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05 October 2022

President attends opening of Legal Year in England and Wales

The President, Brigid Napier and President of the Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA), Brian Speers attended the 'Opening of the Legal Year in England and Wales' on Monday 3rd October 2022.

They joined colleagues in participating in round table discussions hosted by the Law Society of England and Wales and the Bar Council of England and Wales before attending the opening Service at Westminster Abbey.

Pictured before leaving for Westminster Abbey are the home jurisdictions Presidents including:

  • Michelle Ni Longain, President Law Society of Ireland

  • Lubna Shuja, incoming President of the Law Society of England and Wales,

  • Brigid Napier President of the Law Society of Northern Ireland,

  • Murray Etherington, President of the Law Society of Scotland and

  • Brian Speers, President of the Commonwealth Lawyers Association.



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