Law Society of NI launches Journal of Elder Law & Capacity

02 May 2019

On 2nd May 2019, the Law Society of Northern Ireland launches its first edition of the Journal of Elder Law and Capacity.   

The Journal will provide a new source of information for the range of practitioners dealing in all aspects of elder law and capacity in Northern Ireland to include issues affecting vulnerable adults, including those with learning disabilities or personal impairments.

The Chair of the Editorial Panel for the Journal, Linda Johnson of Francis Hanna & Co Solicitors comments;  “This is an exciting and insightful initiative by the Law Society of Northern Ireland. I am proud that the Society, through which I have practised for 35 years, recognises the importance of pursuing excellence in education in this increasingly important area of law, and I was delighted to take up the challenge of chairing the Editorial Panel.” 

 The Society aims to publish two editions of the Journal of Elder Law & Capacity each year and welcomes suggestions or contributions from practitioners and can be contacted on via email on