Law Society of Northern Ireland



John Boston

Retired Belfast solicitor John Boston has passed away, the Law Society of Northern Ireland has announced.

Published 20 July 2021

Law Society urges government rethink on asylum plans

The Law Society of Northern Ireland has urged Home Secretary Priti Patel to rethink plans to restrict asylum claims from people entering the UK illegally.

Published 11 May 2021

Law Society launches Wellbeing Toolkit

Promoting good mental health is the focus of a new initiative being launched this week by the Law Society of Northern Ireland.

Published 30 April 2021

Law Society calls for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's release

The Law Society of Northern Ireland has called for British-Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to be released from prison in Iran.

Published 28 April 2021

#InPictures: Solicitors and barristers join roundtable on Human Rights Act review

Solicitors, barristers and rights campaigners attended a "hybrid" roundtable event hosted by the Law Society of Northern Ireland and the Bar Council of Northern Ireland to discuss the independent review of the Human Rights Act.

Published 29 March 2021

Ted Jones

Retired Belfast solicitor Ted Jones has passed away, the Law Society of Northern Ireland has said.

Published 8 March 2021

Law societies condemn Myanmar military coup

The presidents of the law societies of Northern Ireland, Ireland and Scotland have condemned the military coup in Myanmar.

Published 4 March 2021

Solicitors recognised in New Year's honours list

Northern Ireland solicitors Fiona Chamberlain and Alastair Rankin have been recognised by the UK government in the New Year's honours list.

Published 6 January 2021

Erosion of judicial review would have 'particularly stark impact' on Northern Ireland

An "erosion" of the judicial review court process, by which a check can be kept on the legality of government decision-making, would have a "particularly stark impact" in Northern Ireland, lawyers have warned.

Published 4 November 2020

Harry Nelson

Harry Nelson, the former Crown Solicitor for Northern Ireland, has passed away.

Published 14 October 2020

Legal professions denounce attack on 'lefty lawyers'

Northern Ireland's solicitor and barrister professions have rebuked Prime Minister Boris Johnson for his disparaging remarks about "lefty human rights lawyers".

Published 8 October 2020

Gerald Harrison

Retired Belfast solicitor Gerald Harrison, whose legal career spanned over four decades, has passed away.

Published 8 October 2020

Solicitors invited to join online health and wellbeing classes

Solicitors in Northern Ireland have been invited to join online classes part of an initiative to promote their health and wellbeing.

Published 25 September 2020

Law Society publish latest edition of conveyancing and land law journal

The Law Society of Northern Ireland has published its latest edition of Folio, the conveyancing and land law journal.

Published 9 September 2020

Robert G Sinclair & Co Ltd taken over by Law Society

Belfast city centre firm Robert G Sinclair & Co Ltd has been taken over by the Law Society of Northern Ireland as part of an ongoing investigation.

Published 13 August 2020