LSRA



Male solicitors more successful in applications for senior counsel

Male solicitors were twice as likely as women to succeed in their applications for recognition as senior counsel, according to new figures.

Published 18 September 2020

Solicitors to be named senior counsel in landmark moment

Around a dozen-and-a-half solicitors are set to make Irish legal history by being appointed as senior counsel, the first time the honour traditionally reserved for barristers has been bestowed on their solicitor colleagues.

Published 3 September 2020

Solicitors invited to apply to become senior counsel for first time

Solicitors have been invited to apply to become senior counsel for the first time in Irish legal history.

Published 2 July 2020

Consultation on unification of legal professions extended

The Legal Services Regulatory Authority (LSRA) has extended the deadline for written submissions on the unification of the solicitors' profession and barristers' profession.

Published 1 June 2020

New legal regulator received over 600 complaints in first five months

The Legal Services Regulatory Authority (LSRA) received over 600 complaints in the first five months of the new independent complaints handling regime, according to a new report.

Published 8 April 2020

New legal watchdog takes on responsibility for complaints against solicitors and barristers

The Legal Services Regulatory Authority (LSRA) has taken over responsibility for complaints made in respect of solicitors and barristers.

Published 8 October 2019

New legal watchdog hampered by founding legislation

The new watchdog for the legal profession has warned it is being frustrated by a requirement that it meet deadlines enshrined in its founding legislation.

Published 15 April 2019