Bolton-based solicitor, Joe Egan is the 173rd president of the Law Society of England and Wales.
A past president of the Bolton Law Society and representative for solicitors in Lancashire and Greater Manchester, Joe Egan succeeds outgoing president Robert Bourns.
Joe Egan has set five priorities for his year as president of the Law Society, which are:
The new board of the Law Society of England and Wales held its inaugural meeting today in a milestone for the organisation’s new governance arrangements.
Joe Egan welcomed the appointment of David Gauke as Lord Chancellor on 18 January.
Lawyers across the world risk harassment, imprisonment and even murder just for doing their jobs, the Law Society of England and Wales said on the Day of the Endangered Lawyer.
On 13 December, president of the Law Society Joe Egan welcomed the chair of the Treasury Select Committee the Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP to an event co-hosted with Cicero Group at the Common Room.
Five solicitor advocates appointed Queen's Counsel today were singled out for praise by the Law Society of England and Wales.
Law Society president Joe Egan, vice president Christina Blacklaws and deputy vice president Simon Davis made a joint statement asserting that everyone has a duty to help end harassment of any kind.
As a growing number of free legal advice clinics pop up in GP surgeries and healthcare centres, legal charities and professional bodies behind this year’s National Pro Bono Week are drawing attention to the link between pro bono legal advice and health.
Productivity growth in the legal services sector may double by 2038 due to a growth in automation and the adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI), according to new research conducted by the Law Society of England and Wales.
Law Society president Joe Egan wrote to The Times regarding the government’s duty of care to the brave men and women who serve our country.
A speech delivered by Joe Egan at today's swearing in ceremony for the lord chief justice.