How to use the Independent Adjudicator


Any client wishing to make a complaint to the Independent Adjudicator or wishing to refer a decision of the Law Society concerning an application for a grant from the Law Society’s Compensation Fund should write to:

Ms Carol Ann Casey
Independent Adjudicator of the Law Society
26 Upper Pembroke Street
Dublin 2
DO2 X361

Alternatively, a client can email a scanned letter to:

The office telephone number is: +353 1 662 0457

Complaints to the Office of the Independent Adjudicator must be in writing and should contain the following information:

  • the reference used by the Law Society on its correspondence;
  • the date on which the Law Society made its decision (a copy of the letter conveying the Law Society’s decision should be enclosed if available); and
  • confirmation that the client has not made any application to the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal regarding the subject matter of the complaint to the Independent Adjudicator.