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Wellbeing summit’s focus on building community

25 Sep 2023 / wellbeing Print

Wellbeing summit’s focus on building community

Law Society Skillnet is hosting a free summit on The Business of Wellbeing next week.

The event will take place on Tuesday 3 October (2.30pm-5pm) and is worth 2.5 CPD hours.

This year’s online webinar, which follows the success of previous wellbeing summits, will focus on building community and belonging in the legal profession.

The Law Society Skillnet event has been designed in partnership with Law Society Psychological Services.

Topics and speakers

Expert speakers will explore areas including:

  • The role of leadership in building community and creating a more human legal profession, where people can feel they belong and bring their true selves to work,
  • Peer-support programmes,
  • Diversity and inclusion, and
  • Access to justice.

Chair, speakers, and panellists include:

  • Noeline Blackwell (solicitor and CEO of Dublin Rape Crisis Centre),
  • Maeve Delargy (OUTlaw Network, solicitor at Philip Lee Solicitors),
  • Peggy Hughes (DisAbility Legal Network, partner at Mason Hayes & Curran),
  • Gary Lee (solicitor at the Office of the General Solicitor for Minors and Wards of Court),
  • Sonia McEntee (Balint Facilitator, member of the Law Society Professional Wellbeing Steering Group, principal at Sonia McEntee Solicitors),
  • Antoinette Moriarty (psychotherapist, head of Law Society Psychological Services),
  • Michael Quinlan (chair of Law Society Professional Wellbeing Steering Group, partner at Dixon Quinlan Solicitors).

More speakers are to be confirmed.

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