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17 October 2011

Society Receives Iso Accreditation

It was good news in October as the Law Society of Northern Ireland received notification that it had obtained ISO 9001:2008 accreditation.


From left to right in photo

Alan Hunter, Chief Executive, Heather Semple, Janine Tyrie and Brian Speers, President of the Society


ISO 9001 is the benchmark standard for quality management systems and the Society achieved the accreditation following a rigorous review of its operations and systems.

At a ceremony at Law Society House the President of the Society, Brian Speers presented the Society’s Chief Executive, Alan Hunter with the certificate of ISO accreditation.

Speaking afterwards, Alan Hunter said:

“This achievement reflects the personal commitment of all the staff of the Law Society who have continuously, over the course of the last year, been dedicated in obtaining the accreditation.    

On behalf of the Society I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the staff of the Society and in particular Mrs Heather Semple our ISO Co-ordinator and Mrs Janine Tyrie who contributed significantly.

ISO 9001 certification is an important achievement for the Society. It will contribute to ensuring that our service delivery is of a high standard and it underscores our commitment to our members to continuous improvement”.