The new chief will take over in September 2022

The Law Society has announced it has appointed Ian Jeffery (pictured) as chief executive. Jeffery will take up the position in September 2022. Interim chief executive, Gerry Walsh, will remain in post until September.

Law Society president I. Stephanie Boyce said: "I am delighted to welcome Ian to the Law Society and look forward very much to working with him as he takes the helm.

"As a solicitor and law firm leader, Ian comes with valuable and highly relevant skills amassed during his time as a managing partner and chief executive at a large firm, from his specialism in intellectual property and his early experience in legal aid.

“I am confident he will develop an ever-more sophisticated approa...

Suzanne Townley
News Editor
Solicitors Journal

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