Law Society aims to adapt to changing times

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3rd January, 2009

It’s a sign of the times that the Law Society’s annual conference - traditionally held in exotic, far-flung, tax deductible destinations - is being moved next year from Bilbao in Spain to Ireland. The theme of the conference - appropriately - will be ‘Practice management in a recession’.

The move was one of the first decisions of the society’s new president, John D Shaw, the third generation of his...

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