Convener: Austin Lafferty

Secretary: Fiona Robb (

Aims & functions of the committee

  • advise solicitors on all professional practice and conduct matters, encouraging progressive working methods in the process, so that the profession's standing as advisers to the public may be enhanced
  • keep under review existing rules and guidelines to consider whether they are still relevant in the light of current conditions
  • Identify issues which may need to be addressed by new rules or guidelines and consult with the profession on those
  • issue new practice guidelines as required



Austin Lafferty (Convener)
Johnston Clark
Ken Dalling
Clare Macpherson
Mark O'Hanlon
Susan Oswald
Donna Reynolds
Sheila Webster
Laura Connor
Stephen Gold


Fiona J Robb (Secretary)