Contact the Diploma Team


Phone: 01 672 4802

Winner, Service Provider to the Legal Profession, Irish Law Awards 2016 and 2017

Diploma Centre

Whether you wish to enhance your legal skills or reshape your career, a specialised course from the Diploma Centre will give you both real world know-how and a solid grounding in legal principles. We provide postgraduate courses which are open to solicitors, trainees and barristers with a number of our courses welcoming suitably qualified professionals.

Diploma Centre postgraduate courses

This autumn the Diploma Centre are launching six new courses, including a Diploma in Construction Law, Diploma in Regulation Law and Certificate in Juvenile Justice as part of the autumn 2017 programme.  All courses are delivered by experienced and leading practitioners in an engaging and flexible learning environment with lectures webcast making them ideal for the busy professional and those based around the country. Interactive hands on workshop and examination preparation sessions are an additional feature of all courses. The autumn programme has something for everyone with over twenty courses now open to applications. 

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Streetlaw Conference

The Law Society of Ireland's Diploma Centre is delighted to host the 2nd Annual Ireland and UK Streetlaw Best Practice Conference on the 14 -15 September 2017. This interactive two day conference is geared towards legal educators, those involved with Streetlaw projects and those seeking to develop Streetlaw programmes. (Irish solicitors interested in Street Law may be interested our specialised Solicitors in the Community - Street Law Programme). 

Alumni evenings

This autumn we will host three alumni evenings for past and present Diploma Centre course participants. These free evenings run from 6pm – 7:30pm and will include an expert panel discussion on the highlighted topic. There's plenty of opportunity to network with peers, and to be introduced to lots of like-minded colleagues over refreshments which will be served from 5:30pm. These events are a great way to get a sense of our upcoming courses with the added benefit of gaining 1 hour CPD M&PD. 
For further information and tickets visit our Eventbrite page. 


Watch our short testimonial videos and hear from past particpants as they share their experience of the Diploma Centre. 





Have a course suggestion or want to lecture?

If there is a course you would like to see introduced or if you are interested in lecturing or tutoring on a diploma or certificate course, please contact Dr Freda Grealy, Head of Diploma Centre, at or tel:  01 672 4802.

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About the Diploma Centre 

The Diploma Centre has provided continuing professional education and training for over 20 years. We offer a diverse range of postgraduate diploma and certificate courses, and a masters programme specifically designed for those who are qualified solicitors. Our course content is created and delivered by leading experts and experienced practitioners, which in turn provides professional legal training that combines academic theory and practical application. We provide our course participants with flexible online learning, access to a state-of-the-art campus and added value through our free CPD conference, networking events and seminars.

Winner, Service Provider to the Legal Profession, Irish Law Awards 2017

Winner, Best Postgraduate Prospectus, gradIreland Higher Education Awards 2017

Winner, Service Provider to the Legal Profession, Irish Law Awards 2016

Outstanding Achievement, Most innovative use of Technology, IITD Awards 2014 & 2015

Finalist & Winner, Law School of the Year, Irish Law Awards 2012 & 2013