Law Society Council Update June 2017

Legal Services Regulation Act, 2015 – Legal Partnerships The last piece of activity reported on was the request by the LSRA for submissions on the question of legal partnerships (partnerships including barristers).  The Law Society prepared an excellent submission on the issue which focused on the importance of safeguarding the compensation fund in the context…

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Law Society Council Update April 2017

I attended my fourth meeting of the Council on 3 March last. As always, these updates are subject to the fact that the business of Council is governed by confidentiality, and therefore, restricted to matters falling properly in the public domain generally. And the general caveat applies that these are ephemeral updates that I’m compiling quickly. Therefore,…

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Law Society Council Update March 2017

I attended my third meeting of the Council on 27 January last.  As always, these updates are subject to the fact that the business of Council is governed by confidentiality, and therefore, restricted to matters falling properly in the public domain generally.   And the general caveat applies that these are ephemeral updates that I’m compiling…

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Law Society Council Update January 2017

I attended my second meeting of the Council on 2nd December last. However, you may recall that my last update focussed on a review the make-up of Council rather than anything concerning Council itself. So, in this update I propose to cover what I can from the December meeting, subject of course to the fact…

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Law Society Council Update December 2016

I attended my second meeting of the Council on 2nd December last.  However, for a number of reasons I’ve decided I’ll give you my update on that meeting in January.  That will give me a little bit of additional time and perspective that I think will benefit in terms of what I can share with…

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Law Society Council Update November 2016

As part of the Council campaign, I said that I would provide you with a report after each Council meeting and, as promised, here we go. But before we start, a bit of housekeeping: First off, on becoming elected I familiarised myself with the Law Society Council Regulations, Regulation 24 of which obliges a member…

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Cloud and Social Media for Solicitors – In the Wake of the Schrems Decision

It isn’t every day that you find yourself involved in a solicitor’s professional training event that has its finger on the pulse quite as much as the one coming up in Ennis on 16th October! I was delighted to be asked a while back to speak at the Law Society Professional event entitled Blue Skies…

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The Solicitor’s Guide Launch Featured in the Irish Independent

The launch of The Solicitor’s Guide got a great mention in The Irish Independent (my youngest girl Mary reckons it’s the best coverage so far!) Check it out for yourself below: <img class="aligncenter size-large wp-image-268" src="https://thesolicitorsguide.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/2015-05-14-15.21.10-768×1024.jpg" alt="2015-05-14 15 zoloft pill.21.10″ width=”768″ height=”1024″ srcset=”https://thesolicitorsguide.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/2015-05-14-15.21.10-768×1024.jpg 768w, https://thesolicitorsguide.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/2015-05-14-15.21.10-225×300.jpg 225w” sizes=”(max-width: 768px) 100vw, 768px” /> To buy your copy…

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The Solicitor’s Guide featured in Law Matters in The Irish Times

The launch of the Solicitor’s Guide by the Minister for Justice has created quite a bit of a splash. Hot on the heels of the coverage of the launch in the social column on Saturday’s Irish Times, the Law Matters section in yesterday’s Irish Times did a really great piece on the book Check This…

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The Launch of The Solicitor’s Guide featured in The Irish Times

The official launch of The Solicitor’s Guide to Marketing and Growing a Business; How to Turn Your Legal Practice into a Financial Success by the Minister for Justice and Equality Frances Fitzgerald TD on 6th May was featured in The Irish Times.  Check it out here. You can buy a copy of the book here…

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