26 November 2021
Law Society welcomes Brigid Napier as new President
The Law Society
of Northern Ireland has welcomed Brigid Napier as its new President.
Brigid has taken
up her new role as President with a commitment to represent the
interests of solicitors and their clients and to meet the challenges ahead.
Speaking ahead of her
presidential year, she said:
am deeply honoured to accept the Office of President of the Law Society of
the Society approaches its centenary celebrations it will be my priority to
ensure that the Society remains at the very forefront of justice issues in
Northern Ireland working on behalf of our members and in the public interest.
I remain committed to
building a stronger more inclusive, open and diverse solicitor profession
reflective of the needs of clients, responsive to an ever-changing legal
landscape and ready for its next 100 years”.
The new president will be
supported in her duties by Rowan White Senior Vice President, Brian Archer,
newly appointed Junior Vice President, Brian Speers, Treasurer and David A.
Lavery CB, Chief Executive of the Law Society of Northern Ireland.
- Brigid Napier graduated from
Queen’s University Belfast in 1985 and joined her father in the family
practice of Napier & Sons, a firm established by her grandfather in
- She is currently a Director
in Napier Solicitors and advises on all aspects of Personal and Corporate
Insolvency and is regularly appointed as a Trustee in Bankruptcy or
Liquidator in complex insolvencies.
daily work as a practising solicitor with over 30 years’ experience
involves working at the coalface with individuals and businesses in
- Brigid sits on the Board of
Leukaemia & Lymphoma NI which will be the President’s Charity of the
Rowan White, Senior Vice President
Brian Archer, Junior Vice President
David Lavery, Chief Executive
New Presidential Team 2021