The Society’s remit
Society of Northern Ireland can investigate professional conduct complaints
including breaches of the Solicitors (Northern Ireland) Order 1976 as amended,
and breaches of the Society’s various regulations made there including
failure to reply to correspondence, breaches of undertakings, allegations of
misuse of client money, failure to discharge expert witness costs etc.
note that some conduct matters may raise allegations of fraud and professional
negligence which are outside of the Law Society’s statutory and regulatory
have an obligation pursuant to Regulation 25 of the Solicitor’s Practice
Regulations 1987 as amended to notify the Law Society of any regulatory breach by
This can be done
using the Law Society’s whistleblowing policy a copy of which available to
download on our website by clicking here.
you wish to make a conduct complaint please complete the online conduct
complaint form and return same to the Law Society with copies of all relevant