Membership

Membership of the Employment Lawyers Group Northern Ireland is open to practicing solicitors and barristers. Apprentice solicitors and pupil barristers are welcome to join.

What are the benefits of membership?

  • Full membership grants you access to all of the seminars held by us at the cheaper rate of £10.00 per seminar.
  • Eligible to attend the Annual General Meeting.
  • Eligible to run for election as a representative for employment lawyers.
  • Keep up to date on the latest presidential guidance and other relevant employment law developments in Northern Ireland.
  • Obtain CPD points to benefit your practice. Each seminar typically attracts 1 CPD point from the Law Society NI and Bar of NI.
  • You will support the furthering of the aims of ELGNI.

Comparison between members and non-members

MembersNon-members
Pay £10.00 per seminarFlat-rate charge of £20.00 per seminar.
No other benefits.
Barristers in pupilage may attend any seminar free of charge.

Membership cost

Membership subscription fees applicable from 1st February 2023 are as follows: –

  • Full membership: £45.00 per annum
  • Junior barristers (under 7 years’ call): £20.00 per annum
  • Barristers in pupilage: £0.00 during the first year

Membership subscription fees were waived in legal year 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. If you join now, your membership will be free of charge until renewals on 1st February 2023.

How do I join?

If you want to join ELGNI, please contact our Secretary Sarah Cochrane at Sarah.Cochrane@carson-mcdowell.com who will be happy to arrange your membership.