The Solicitor of the Year Award 2017 for Connacht/Ulster honours an outstanding solicitor based in the provinces of Connacht or Ulster who has demonstrated in an exemplary manner an exceptional achievement or achievements in the law during the year under review or whose achievements in the law over a period of time deserve to be celebrated.

As well as celebrating an exceptional achievement or achievements, this award will publicise the award-winning solicitor as epitomising the ideals of the legal profession.