Annual Property Law Conference 2016

Event Type Law Society Professional Training
Discounted Fee € 150.00
CPD Hours 3.5 General (by Group Study)
Date 20 October 2016 2:00 pm - 5:45 pm

Price:

€176.00

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Details

The aim of this Conference is to provide practitioners with an overview of recent and on-going developments in Conveyancing practice. The focus this year is practice updates. The objective is to equip Conveyancing practitioners with the necessary practical knowledge to embrace recent and future changes and developments. The seminar is designed in collaboration with members of the Conveyancing Committee of the Law Society.

The seminar is designed in collaboration with members of the Conveyancing Committee of the Law Society of Ireland

Aim and Objectives

The aim of this Conference is to provide practitioners with an overview of recent and on-going developments in Conveyancing practice. The focus this year is practice updates. The objective is to equip Conveyancing practitioners with the necessary practical knowledge to embrace recent and future changes and developments. The seminar is designed in collaboration with members of the Conveyancing Committee of the Law Society.

Topics and Issues Covered

  • Review of the Conveyancing Committee Practice Notes Oct 2015 to Oct 2016  
  • Multi Unit Development Act update
  • 2016 Contract for Sale
  • Pre-contract enquiries (linked to eConveyancing)
  • Requisitions on title – practice update a year on
  • Certificates of title – qualifications/undertakings
  • Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act – an overview

Chairperson/Speaker

Dr. Gabriel Brennan, Law Society of Ireland. Dr. Gabriel Brennan has been involved in the provision of legal education for almost twenty years. Gabriel qualified as a solicitor in 1996 and practiced with Abercorn Solicitors before joining the Law Society’s Law School as a Course Manager with responsibility for the design and delivery of numerous property and skills related courses. She has been a member of the Law Society Conveyancing Committee since 1997 and is a member of the Property Registration Authority eRegistration Project Board. She is also a member of the Society’s eConveyancing Task Force and acts as Senior Advisor to the eConveyancing Project. Gabriel has written and edited numerous course texts and published many articles. She is author of Ground Rents: A Practitioner’s Guide published by Thomson Round Hall and The Impact of eConveyancing on Title Registration; A Risk Assessment published by Springer International.

Speakers – in order of appearance

Deirdre Fox, Deirdre Fox & Associates Solicitors. Deirdre Fox qualified as a solicitor in 1993. She practiced in Cork for a number of years post qualification and in 1996 joined the fulltime teaching staff in the Law School with overall responsibility for Landlord and Tenant and Conveyancing. In 1997 she took up a position as Head of Conveyancing in the Legal Department of Board Telecom Eireann (as it then was) where she remained until 2006, when she left to set up her own practice, Deirdre Fox & Associates. She is a member of the conveyancing committee and a contributor to the Conveyancing Manual.

Eleanor McKiernan, O’Doherty Warren & Associates, Gorey. Eleanor qualified as a solicitor in 2007.  She did her apprenticeship in O’Doherty Warren & Associates where she is now a partner.  Her main areas of practice are property residential, commercial, agricultural and wind farms, Company law and Landlord and Tenant.  She acts for a number of developers advising on both estate and company structure.  She is a member of the conveyancing committee.

Suzanne Bainton, Liston & Co, Solicitors. Suzanne qualified as a solicitor in 1998. She did her apprenticeship in Liston & Co. where she is now a partner. Suzanne Bainton practises mainly in the areas of property and probate and acts for a number of management companies. She is an associate of the Irish Taxation Institute and gives lectures to the students in the Law Society on the topic of apartments and is a contributor to the Complex Conveyancing Manual.

Barry Raftery, Barry J Raftery Solicitors.

David Soden, David Soden Solicitors. David Soden qualified as a solicitor in 1986.  He has carried on practice as a general sole practitioner in Dublin since 1997.  He is a member of the associate faculty of the Law School where he is a tutor, lecturer and examiner on the Law Society’s land law (conveyancing and landlord and tenant law), civil litigation and skills modules.  David is a co-author of the OUP Landlord and Tenant manual which is used on the Law School’s PPC1 course. David also acts as a lecturer, tutor and examiner on the PPC2 course in regard to Practice, Conduct and Management issues as well as tutoring on the advanced land law and commercial conveyancing modules.

Patrick Sweetman, Matheson. Vice Chair of the Conveyancing Committee. Patrick Sweetman is former head of the Commercial Property Department at Matheson.  He is a longstanding member of the Conveyancing Committee of The Law Society. Patrick acts for a number of leading developers in Ireland, as well as receivers, banks, NAMA, and inward investors.  He has advised on many planning applications, appeals and judicial reviews, and environmental issues arising on the acquisition, development and disposal of land. He has lectured regularly on property, planning and environmental matters for The Law Society. 

 

* Applicable to Law Society Skillnet members

 

 Irish Institute of Training & Development - Multiple Award Winners
Awarded for excellence & innovation in training & development

 

Price:

€176.00

This item is not available to book online