General Practice Update 2019

Event Type Law Society Finuas Skillnet
Venue Hotel Kilkenny, College Rd, Sugarloafhill, Kilkenny
CPD Hours 3 General, 2 Regulatory Matters (including 1 Accounting and AML), 1 Management and Professional Development Skills, Total 6 hours (By Group Study)
Date 22 November 2019 10:00 am - 5:30 pm



Law Society Finuas Skillnet in association with Carlow Bar Association, Kilkenny Bar Association, Wexford Bar Association and Waterford Law Society

Aim and Objectives
The aim and objectives of the day are to provide an opportunity for practitioners to update their knowledge in areas of law including regulatory matters and management and professional development skills.  The aim is to offer practitioners a practical update in relevant areas from experienced practitioners and expert speakers as well as an opportunity to network with colleagues.

Topics to be covered include

  • Regulation essentials 2019
  • New small practice business supports from the Law Society
  • Business Organisations for Solicitors: including a practical guide to Limited Liability Partnerships and Law Firms – how to become an LLP and the advantages of becoming an LLP
  • Conveyancing – to include case law and first registration, title research, land registry rules and forms
  • Probate update – to include case law and topical issues
  • Recent Developments in Family Law

Other topics are to be confirmed

Speakers to include

  • John Elliot, Director of Regulation, Law Society of Ireland
  • Richard Hammond, Partner Hammond Good Solicitors, Mallow, Co Cork, Member of Law Society Probate, Administration & Trusts Committee
  • Paul Keane, Managing Partner, Reddy Charlton Solicitors, Dublin and Chairman of Law Society’s LSRA Task Force
  • Teri Kelly, Director of Representation and Member Services, Law Society of Ireland
  • Barry Lysaght, Partner Malone & Martin Solicitors, Trim, Co Meath
  • Susan Webster, Principal, Susan Webster & Company Solicitors, Naas, Co Kildare, Member of Law Society Family & Child Law Committee

Further speakers to be confirmed