Who we are

The Law Society of Ireland is governed by a Council, comprising elected and nominated members of the solicitors’ profession. The Director General is the Chief Executive of the Law Society with all of the powers and responsibilities usually vested in a Chief Executive.

President and Council

A new Council is elected every year in November and delegates statutory functions to a range of Committees. A President and Vice-Presidents are also elected each year from elected Council members.

Council elections

Information about our annual elections and relevant dates can be found on the Council Elections page.

Director General

The Director General is the Chief Executive of the Law Society.

Operational plans for Society departments