The Law Society library provides information, reference and lending services to members of the Law Society and Law School trainees.
Phased re-opening - as of 3 July 2020
The Library has re-commenced the book loan service with delivery of book loans to your home or work address via An Post, or DX tracked courier (work address only).
Please let us know when ordering a book loan where you wish to have the book/s delivered. DX tracked courier delivers to work addresses only and requires signature on delivery.
Book loans can be ordered by contacting the Library at 01-6724843 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Books may be returned in person to Main Reception in Blackhall only.
Document delivery and legal research enquiries are fully operational.
Book time slot
The Library is re-opening study desks for members and students from Monday 13 July. A limited number of study desks are available and booking in advance is required.
The library offers a wide range of legal information sources including textbooks, journals, legislation, case law, precedent forms and electronic databases.
Login to Library Catalogue
To access library services including the catalogue and book loans, visit the online library catalogue site.
Login with your Library username and Pin (your library password or pin is provided by library staff and not the same as the Law Society website password).
Celebrating a Century of Equal Opportunities Legislation - the First 100 Women Solicitors
The Law Society Library has been able to collect biographies and photographs for 47 of the first 100 women admitted as solicitor in Ireland. Click on the image below to read about them in detail.
Law Society Institutional Archives online
As of November 2016, you can now access an online version of the Law Society’s Institutional Archive 1841-1940s including Roll Books, Council Minutes, Gazettes, Court of Examiners Minutes, Registers of Apprentices and SADSI materials. For details, log into the online library catalogue.
Sign up for LawWatch - a weekly email with the latest judgments, legislation and journal articles. To subscribe, contact email@example.com.
Contact the library
Address: Library, Law Society of Ireland, Blackhall Place, Dublin 7.
Tel: (01) 6724843/4
Monday - Thursday: 9.00am - 6.00pm
Friday: 9.00am - 5.00pm
If you have a library query please contact the library at tel: 672 4843/4 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.