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Law Society update for Leitrim solicitors
Carrick-on-Shannon,Co Leitrim (Pic: RollingNews.ie)

20 May 2024 / law society Print

Law Society update for Leitrim solicitors

Law Society Skilllnet is holding its annual update for Leitrim practitioners on Thursday 25 May at the Landmark Hotel, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim (10am to 5.30pm).

The event is being organised in partnership with Leitrim Bar Association, Longford Bar Association, Roscommon Bar Association, and Sligo Solicitors’ Bar Association.

The training and education event provides 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.

Attendance is worth six CPD hours by group study.

Topics and speakers

Topics to be covered include:

  • Enduring powers of attorney: a practical guide,
  • Solicitors’ accounts: the new rules,
  • A guide to expert witnesses,
  • A guide to Law Society services and how they can assist practitioners,
  • Managing client expectations: what is good practice?
  • Probate,
  • Tax and conveyancing.

Chair and speakers include:

  • Damien Colton (investigating accountant, regulation department, Law Society),
  • Padraic Courtney (solicitor, course manager, and secretary to Probate and Trusts Committee, Law Society),
  • Teri Kelly (director, representation and member services, Law Society),
  • Eamonn Maguire (regulatory communications manager, regulation department, Law Society),
  • Michelle McLoughlin (M McLoughlin & Company Solicitors),
  • Brian McMullin (Brian McMullin Solicitors, member of Law Society’s ADR and Litigation Committees),
  • Hilda-Clare O’Shea (associate, St John Solicitors).
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