Joe Egan

President | The Law Society

Admitted in 1982, Joe Egan set up his own firm in 1986 specialising in criminal law.  Joe became the first solicitor in Bolton to achieve the right to appear in the Crown courts when he was granted higher rights in 1995.  Based in Bolton, his firm has expanded to include matrimonial, personal injury, civil litigation and property work.  As an advocate, he has appeared in civil trials and matrimonial final hearings.  Recently, he has developed a practice in contested probate.

For over 15 years Joe has been joint honorary secretary of Bolton Law Society of which he is also a past president.  Since 2006 he has represented solicitors in Lancashire and Greater Manchester on the Law Society's Council.