Diploma in Commercial Litigation

Start Date 17 April 2013 at 18:00 pm
Exam Date 3 hour closed book exam on Saturday 28 September 2013
Delivery Method

Onsite Wednesday 6.00pm to 8.30pm and webcast online

CPD Hours

Satisfies the full CPD Scheme requirements for 2013 provided relevant sessions attended.

Course Leader

Deirdre Flynn, Solicitor

Price €2,150.00

 Application Form and Additional Information

How to apply

  • To pay online, click on the Book Now button to the right of this page. 
  • To pay by cheque or EFT, please follow the payment instructions.

Course objectives

This course will provide practitioners with a comprehensive knowledge of commercial litigation and its practical impact on the commercial landscape in Ireland. As a result of the economic downturn there has been increasing importance placed on the Commercial Court and its strict rules and deadlines.  The practice and procedure of running a commercial case will be examined. Recent developments and case law for each of the areas will be reviewed. The course will examine discrete areas of commercial litigation including landlord and tenant, contractual disputes, commercial contracts, intellectual property, insolvency and corporate recovery. There will also be a module on key Alternative Dispute Resolution mechanisms from a practical perspective including mediation, arbitration, conciliation and adjudication, representing clients in a mediation, arbitrations: practice and procedures, enforceability of awards, practical case study and role plays.   

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • demonstrate a specialised knowledge of commercial litigation and practice
  • advise on the commercial court procedure and the strict rules which apply to this process
  • understand the increasing importance of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms including  mediation and arbitration
  • show a detailed understanding of more discrete areas in the commercial sphere

To download further information on the course syllabus, programme structure, course lecturers and tutors and information in relation to who the course will appeal to, download the Diploma in Commercial Litigation brochure

If you have any further queries, we will be happy to help you - please contact the Diploma Team on diplomateam@lawsociety.ie.


The Diploma Programme winner ‘Law School of the Year’ award 
at the inaugural Irish Law Awards 2012

Diploma Summary
Date: 17.04.2013
Time: 18:00 pm
  • Education Centre, Blackhall Place
Price: €2,150.00

Onsite Wednesday 6.00pm to 8.30pm and webcast online

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