Hosted by Mayo Solicitors’ Bar Association in partnership with Law Society Finuas Skillnet
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 7 November this is an afternoon of Management and Regulation. The course will include an opportunity for practitioners to update their knowledge in areas of management, professional development and regulation, including the new Limited Liability laws applicable to solicitors’ partnerships, e-marketing and cyber security. The aim is to offer practitioners a practical update in relevant areas from experienced practitioners and speakers.
In Part II on 8 November as well as updates on relevant areas of law which include conveyancing, family law and domestic violence and developments in probate law there will also be an opportunity to network with other practitioners.
A practitioner who attends this day and half course will complete 10 CPD hours which will include 2 Management & Professional Development Skills, 3 Regulatory Matters (including 1 accounting and AML compliance) and 5 General CPD hours.
Topics to be covered include
Part I on 7 November
- A practical guide to Limited Liability Partnerships and Law Firms – how to become an LLP and the advantages of becoming an LLP
- E-marketing ,E-Business and E-You - If you always do what you have always done, you will always have what you have always got….In 2019 that will not be enough
- Cyber security – an update for practitioners
Part II on 8 November
- Regulation – recent developments including the impact of LLPs and Anti-Money Laundering
- Conveyancing – Essentials: including general pre contract searches, enquiries, planning searches, unpaid property taxes
- Probate update – including: dwelling houses post the Deanne case and Revenue ebrief, K v K and Law Society recommendations
- Family Law essentials – including: domestic violence and Family Court developmentsOther topics are to be confirmed
Chairpersons and Speakers include
- Susan Bourke, Digital Marketing Strategist, Sligo
- John Elliot, Director of Regulation, Law Society of Ireland
- Margaret Finlay, Principal, Finlay and Company Solicitors, Dublin
- Paul Keane, Managing Partner, Reddy Charlton Solicitors, Dublin and Chairman of Law Society’s LSRA Task Force
- Rory O’Neill, Investigating Accountant, Law Society of Ireland
- Dr Geoffrey Shannon, Solicitor, State Special Rapporteur on Child Protection
- Anne Stephenson, Principal Stephenson Solicitors, Dublin
Further speakers to be confirmed
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