On Air Alex in The Afternoon Alex Brindley | 3:00pm - 5:30pm

Former Lawsoc president praises AG

John Quinn

John Quinn's experience "will stand him in good stead"

The appointment of John Quinn as the permanent Attorney General of the Isle of Man has been praised as a 'tried and tested' choice by the former president of the Law Society.

Kevin O'Riordan says he was surprised when Mr Quinn, who temporarily occupied the role for the last three years, decided to take on the job full time.

His predecessor Stephen Harding was suspended in 2013, and later acquitted of any wrong-doing before retiring last year due to ill health.

Mr O'Riordan says his experience will hold him in good stead for the challenges of the position:

More from Isle of Man News