About

About

The Newcastle upon Tyne Law Society held its first meeting on the 27th January 1826. We have served solicitors in the North East of England since that time and have promoted professional expertise for over 190 years. We have representatives on many local, regional and national legal committees, have a wide-ranging legal education programme and run a number of social events including the Newcastle Law Dinner.

We offer...:

  • Legal Education Programme with top class speakers
  • Seminars offered at competitive rates and at convenient times
  • Monthly Newcastle News digital magazine
  • Annual Law Dinner and Summer Charity Garden Party
  • Annual Lecture
  • Social Events
  • Networking opportunities
  • Use of our Website to promote your firm through our Find a Solicitor directory or to advertise vacancies
  • Area meetings
  • Free Associate Membership for trainees in our area
  • Discounted membership for employed solicitors, assistant solicitors, retired solicitors and consultants

We represent our members by...:

  • Putting forward the views of the profession
  • Responding to consultation papers
  • Maintaining a presence on court user and other local and regional legal committees
  • Attending regional and national meetings and conferences
  • Raising matters of concern referred to us from the wider membership
  • Being a member of the County Societies Group

We are in touch with...:

We can help you by providing useful contact details for...:

  • MPs
  • Press, Radio and TV
  • Universities in the North East of England
Standing Committee
Standing Committee

The Society operates through its Standing Committee

Sub Committees
Sub Committees

We have a number of specialist sub committees responsible for looking at particular subject areas

Membership
Membership

Information about becoming a member of Newcastle Upon Tyne Law Society

County Societies Group
County Societies Group

The County Societies Group was formed in 2017 by six of the larger regionally based local law societies

Library Information
Library Information

Newcastle Upon Tyne Law Society members can access the libraries at Northumbria University and Newcastle University. These pages provide details on how to access the libraries.

Situations Vacant
Situations Vacant