A world first: There are now more female than male solicitors in Ireland

Published 25th February 2015

At the end of 2014, there were 4,623 female solicitors and 4,609 male solicitors. Just 92 years ago, the first woman solicitor was admitted to the profession and The Law Society said “since then the race to equality has been incredible”.

In an article for the Law Society’s Gazette this week Teri Kelly described this as a “major landmark” for the profession.

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