Law Society of Northern Ireland



First 2020 issue of Journal of Elder Law and Capacity released online

The first issue of the Journal of Elder Law and Capacity for 2020 has been published online as an "e-issue".

Published 29 July 2020

New online complaints portal launched by Law Society

A new online complaints portal has been launched by the Law Society of Northern Ireland to support clients seeking to make a complaint about their solicitor.

Published 1 July 2020

Solicitors invited to join Law Society's human rights group

Solicitors have been invited to apply for membership of the Law Society of Northern Ireland's new human rights and equality group.

Published 1 July 2020

Law Society urges solicitors to apply for High Court posts

The Law Society of Northern Ireland has written to solicitors to urge them to apply for two vacant positions on the High Court.

Published 23 June 2020

Law Society donates £10,000 to Community Justice Fund

The Law Society of Northern Ireland has donated £10,000 to the Access to Justice Foundation's Community Justice Fund.

Published 23 June 2020

John R. Sullivan

Retired solicitor John R. Sullivan has passed away, the Law Society of Northern Ireland has said.

Published 23 June 2020

Maria McCloskey to chair Law Society's new human rights and equality group

Belfast solicitor Maria McCloskey has been selected to chair the Law Society of Northern Ireland's new human rights and equality group.

Published 19 June 2020

Solicitors welcome re-opening of housing market today

Solicitors have welcomed the re-opening of the Northern Ireland housing market from today.

Published 15 June 2020

Frances C. Buchanan

Castlerock solicitor Frances C. Buchanan, née O'Hara, has passed away following a short illness.

Published 4 June 2020

Guardian ad litem agency to postpone recruitment of new solicitor panel

The reconstitution of the Northern Ireland Guardian Ad Litem Agency's (NIGALA) solicitor panel has been postponed for at least six months.

Published 28 May 2020

Eibhlínn McAleer

Belfast solicitor Eibhlínn McAleer (née Lynch) has suddenly passed away, the Law Society of Northern Ireland has announced.

Published 18 May 2020

Solicitor acts remotely for client in police interview in Northern Ireland first

A criminal defence lawyer has acted remotely for a client in a police interview in a Northern Ireland first.

Published 16 April 2020

Belfast council to allow solicitors to apply for property certificates by email

Belfast City Council has put temporary measures in place to allow solicitors to continue to apply for property certificates via e-mail during the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 9 April 2020

Jacinta McCullough

Retired Belfast solicitor Jacinta McCullough has passed away, the Law Society of Northern Ireland has said.

Published 8 April 2020

Law Society seeks 'urgent resolution' to Land Registry closure

The Law Society of Northern Ireland has raised concerns over the impact of the Land Registry's closure during the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 6 April 2020