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North East CPD Day 2021

Event Type
Law Society Finuas Skillnet
Four Seasons Hotel & Leisure Club, Coolshannagh, Monaghan, H18 Y220
CPD Hours
4 General, 2 Regulatory Matters (incl. 1 Accounting & AML Compliance), 1 Management & Professional Development Skills. Total: 7 Hours (by Group Study)
Thursday 25 November 2021 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Online registration is now closed. Please contact finuasskillnet@lawsociety.ie or call 01 881 5727 to register. 

Law Society Finuas Skillnet in partnership with Cavan Bar Association, Drogheda Bar Association, Louth Bar Association and Monaghan Bar Association

This is a live in-person event and will not be available online or available as a recording.*

Please note: There will be no printed materials. Materials will be emailed to delegates in advance of the event.**

Please note due to recent Government Guidance and Hotel policy the following guidelines will need to be adhered to while attending this event.

1.         Covid Vaccination Certificates  will be required by all attendees
2.         Photo ID must be presented when checking Covid Vaccination Certificates
3.         Wearing of masks will be required 
4.         Adherence to a minimum of 1 metre/1 seat distancing will be required.

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 relevant to general practice. The day also includes information on recent developments in regulation. The aim is to offer practitioners a practical update in relevant areas from experienced practitioners and expert speakers. There will also be an opportunity to network with colleagues.

Topics to be covered include
  • Regulatory matters 2021 to include: AML, new regulation and practice developments including financial compliance and negative interest rate charges
  • The new world of litigation to include: litigation and remote hearings, personal injury changes
  • Probate Practice Update 2021 to include: completion of the new Probate Office forms and fees, completion of the Revenue SA2 form, changes in practice
  • Licensing 2021: to include online applications, pubs, bingo and lottery licences
  • Leadership in a Law Firm
  • The fair deal scheme an update for practitioners
  • Employment Law: issues arising from going back to the workplace

Further topics to be confirmed

Conor MacGuill, Principal Conor MacGuill Solicitors, Dundalk

Speakers include

  • Dorothy Collins BL
  • Padraic Courtney, Course Manager and Secretary to Probate Administration and Trusts Committee, Law Society of Ireland
  • Aine Curran, Partner, O’Mara Geraghty McCourt Solicitors, Dublin and Member of Employment and Equality Law Committee
  • John Elliot, Director of Regulation, Law Society of Ireland
  • Feargal Logan, Partner, Logan and Corry Solicitors, Omagh and Co-Manager Tyrone Gaelic Football Team
  • Colette Reid, Course Manager and Member of Litigation Committee Law Society of Ireland
  • Margaret Walsh, Partner Sheil Solicitors Dublin, Member of Probate Administration and Trusts Committee and Mental Health and Capacity Task Force   

Further speakers are to be confirmed.

Learning outcomes 
A delegate who attends this practice update will gain knowledge and understanding of areas of law and regulatory matters relevant for their day-to-day work as a legal practitioner.

*Live, in-person events are scheduled subject to government guidelines and are subject to change.

**In order to reduce waste and to support the work of the Law Society Environmental and Sustainability in Practice Taskforce materials will not be available in hard copy on the day of the symposium. Instead materials will be emailed to delegates in advance of the event. The materials can be downloaded on to a phone, laptop or iPad. If individual delegates wish to print the materials they are free to do so.


  • This is a live in-person event and will not be available online or available as a recording.
  • There will be no printed materials. Materials will be emailed to delegates in advance of the event.
  • For information on CPD hours and requirements see www.lawsociety.ie/CPDscheme
  • For full programme details download the Brochure      
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