Council Elections

As a member of the Law Society of Ireland, have you considered running for the Council?

By joining the Law Society of Ireland Council, you can play an important role in shaping and developing the future of the solicitors’ profession.

The Council governs the Law Society and comprises 31 elected members, four provincial delegates and 13 nominated members. At least eight Council meetings are held annually. Meetings discuss a variety of matters important to the profession including reports from committees, working groups and task forces, and selecting Society representatives.

2020/2021 Election

On 12 November 2020, the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Law Society approved the Scrutineer's Report on the 2020 Council Election.

Why get involved?

Joining the Council will allow you the opportunity to play a central part in protecting and directing your profession’s future, further your career and develop connections with your colleagues.

If you have any enquiries about the nomination and election process, please email