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Practitioner Update Cork 2024

Event Type
Law Society Skillnet
The Kingsley Hotel, Cork
Discounted Fee
CPD Hours
Total 6 Hours (by Group learning)
Thursday 14 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:

  • Conveyancing update including where are we now with eConveyancing and docu signing
  • What we can do for you: a guide to Law Society services and how they can assist practitioners
  • The law society and the legal profession 
  • The Legal Practice Standard and the Diploma in Legal Practice Management
  • Preparing for a Law Society Inspection
  • Wind and Solar Farms: a practical look at the law
  • Cyber insurance 
  • Cybersecurity – your worst day in the office: what could go wrong – and how to deal with it’
  • Litigation: Assisted Decision Making - Circuit Court, applications and updates
  • Assisted Decision Making and EPAs a practical guide

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
  • For full programme details download the Brochure
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