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General Practice Update Kilkenny 2024

Event Type
Law Society Skillnet
Hotel Kilkenny, College Rd, Sugarloafhill, Kilkenny
Discounted Fee
CPD Hours
Total 6 Hours (by group study)
Thursday 21 November 2024 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

*This Law Society Skillnet discount is applicable to all practicing solicitors working in the private sector. Price includes tea/coffee breaks, hot lunch and evening networking drinks.

Aim and Objectives

The aim and objectives of this training and education event are to provide an opportunity for practitioners to update their knowledge in areas of law relevant to general practice. 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 over a hot lunch and evening drinks reception.

Topics covered may include:

  • Regulation and AML
  • How and when to file a suspicious transaction report
  • Assisted Decision Making Capacity Act 2015: Circuit Court, applications and updates
  • Enduring powers of Attorney a practical guide
  • A brief intro to the Practice Management Standard and the Diploma in Legal Practice Management
  • What the law society can do for you
  • Future of the Law Society and the Profession
  • Management and Professional Development: a problem shared is a problem halved – the importance of communication
  • Communicating with difficult people: developing workplace communication skills
  • Litigation: ADR
  • Conveyancing update
  • Property Law:
    • Reactivation on boundary issues 
    • Limited interests in land 
    • Wills with life estates 
    • What do you do as 2009 Act does not allow registration

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.

Chairperson and Speakers to be confirmed 

Course Material

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 event. Instead, materials will be emailed to delegates in advance of the event. The materials can be downloaded to a phone, laptop or iPad. If individual delegates wish to print the materials, they are free to do so.


  • This is an in-person event and will not be available online or as a recording
  • To reduce waste and to support the work of the Law Society Environmental and Sustainability in Practice Taskforce, materials will not be printed. Instead, they will be emailed before the event
  • Please see www.lawsociety.ie/Solicitors/rules-legislation/CPD-Scheme for the CPD hours required to be fulfilled in any given year.
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