Law Society of Northern Ireland



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

#InPictures: Law Society hosts morning pilates for mental health

The Law Society of Northern Ireland hosted an early morning pilates class yesterday to mark World Mental Health Day.

Published 11 October 2019

Law Society and BMA unveil 'joint consent form' to simplify solicitor access to GP notes

A new consent form to improve the process by which solicitors seek a client's GP notes and records has been launched by the Law Society of Northern Ireland and the British Medical Association (BMA).

Published 2 October 2019

Ministry of Justice officials brief Northern Ireland lawyers on Brexit planning

Senior officials from the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) briefed Northern Ireland lawyers on how to prepare for Brexit at an event hosted in partnership with the Law Society of Northern Ireland.

Published 30 September 2019

John H. Cavan

Retired solicitor John H. Cavan has passed away, the Law Society of Northern Ireland has announced.

Published 25 September 2019

Law Society Mediation Services holds first board meeting

The management board of the new Law Society Mediation Services (LSMS) has met for the first time.

Published 20 September 2019

Lawyers from Britain, Jersey, Isle of Man and Cyprus welcomed to Belfast for Commonwealth Lawyers Association meeting

Lawyers from Britain, Jersey, the Isle of Man and Cyprus were welcomed to Belfast for the second meeting of the European Hub of the Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA).

Published 17 September 2019

#InPictures: Annual prayer service marks start of the new legal year

Northern Ireland's top legal figures attended a prayer service to mark the start of the new legal year yesterday.

Published 9 September 2019

Pro Bono Choir raises £8,000 for charities at summer concert

The Pro Bono Choir, made up of solicitors, barristers and judges, raised £8,000 for charities Flourish NI and Helping Hand at its annual summer concert.

Published 20 August 2019

#InPictures: Law Society president addresses American Bar Association conference in Oxford

Suzanne Rice, president of the Law Society of Northern Ireland, has addressed an American Bar Association (ABA) conference in Oxford on the themes of good government and the rule of law.

Published 9 August 2019

Over £2,000 raised by immigration solicitors presented to Barnardo's

Over £2,000 raised by immigration solicitors in Northern Ireland has been presented to children's charity Barnardo's.

Published 2 August 2019

David Lavery CB confirmed as new Law Society Chief Executive

The Law Society of Northern Ireland has announced the appointment of its new Chief Executive, David Lavery CB.

Published 21 June 2019