Northern Ireland Young Solicitors' Association (NIYSA)
The Northern Ireland Young Solicitors' Association was set up in 1984 by Harry Coll, the then President of the Law Society of Northern Ireland.
The Northern Ireland Young Solicitors' Association (NIYSA) was set up in 1984
by Harry Coll, the then President of the Law Society of Northern
The aims of the NIYSA are to:-
· represent the views of young solicitors in Northern Ireland;
· promote and advance the interests of young solicitors generally and those of the legal profession;
· organise activities of an educational and social nature; and
· encourage contact with other young solicitors’ Associations and with other professions.
Every solicitor who has not reached ten years’ post qualification experience (PQE) automatically becomes a member of the NIYSA.
At first committee meeting of 2021 the following
positions were confirmed:
Nugent (TC Solicitors);
Vice Chair: John
O’Kelly (HHD Solicitors);
Ruaidhri Austin (Lacey Solicitors);
Stewart (Carson McDowell);
McKeown (A & L Goodbody);
Media: Shannon Gawley (Carson McDowell) and Ross White (Millar McCall
Past Chair: Owen
Williamson (Shean Dickson Merrick)
on the committee are:
How can I stay up to date with NIYSA events?
Don't forget to join the NIYSA Facebook group at www.facebook.com/NIYoungSolicitorsAssociation
or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/theniysa
to stay up to date with the latest NIYSA events.
Your name can also be added to our email distribution list by contacting our
Membership Secretary, Shannon Gawley, at firstname.lastname@example.org