15 June 2022
Law Society of Northern Ireland Statement
Law Society of Northern Ireland notes with concern the Prime Minister’s recent
comments criticising lawyers bringing legal challenges against the
of this kind are a vital part of our legal system and ensure that the
Government are acting within the law.
are duty bound to represent their clients to the best of their ability and this
is never more important than when supporting vulnerable clients to protect
Law Society of Northern Ireland supports the call from our colleagues in the
rest of the United Kingdom for the Prime Minister to stop attacking lawyers for
doing their jobs.