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25 September 2013

Society Thanks Outgoing Director of Institute of Professional Legal Studies

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT - ANNE DEVLIN, HEAD OF EDUCATION, IAN HUDDELSTON, COMMITTEE MEMBER, ANNE FENTON, DIRECTOR, RICHARD PALMER, JUNIOR VICE PRESIDENT, BRIAN SPEERS, CHAIR OF THE EDUCATION REVIEW WORKING GROUP

 

Members of the Society's Presidential and Chief Executive team joined members of the educational committee to pay tribute to Mrs Anne Fenton the outgoing Director of the Institute of Professional Legal Studies.  Mrs Fenton was enrolled as a Solicitor in 1978 and from 1981 she was principal in the firm of Conn and Fenton, Lisburn before being appointed as Director in 1998.

She has proactively and tirelessly worked with the Society over the years developing the training programme for apprentice solicitors and contributing to the Society's overall education programme. During an event in her honour, the Society's Chair of the Education Review Working Group thanked her for her invaluable contribution to the solicitor branch of the legal profession.