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25 October 2017

Law Society Marks European Lawyers Day 2017

Over 50 solicitors were in attendance at a special conference held at Law Society House in Belfast this week to mark European Lawyers Day 2017.

Now in its third year the conference, which was hosted by the Law Society of Northern Ireland, provides an opportunity to mark European Lawyers Day by highlighting the legal profession’s significant contribution to the rule of law and justice system throughout Europe.

The Law Society of Northern Ireland has been working in conjunction with other members of Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) to actively promote the overarching theme of European lawyers Day of ‘E-volving Lawyers; How digital transformation can enrich the relationship between the citizen and the lawyer’.

Those attending the conference had an opportunity to hear from a number of key note speakers including the President of the Law Society of Northern Ireland, Ian Huddleston and Stephen Beattie and Andrew Bennett from Allen & Overy LLP.

Speaking after the conference the President of the Law Society of Northern Ireland, Ian Huddleston said;

“We are delighted to have welcomed so many colleagues to this important conference marking European Lawyers Day and to have provided a platform to examine issues of importance affecting lawyers and their clients throughout Europe and further afield”.

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