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Education Committee

Charter

The Education Committee consists of up to fourteen members:

  • seven Council Members and
  • seven Cooptees (non-Council members who had volunteer to assist the Committee. The Committee generally meets every five weeks with a break in the New Year.

The Committee deals with policy and practical matters arising out of the education, training and admission of solicitors in Northern Ireland.

Recent key issues include a review of the vocational training system for solicitors and the issue of a second consultation document, the accreditation of a second vocational training provider, namely, the Graduate School of Professional Legal Education at the University of Ulster's Magee campus.

The Committee deals with a variety of applications including, applications for admission under alternative routes such as experienced law clerks or those with special qualification or experience, applications for admission for other jurisdictions.

To contact the Committee please email education@lawsoc-ni.org