work after an extended period of leave in the past three years.

Published 28 May 2019

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