This event is taking place in Breaffy House Hotel, Castlebar, Co. Mayo
Thursday 29 September and Friday 30 September 2016.
Delegates can attend either Thursday or Friday or Both Days.
Aim and Objectives
The aim and objectives of the day and half are to provide an opportunity for practitioners to update their knowledge in areas of law of essential relevance to most in general practice.
In Part I on 29 September the course will include updates in Criminal litigation and the Children and Family Relationships Act with an opportunity to hear from a Cost Accountant with practical advice on legal costs.
In Part II on 30 September as well as updates on relevant areas of law there will also be an opportunity to ask questions to members of Law Society committees on areas of concern and to network with other practitioners.
A practitioner who attends this day and a half course will complete 10 CPD hours.
Topics and Issues Covered Include
Part I on 29 September
- Criminal Law update
- Children and Family Relationships Act, 2015 an Update
- Legal costs: the current and future regimes
- Marketing your firm with Social Media
Part II on 30 September
- Probate Update
- Taxation Issues: General Update and Refresher
- Acting for Non-Resident Clients: Regulatory issues
- Practice Regulation - Financial Compliance
- Licensing law Update and Refresher
Brendan Donnelly President Mayo Solicitors’ Bar Association, F G Phelan & Co Solicitors, Mayo
Darach McCarthy, McCarthy Solicitors, Limerick
Stephen Fitzpatrick, Peter Fitzpatrick, Cost Accountants, Dublin
Anne Stephenson, Stephenson Solicitors, Dublin
Úna Burns, Stephenson Solicitors, Dublin
Ailbhe Burke, MacSweeney & Co, Galway
Michelle McLoughlin, M. McLoughlin & Co, Sligo
John Elliot, Director of Regulation, Law Society of Ireland
Damien Colton, Law Society Investigating Accountant
Susan Bourke, Digital Cascade Ireland
Tristan Lynas, Poe Kiely Hogan Lanigan Solicitors, Kilkenny
Irish Institute of Training & Development - (IITD) – Multiple Award Winners
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