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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:

“I am deeply honoured to accept the Office of President of the Law Society of Northern Ireland.

As 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.

ENDS 


 

About Brigid Napier

  • 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 1930. 
  • 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. 
 
  • Brigid’s daily work as a practising solicitor with over 30 years’ experience involves working at the coalface with individuals and businesses in crisis.
 
  • Brigid sits on the Board of Leukaemia & Lymphoma NI which will be the President’s Charity of the Year.


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