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Supporting the Solicitors’ Benevolent Association

The President of the Law Society, Mr Patrick Dorgan, invites members of the Law Society to attend the third annual Law Society Gala – in support of the Solicitors’ Benevolent Association.

The Law Society Gala returns for its third year to the historic Shelbourne Hotel. The President of the Law Society, Patrick Dorgan, invites you to attend this very special event.

The Law Society Gala 2019 will be held on Friday 11 October 2019 at the historic Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin.

Patrick Dorgan, President

This black-tie event will bring together members of the profession from across Ireland, providing an opportunity to enjoy the company of colleagues while supporting a worthy cause. Join us for this very special evening.

Video review 

Enjoy a taste of the atmosphere and fun at the 2018 Spring Gala in our short video below.

Save the date

  • Friday 11 October 2019
  • Great Room, Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin 2
  • More details to follow


Our MC for the 2019 event will be announced soon.

Oliver Callan is back by popular demand to entertain guests for the evening.

Guest Speaker

Oliver Callan is Ireland’s top impressionist and satirist. His primetime radio show Callan’s Kicks is essential listening on RTÉ Radio One and has also run on TV for a series and two specials on RTÉ One. It’s one of the country’s biggest podcasts.

He also appears regularly on The Late Late Show and The Marian Finucane Show as a performer and panellist. A former journalist, he is a popular columnist and commentator on many issues in The Irish Sun and The Irish Times. His live tours have sold out shows in Dublin’s famed Olympia Theatre and the 2,500-seater Bord Gáis Energy Theatre. He is also one of Ireland's most sought after speakers at events at home and abroad.

Venue and Accommodation

The Law Society Gala will be held at the five-star Shelbourne Hotel, set in a hundreds-year-old majestic building, in the city centre of Dublin.

 All Law Society Gala profits will be donated to the Solicitors’ Benevolent Association

The Shelbourne was founded in 1824 by Martin Burke, a native of Tipperary, when he acquired three adjoining townhouses overlooking Dublin's St Stephen's Green. 

Accommodation details coming soon.

Shelbourne Hotel

Become a Sponsor

We welcome sponsorship queries for the Law Society Gala 2019.

If you would like to become a sponsor for the Law Society Gala 2019, please get in touch and email for details.

For details of the packages available, download our sponsorship brochure.

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To discuss Law Society sponsorship options, contact

Book now

We are now accepting bookings for the Law Society Gala 2019.


Bookings can either be made on a table-basis (tables of 12) or individual seat-basis.

  • Price per table (12 seats): €2,400 plus VAT (€2,724.00 incl. VAT)
  • Price per seat: €200 plus VAT (€227 incl. VAT)

Book now


All profits from the Law Society Gala will be donated to the Solicitors' Benevolent Association, which assists members or former members of the solicitors’ profession in Ireland and their families who are in need.