The Society of Young Solicitors Ireland would like to extend our sincere gratitude to the outgoing Chair, Eimear Bell, and members of the 2018 Committee who ensured that 2018 was another hugely successful and enjoyable year for the Society.

We would also like to congratulate our new Chair, Alex Kennedy, and the incoming members of the 2019 Committee. Full details of the 2019 Committee can be found here.

Upcoming Events

SYS Annual Conference 2019

The SYS Annual Conference 2019 will take place at the Strand Hotel, Limerick during the weekend of 11 – 13 October 2019. The SYS Conference is the highlight of the SYS calendar and fulfils some of the Society’s most important objectives: the promotion of useful contacts and networking and socialising between young solicitors throughout Ireland, as well as providing a forum for a detailed and in-depth discussion on a selected area of the law. The theme for this year’s SYS Conference and our speakers will be decided in the coming weeks.

SYS Tag Rugby Tournament 2019

The second running of the SYS Tag Rugby Tournament will take place on Saturday, 15 June 2019 in Railway Union Sports Club, Sandymount. Team entry forms and further details on this event will be available soon.

Chosen Charity

The Society of Young Solicitors is proud to announce that our chosen charity for 2019 is The HOPE Foundation.

The Hope Foundation is dedicated to promoting the protection of street and slum children in Kolkata and the most underprivileged in India. HOPE works to effect immediate and lasting change in their lives.

By extending support to children and their communities via 60 on the ground projects, HOPE provides sustainable holistic solutions to protection and development. By providing healthcare, counselling and education, HOPE ensures children in its care enter adulthood equipped with the tools and support they need to live healthy and happy lives.

To date HOPE has helped over 2.7 million people.