Law Society Regulations
Legislation and Practice Regulations set out the standards which solicitors in Northern Ireland must adhere to in relation to their practices and their duties to their clients.
Children Order Panel
Provision of Services Regulations 2009
Compensation Funds Regulations
Education, Admission and Training
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The core regulations made pursuant to the power granted to the Law Society are:
The Solicitors' Practice Regulations 1987 provides the standards to which solicitors must work as solicitors admitted in Northern Ireland.
In 2011 the regulations were updated.
In June 2013 an updated and consolidated version of the 1987 Practice Regulations to take account of the 2011 and 2013 Practice Amendment Regulations.
In addition there are a number of core regulations which govern the practice of solicitors in Northern Ireland and their relationship and duties to their clients. These include:
Acquisition of practices; papers and interests therein
Advertising and Marketing
Claims handling and contingency fees
Conflict of interest in conveyancing
Replies to Society correspondence
Supervision to practice
Professional Indemnity Insurance and Compensation Fund