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.
The Director General is the Chief Executive of the Law Society.
Operational plans for Society departments