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Solicitor numbers pass 14,000 mark

The number of solicitors has passed 14,000 for the first time.

18th May, 2013
Law Society Director General Ken Murphy..

The number of solicitors has passed 14,000 for the first time.

At the end of 2012, there were 13,965 solicitors on the roll, according to the Law Society. Admissions this year have taken that number past the 14,000 mark.

The number of practising certificates also rose last year by 197, an increase of 2.3 per cent over the previous year. In all, 8,768 solicitors held practising certificates at the start of this year, compared with 7,876 five years earlier.

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