The Law Society library provides information, reference and lending services to members of the Law Society and Law School trainees.

Contact the library

Address: Library, Law Society of Ireland, Blackhall Place, Dublin 7.
DX 79
Tel: (01) 6724843/4

Opening Hours: 

Monday - Friday: 9 am - 5 pm

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 is not the same as the Law Society website password).

Book loans

If you require book loans, we can arrange to leave these for collection or deliver by post or DX. Book loan collection does not require an appointment.

Library charges for document delivery

LawWatch newsletter

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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.


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 solicitors in Ireland. Click on the image below to read about them in detail.


If you have a library query, please contact the library at tel: 01 672 4843/4 or email