Law Society of Ireland

Mental health experts to address Law Society conference

Mental health experts will discuss the importance of mindfulness in improving general mental health and productivity at a conference organised by the Law Society's younger members committee later today.

Published 10 October 2019

Law Society launches project to improve wellbeing of Irish solicitors

The Law Society of Ireland has announced the launch of a new initiative designed to promote wellbeing in the solicitors' profession in Ireland.

Published 8 October 2019

Street Law programme delivered to 3,000 school students across Ireland

Over 3,000 transition year students have completed the Law Society of Ireland's Street Law programme since its roll-out six years ago.

Published 7 October 2019

Number of solicitors on Irish roll reaches 20,531

The number of solicitors on the Irish roll reached a record high of 20,531 at the end of August, the Law Society of Ireland has announced.

Published 13 September 2019

Black solicitor calls on Law Society to conduct annual research on ethnic minority lawyers

A black solicitor has called on the Law Society of Ireland to carry out annual research on the numbers of Irish lawyers from ethnic minority backgrounds.

Published 2 September 2019

Nominations open for Law Society Council elections

Nominations have opened for elections to the Law Society of Ireland Council ahead of the Society's AGM in November.

Published 27 August 2019

Legal watchdog blames delay in complaints process roll-out on Public Expenditure

The new Legal Services Regulatory Authority (LSRA) has blamed a Government department for the delay in rolling out its new complaints system, according to reports.

Published 26 August 2019

Law Society to open doors for National Heritage Week

The Law Society of Ireland is offering guided tours of its Blackhall Place headquarters as part of National Heritage Week.

Published 20 August 2019

Law Society to save €2.5m following vacant site levy appeal

The Law Society of Ireland is expected to save around €2.5 million over the next three years after winning a vacant site levy appeal.

Published 16 August 2019

Law Society opens mentee applications for women mentorship programme

The Law Society of Ireland's mentorship programme for women wishing to advance their careers to a senior level has now opened for applications from mentees.

Published 16 August 2019

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