Call for more support for smaller local law firms

There are more than one hundred solicitor firms in the counties of Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal, with five or fewer solicitors.

The Law Society of Ireland has launched a report and strategic plan to support and develop these ‘smaller firms’.

The report, is based on extensive research, involving a survey of hundreds of smaller firms from all over Ireland, as well as involving focus groups and in-depth case studies.

It makes eleven strategic recommendations to assist sole practitioners and smaller practices to grow their businesses and achieve greater success for themselves, their staff and their local communities.

Sligo based solicitor and incoming President of the Irish Law Society, Michele O’ Boyle, says it’s vital that support is provided to smaller local law firms.