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06 July 2010

Renown Academic Speaks at Law Society Mediation Event

Renowned mediation expert and Fordham University academic, Professor Jacqueline Nolan-Haley was the keynote speaker at a unique event held at Law Society House in June 2010.

The Society were delighted to welcome Professor Nolan-Haley to the special event on the theme of mediation and to thank her for her ongoing support of the Society over the years.

Attending the lecture were solicitors from across Northern Ireland as well as members of the Presidential team and Council Members.

Also in attendance were the Lord Chief Justice, Sir Declan Morgan and the Honourable Mr Justice Weatherup.

The Society’s mediation event provided those attending with an opportunity to hear from Professor Nolan-Haley on the use and benefits of mediation in legal dispute resolution. 

Speaking after the event, Mr Brian Speers, Junior Vice President of the Society said:

We are delighted to welcome our friend and colleague Professor Nolan Haley back to the Society. She has been supportive of the Society’s mediation programme over the years.

Tonight’s lecture provides our members with the practical experiences of one of the world’s leading mediators and underscores the Society’s commitment to its mediation programme.