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Sterling line-up for IRLI criminal law update next Saturday
Anti-lockdown protest outside GPO Pic: Sam Boal/RollingNews.ie

26 Nov 2020 / Ireland Print

Sterling line-up for IRLI criminal law update

Speakers for the Irish Rule of Law International (IRLI) criminal law update have been announced. Ms Justice Iseult O Malley has confirmed that she will chair the event. 

The conference will take place virtually on Saturday, 5 December, running from 9am until 12.30pm

Seven papers dealing with important developments in criminal law will be presented, via MH&C LLP.

These include:

  • Fiona Murphy SC speaking on ‘Bail – Recent Developments’ by Amy Heffron,
  • Michael Bowman SC speaking on ‘Special Criminal Court’ by Tessa White,
  • Brendan Grehan SC speaking on ‘The Test for Provocation’ by Maria Brosnan and Donncha Craddock,
  • Orla Crowe SC speaking on ‘Vulnerable Witnesses in Sexual Offences – an Update’ by Lily Casey,
  • James Dwyer SC speaking on ‘Case Stated & Judicial Review Update’ by Fergal McMorrow,
  • Sean Guerin SC speaking on ‘European Arrest Warrant Update 2020’ by David Perry and Brian Storan,
  • Dara Robinson SC speaking on ‘The Right to Protest v Public Health Restrictions’ by Doireann Ansbro and Brian Storan,
  • Mark Mullholland QC speaking on ‘Phrases and other matters which annoy judges – a survey’ by Aoife McNickle.

There are three CPD points available for attendance at this event.

Reduced price

IRLI has been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, given that these are difficult times, ticket prices have been reduced for this annual event. 

Tickets now cost €30 for general admission and €10 for students and the newly-qualified.

Additional donations may also be made and any contribution, however small, would be gratefully received.

Tickets are now available for booking.

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