Law Society Skillnet
170 Law Society Skillnet Members
Aim and Objectives
This seminar is aimed at solicitors and all professionals who provide advisory and care services to elderly clients. Professionals attending this seminar will acquire up-to-date knowledge on recent case law developments, best practice guidelines, invaluable precedent documents and practice tips to avoid complaints and potential negligence claims.
The objective of this seminar is to provide professionals with a best practice tool kit to enable them to assess potential risks and manage these risks in compliance with best practice for the benefit of clients and professional advisors and carers.
Topics to be covered include:-
Law Society guidelines and best practice in dealing with elderly clients
The Sharma case – lessons to be learned and applied in relation to the functional test
Best practice to avoid complaints and negligence – risk assessment, avoidance and compliance in dealing with undue influence
Mary Condell, Porter Morris & Co. Solicitors, Dublin
Padraic Courtney, Law Society of Ireland, Dublin
James Finn, Registrar of the Wards of Court, High Court, Dublin
Elaine Rogers, William Fry Solicitors, Dublin
Susan O'Connell, O'Connell Brennan Solicitors, Dublin
Light lunch will be provided at this event.
“The Law Society Skillnet is funded by member companies and the Training Networks Programme, an initiative of Skillnets Ltd. funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.”
2012 Outstanding Achievement Awards - Irish Institute of Training & Development - (IITD)
Most Innovative Use of Technology Category
Work Placement - Graduate and Non-Graduate Category
Awarded for excellence in training and development.