Professional Conduct Complaints

This form should be completed by anyone who wishes to raise a complaint about the professional conduct of a solicitor or firm of solicitors on the Roll of Solicitors for Northern Ireland.

If you are seeking to raise a complaint about the adequacy of professional service provided to you by a solicitor or their firm please revert to the client complaint section of our website here - a separate complaint process is followed for the investigation of client complaints ie where you are complaining about the service provided by a solicitor you have instructed or employed.


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1. Contact Details


2. Solicitor/Solicitor Firm Details

We can only investigate a complaint against a solicitor on the Roll of Solicitors for Northern Ireland

3. Summary of Complaint

Complaint Checklist

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Please set out your complaint below:
  • Provide a concise overview of the nature of your complaint including any applicable dates
  • Set out the alleged misconduct you wish to complain about
  • Provide any available copy documentation to support your complaint
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4. Your Agreement

  • I would like the Law Society of Northern Ireland to look into my complaint.
  • I understand that the Law Society may send a copy of my complaint form and related documentation to the solicitor for their comments.
  • I understand that details of my complaint will be made available to the Law Society’s Professional Conduct Committee, third parties such as agents of the Society and the Solicitor’s Disciplinary Tribunal.
  • I understand that if I have not already received a copy of the Law Society’s Privacy Notice explaining how my personal data will be managed during the investigation I can request a copy from the Society or can access a copy on the Law Society’s website.