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Regulation director to address practitioners in north-west

10 Jun 2019 / law society Print

Regulation director speaks to north-west practitioners

The north-west general practice update will take place this week at Lough Eske on Thursday and Friday.

Thursday’s session will focus on management, professional development and regulation, including anti-money laundering, accounting compliance essentials, and how to handle GDPR subject access requests.

Transferring a family farm

Friday’s participants will hear updates on conveyancing, including general pre-contract searches and enquiries; planning searches and unpaid property taxes; a Property Registration Authority Update including counter-fraud and the new ‘property alert service’; will and trust drafting; tax and transferring a family farm or business; and new cyber-security risks for practitioners.

A practitioner who attends this day and a half course will complete 10 CPD hours which will include two management and professional development skills, two regulatory matters (including one accounting and anti-money-laundering compliance), and six general CPD hours.

Speakers will include:

  • Geraldine Conaghan, principal, MacBride Conaghan Solicitors, Donegal, and President of the Donegal Bar Association,
  • Margaret Mulrine, principal M M Mulrine and Company, Letterkenny, Co Donegal and President of the Inishowen Bar Association,
  • John Elliot, director of regulation, Law Society of Ireland, (pictured),
  • Ann Henry, partner, Pinsent Masons, Dublin,
  • Margaret Finlay, principal, Finlay and Company Solicitors, Dublin,
  • Michelle McLoughlin, principal M McLoughlin & Co Solicitors, Sligo,
  • Fergal Mawe, solicitor, Regulation Department, Law Society of Ireland,
  • John O’Shea, Property Registration Authority of Ireland (PRAI),
  • Fiona Stanley, investigating accountant, Law Society of Ireland,
  • Anne Stephenson, principal at Stephenson Solicitors, Dublin.

The costs is €190 and there are further details here


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