Law Society of Northern Ireland



Naomi Long elected justice minister after devolution deal struck

Alliance Party leader Naomi Long has been elected as Northern Ireland's justice minister after the five main political parties signed up to a deal to restore devolution.

Published 13 January 2020

Over 100 new apprentice solicitors welcomed by Law Society

Over 100 new apprentice solicitors have been welcomed by the Law Society of Northern Ireland this week.

Published 10 January 2020

New anti-money laundering regulations take effect across UK

Stricter new anti-money laundering (AML) regulations have come into force across the UK with effect from today.

Published 10 January 2020

Royal Courts of Justice packed out for Pro Bono Choir concert

The Royal Courts of Justice was packed out for the Pro Bono Choir's annual Christmas concert.

Published 18 December 2019

New book sets out bail law and practice

Judges and lawyers attended Law Society House on Friday for the launch of a new book by barrister and former academic Katie Quinn and solicitor advocate Charlene Dempsey.

Published 9 December 2019

Legal and medical experts address packed conference on clinical negligence evidence

Legal and medical practitioners have addressed a packed-out conference in Belfast on the subject of expert evidence in clinical negligence cases.

Published 5 December 2019

Rowan White elected president of the Law Society of Northern Ireland

Rowan White has been elected president of the Law Society of Northern Ireland, succeeding Suzanne Rice.

Published 2 December 2019

In pictures... Immigration Conference 2019

Keynote speakers at the Law Society of Nothern Ireland's Immigration Conference 2019.

Published 25 November 2019

Michael Beloff QC delivers keynote at eighth annual sports law conference

One of the world's leading sports law specialists, Michael Beloff QC, addressed Northern Ireland lawyers at the eighth annual sports law conference at Law Society House.

Published 22 November 2019

#InPictures: Lawyers and campaigners discuss refugee rights at evening of film screenings

Lawyers and campaigners discussed the human rights of refugees and asylum seekers last night after a series of film screenings jointly hosted by the Immigration Practitioners' Group (IPG) and Queen's University Belfast (QUB).

Published 21 November 2019

Claire Edgar appointed to International Children Law Panel of Solicitors

Claire Edgar, family and divorce partner at Francis Hanna & Co Solicitors, has been appointed to the Law Society of Northern Ireland's International Children Law Panel of Solicitors.

Published 19 November 2019

More than 550 solicitors complete Law Society advanced advocacy course

More than 550 solicitors have completed the Law Society of Northern Ireland's advanced advocacy course since it started two decades ago.

Published 8 November 2019

MKB Law welcomes appointment of two solicitors to Children Order Panel

Belfast firm MKB Law has announced that two of its family lawyers have been appointed to the Children Order Panel by the Law Society of Northern Ireland.

Published 5 November 2019

Implications of Brexit for legal practices explored at Law Society events

The implications of Brexit for legal practices is one of the issues being explored at a series of events taking place throughout Northern Ireland this week.

Published 29 October 2019

Over 300 solicitors attend Law Society annual conveyancing conference

Over 300 solicitors from across Northern Ireland attended the Law Society's annual conveyancing conference.

Published 16 October 2019