Your guide to the new Lawsociety.ie

09/08/2022

Take a look at the new version of the Law Society website.

Background

A new version of lawsociety.ie will be deployed between Thursday 11 August and Sunday 14 August. The helpful video below highlights some of the key features of the new site, and how to use it. You can watch the video, or browse the guide below.


To log in, go to the right hand corner and click on the teal box. This will bring you to the login page. Enter your credentials and press log in.

Login to site


Information for solicitors can be found under the “For Solicitors” tab on the navigation bar.

Solicitor resources

Knowledge Base has guidance and information to support members in day-to-day practice, including:

  • Practice Notes
  • Precedents
  • eNewsletters
  • Publications
  • Library
  • LawWatch

This section also includes new 'Practice areas', one-stop-shops with the latest Practice Notes, most popular precedents and updates for discrete areas of practice.

practice areas preview

Rules and Legislation has information on regulatory issues, including:

  • Anti-Money Laundering
  • Solicitor's Acts Compendium
  • Complaints Handling
  • GDPR & Data Protection
  • Orders for Client Files
  • Financial Regulation
  • Solicitor Advertising
  • Legal Services Regulation Act
  • Sanctions on Russia and Belarus
  • CPD Scheme

Business and Career Resources has information to support members with practice management, developing their careers, and administration, including:

Courts Service information
Practising Certificate
Insurance (PII)
Book Meeting Rooms
Business Hub
Cyber Security
Opening a Practice
Buy Sell Merge

Closing a Practice
Hiring Staff
Hiring a Trainee
Quote - opt in
Diversity and Inclusion
Careers
Covid-19 support

You’ll also find a handy link to remote hearings on the homepage.

remote hearings homepage link

Representation highlights how the Law Society Committees, Council and Executive work to represent the view of the profession, and support members, with information on:

Member Benefits
Membership
Committees
Wellbeing Hub

Member Logo
Afghan Assistance
Ukraine
Policy and Law Reform

 


All relevant trainee information can now be found under the Education and CPD tab at the top on the page. Hover on this tab and click on Trainees. This will bring you to the Trainees page, where you can find information on PPC, Psychological Services and more.

Trainee resources

 


News and Events can be found on the navigation bar on the top of the page on the far right. Here you can find news, events, the Legal Training eZine and other keys dates in the Law Society diary including the Law Society Gala and the Justice Media Awards.

news and events new site

 


To access your dashboard, you need to be logged in. Once you are, go to the top right hand corner. In the dashboard you can find your applications, address preferences, orders and much more.

Dashboard

Your feedback

The new-look website is part of a continuous programme of evidence-based, iterative user experience changes to the site. We always welcome feedback from members and other website users. If you have a comment or query about the new site, please email webmaster@lawsociety.ie.