Bolton-based solicitor, Joe Egan was 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 succeeded president Robert Bourns.
Joe Egan set five priorities for his year as president of the Law Society, which are:
On 5 July 2018, vice-president of the Law Society Christina Blacklaws became the 174th president, taking over from Joe Egan.
Poland risks its global reputation if it passes a law weakening the independence of its Supreme Court and potentially politicising its judiciary.
The new board of the Law Society 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 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.