The Law Society of Ireland has announced the appointment of Mayo solicitor, James Cahill, as President of the Law Society for the year 2020/2021, with effect from today.
Mr Cahill is principal in the firm Cahill & Cahill in Castlebar. He becomes the 150th President of the Law Society.
Mr Cahill will serve a one-year term as president of the 22,000-strong solicitors’ profession until November 2021.
“It is a great honour to serve as President of the Law Society of Ireland for the coming 12 months. To be leading the Irish solicitors’ is a personal privilege; however, this is also time of great challenge,” Mr Cahill said.