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31 May 2017

International Bar Members Welcomed at Reception at Belfast City Hall

Over 300 members of the International Bar Association (IBA) were in attendance at Belfast City Hall on Friday 26th May 2017 for a welcome reception hosted by the Law Society of Northern Ireland, Bar Council of Northern Ireland and Invest NI.

The event which was sponsored by A&L Goodbody (Principal sponsor), Tughans, Carson McDowell, Cleaver Fulton Rankin, Mills Selig and Thompsons NI included speeches from the President of the Law Society of Northern Ireland, Ian Huddleston, and Chair of the Bar of Northern Ireland, Liam McCollum QC, and Mark Ennis, Chairman of Invest NI.

The event had been organised as part of a number of social events to showcase Northern Ireland and the legal profession to those delegates attending the IBA Mid-Year meeting in Belfast and from Wednesday 24th - Saturday 27th May 2017.

A fantastic evening was had by all.

In main photo from left to right -

David Mulholland, CEO of the Bar Council of Northern Ireland

Anne Beggs, Invest NI

Liam McCollum QC, Chair of the Bar Council of Northern Ireland

Peter Stafford, A&L Goodbody

Norville Connolly, IBA Representative for Northern Ireland and LSNI Council member

Brian Dolaghan, Invest NI

Ian Huddleston, President of the Law Society of Northern Ireland

Barbara Creed, A&L Goodbody

Alan Hunter, CEO of the Law Society of Northern Ireland

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