Key dates and more information

Learn more about the work of the Council and key dates for your diary.

Key Council election dates

See below for key upcoming dates for nominations and voting. Please note that both nominations and voting will take place through the Law Society website so make sure you know your solicitor number and password ahead of time.

  • 1 September: nominations open online on

  • 25 September: nominations close at 5pm

  • 12 October: closing date for sending in canvassing profile (up to 500 words)

  • 20 October: voting opens – login to to access secure evoting system

  • 2 November: voting closes at 5pm

  • 9 November: election results at AGM

More information

Further communications will issue through the website and eZines. If you have a query please contact:

Council Election queries - 

Website login queries -

Visual guide to the Council

The Law Society has produced a helpful infographic to explain the make-up and work of the Council. Click on the image to view the full version.

infographic preview


The Bye-Laws of the Law Society of Ireland are effective as at 10 November, 2022.