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 2017/18

Nominations for the Council election for 2017/18 close on Monday 18 September 2017.

Close of poll for the election to Council is 26 October 2017 at 5:00 pm.

Director General

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

Operational plans for Society departments