Skip to Content


29 June, 2021

A team made up of Solicitor trainees is competing in the International Negotiation Competition. 

29 June, 2021

Congratulations to Nicola McKenna who won an Internal Moot Competition.

12 April, 2021

Congratulations to our two trainees, Rebecca Lucas and Robert Bellingham who reached the final of the International Client Consultation Competition.

25 March, 2021

Congratulations to members of the Jessup team who have been competing in the National and Global rounds of the competition.

25 March, 2021

IPLS Solicitor Trainees, Rebecca Lucas and Robert Bellingham recently won the National Client Consultation Competition hosted by the Law Society of Northern Ireland.

European Court of Justice | 19 October, 2020

Enda McGarrity, trainee solicitor with P.A. Duffy Solicitors attends the Grande Salle of the European Court of Justice. 

IPLS Moot Competition | 5 March, 2020

The finalists of an internal IPLS Moot competition will be competing at the Supreme Court in London in April 2020.

Scottish Moot | 5 March, 2020

A Bar team has been selected to represent IPLS at the competition in May 2020.

Jessup Moot | 5 March, 2020

A team from IPLS competed in the competition at Lincoln's Inn, London in February 2020.

Admissions Ceremony | 2 March, 2020

The President of the Law Society of Northern Ireland, Rowan White welcomed 86 newly qualified solicitors to the legal profession on Wednesday 26th February 2020.

Mediation | 28 February, 2020

A team from IPLS are competing in the International Mediation Competition at the Law School, Loyola University, Chicago in March 2020.

Eoin Higgins Moot | 24 February, 2020

Congratulations to the Moot Team who won the Eoin Higgins Memorial Moot Competition against King's Inn, Dublin.

Mediation | 27 January, 2020

Congratulations to the IPLS Solicitor Mediation team who came 2nd in the UK Universities Mediation Competition held at the University of Glasgow.

Latest News | 7 January, 2020

Over 100 new apprentice solicitors were welcomed to Law Society House in Belfast yesterday by the Law Society's President, Rowan White, the Registrar of Solicitors, David A. Lavery CB and members of the Society's Senior Member Team.

IPLS Solicitor Trainee - Brussels Secondment | 20 November, 2019

IPLS Solicitor Trainee, Victoria Kinkaid is successful in obtaining a secondment within the UK Law Societies Joint Brussels Office.

International Negotiation Competition 2019 | 9 July, 2019

Lead by Director Barbara Jemphrey, Sarah Minford and Conor Lockhart took 6th place in the International Negotiation Competition

CPD | 6 June, 2019

The Institute of Professional Legal studies hosted the fourth annual CPD event on June 6th 2019.

Belfast City Marathon '19 - AWARE NI | 5 June, 2019

Bar and Solicitor trainees raise donation for AWARE NI.

Mediation | 17 May, 2019

The team from IPLS was victorious during the All Ireland Meditation competition 2019.

University of Tasmania |

Fiona Donnelly takes part in teaching at the University of Tasmania Centre for Legal Studies

International Mediation Competition 2019 |

This international competition is designed to help students understand the value of resolving disputes through mediation so that they can apply it in their personal and professional lives.

Supreme Court Moot |

Bar Trainees from IPLS took part in a Moot at the Supreme Court.

Eoin Higgins Moot | 15 February, 2019

Congratulations to the IPLS Bar team, who won the Eoin Higgins memorial Moot

Supreme Court |

Students from the Institute of Professional Legal Studies (IPLS) at Queen's University Belfast will practice their advocacy skills in front of a justice at the UK Supreme Court this year.

Legal Mini-MBA | 30 January, 2019

The Institute of Professional Legal Studies along with The William J Clinton Leadership Institute are delighted to announce the launch of the Legal Mini-MBA Programme, specialist CPD programme.

Border Beyond Brexit | 30 January, 2019

Queen’s Graduates’ Association |

Congratulations to Bar Trainee Ross Johnston on winning the Queen’s Graduates’ Association Scholarship 2018 – 19, Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

The Right Honorable Lord Justice Weir | 12 December, 2018

IPLS Internal Competition | 13 December, 2018

Congratulations to Tom Humphries and Stephen Geoghan on winning the IPLS Internal Competition for the Brown Mosten International Client Consultation Competition.

UK Universities Mediation Competition | 17 October, 2018

The team made up of Solicitor trainees Stephen Geoghan, David McClelland and Peter Cashel will represent IPLS at the UK Universities Mediation Competition 2019.

#LiftTheMaskOffMentalHealth | 12 October, 2018

IPLS Masquerade Ball - PIPS' Public Initiative for Prevention of Suicide #LiftTheMaskOffMentalHealth

International Law School Mediation Tournament | 30 August, 2018

The team made up of Bar trainees Hannah Conlon, Shannon McKenna and Mark O’Hara which represented IPLS at the International Law School Mediation Tournament held at Loyola University, Chicago.