An article in the The Lawyer, 10 June reported Martin Mears' call for the chair of the Solicitors Indemnity Fund (SIF) to resign over a £454.5m shortfall in the fund. The article incorrectly identified Sam Wilson as chair of the SIF. He is in fact chair of the Law Society's standards and guidance committee and there was no call by Mears for him to resign.
The Law Society of Ireland has been told by Eire’s Labour Court – the Irish equivalent of the UK’s Advisory Conciliatory and Arbitration Service – to reinstate a secretary whose sacking sparked off a three-week strike and picketing of the Law Society’s Dublin headquarters. The strike among the society’s 40 administrative and clerical workers had […]