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LegalED Talks - CPD Training Hub

Event Type
Law Society Skillnet
Venue
Online, On-Demand
CPD Hours
This is dependent on the course(s) completed
Price
€0.00

 

This is a free series of training activities from expert speakers that covers the areas as below

Legal Practice Updates Series

Course 4: Plain English for Lawyers Updated
In this course, Brian McMahon sets out rules, advice and tips for writing in plain English and avoiding ambiguity. This course is designed to aid clear client communication and clear legal drafting, with a particular emphasis on clear contract drafting. Speaker: Brian McMahon is General Counsel at Atlantic IP Services. He is qualified as a solicitor in Ireland and England and Wales and as an Attorney in California. He has a long standing interest in plain English and the law and has worked principally in the fields of litigation and commercial contracts both in-house and in law firms in Dublin, London and Silicon Valley.

CPD Hours: 0.5 professional development and solicitor wellbeing (by eLearning)


Course 3: IMRO annual lecture on the new press publishers' right and the creation of a well-functioning marketplace for copyright in the EU
Law Society Skillnet in collaboration with Irish Music Rights Organisation (IMRO) and Law Society of Ireland presents the annual IMRO/Law Society of Ireland Copyright lecture recorded on 3 May 2023. This lecture will examine the multi-faceted Article 15 of Directive (EU) 2019/790 on copyright and related rights in the Digital Single Market (the Directive) which has given rise to considerable lobbying and heated debate at both EU and national levels. Chairperson: Victor Finn, Chief Executive, Irish Music Rights Organisation. Speakers &Panelists: Dr Mark Hyland, Law Society IMRO adjunct Professor of Intellectual Property, Dr Ula Furgal Lecturer in Intellectual Property Law, school of Law, University of Glasgow, Mark Tighe, Journalist, Colm O’Reilly, Chairman of Newsbrands Ireland. 

CPD Hours: 1.5 general (by eLearning) 

Course 2: Effective Advocacy for Young People
Law Society Skillnet in collaboration with Oberstown Children Detention Campus presents this seminar, recorded in May 2022, on Effective Advocacy for Young People.  The aim of this seminar to present research on the perspectives of young people’s court experiences, to highlight how these might be overcome and to discuss how best to advocate effectively for young people in conflict with the law in a manner that protects their rights. Children who come into conflict with the law are known to have complex unmet needs often presenting with poor educational experiences, health concerns and trauma experience. These circumstances require committed advocacy on their behalf if they are to enjoy access to justice and have their rights protected.  The idea for this seminar came from the young people in Oberstown Children Detention Campus who say they do not understand what is going on in court. Chairperson: His Honour Judge John O’Connor. Speakers Damien Hernon, Director, Oberstown Children Detention Campus,Gráinne Smyth, Advocacy Officer, Oberstown Children Detention Campus, Professor Ursula Kilkelly, UCC and Chairperson of the Board of Management at Oberstown Children Detention Campus, Ms Niamh Kelly, Solicitor. Michael J. Staines & Co.

CPD Hours: 1.5 general (by eLearning)

Course 1: IMRO Article 17 of the Digital Single Market Directive, complex and challenging in equal measure
Law Society Skillnet in collaboration with Irish Music Rights Organisation (IMRO) and Law Society of Ireland presents the annual IMRO/Law Society of Ireland Copyright lecture recorded on 4 May 2022. Chairperson: James Hickey, External Director, Irish Music Rights Organisation. Speaker: Dr Mark Hyland, Law Society IMRO adjunct Professor of Intellectual Property

CPD Hours: 1 general (by eLearning)

Client Care and Professional Standards Series

Course 3: Solicitors Accounts Regulations March 2024 Update
In this lecture, Garry Clarke sets out context and suggestions to improve your practice management and bring your practice in compliance with the solicitors accounts regulations. Garry qualified in 1995 and practices with Lanigan Clarke LLP and specialises in Property, Business Law and Probate. 

He is a member of the Donegal Solicitors Bar Association, a Council Member of The Law Society, a member of the Money Laundering Reporting and Finance Committees of the Law Society, the former Chair of the Compensation Fund division of the Regulation of Practice Committee and current Chair of the Regulation of Practice Committee.

CPD Hours: 0.5 client care and professional standards (accounting and AML compliance) (by eLearning) 


Course 2: Section 150 Costs
Keith Walsh SC, Managing Partner, Keith Walsh Solicitors LLP, Dublin discusses: New section 150 rules; Section 150 notices; New obligations pursuant to section 152 in relation to bills of costs; FAQs regarding new Section 150; Legal practitioners’ duties in relation to legal costs; Sections 149-161 of the Legal Services Regulation Act 2015 (LSRA); Legal Costs (s.150) Notice – Guidance and Precedent.

CPD Hours: 1 client care and professional standards (accounting and AML compliance) (by eLearning) 

Course 1: Solicitor AML 
i) Solicitor AML - Current Framework, Becoming Risk Aware
Emma-Jane Williams, AML Policy Manager, Law Society of Ireland discusses: AML-Regulated Legal Services; Business Risk Assessments; Policies, Controls and Procedures; Customer Risk Assessments; CRA Outcome à Extent of CDD; What is money laundering; The offence of money laundering; Knowledge about ML/TF Risk Factors; Knowledge about Legal Sector ML/TF Risk; Categories of Legal Sector Red Flags.

ii) Solicitor AML Updates 
Emma-Jane Williams, AML Policy Manager, Law Society of Ireland provides updates to the course Solicitor AML - Current Framework, Becoming Risk Aware and Top Tips

CPD Hours: 1.5 client care and professional standards (accounting and AML compliance) (by eLearning)

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