Business of Wellbeing Summit: Programme Announced

25/09/2023 15:03:19

This year, the Law Society Skillnet Business of Wellbeing Summit focuses on the role of leadership in building community and how to create a more human, inclusive legal profession.



Join us online on Tuesday 3 October from 2.30pm to 5pm for an inspiring programme.

Speakers and programme:

MC: Michael Quinlan, Partner Dixon Quinlan Solicitors, Chair Law Society Professional Wellbeing Steering Group and past Law Society President.

2.45pm – 3.10pm

Human-centric leadership and its role in creating a high-performance culture.

Chris Parsons, Partner at Herbert Smith Freehills & Chairman of the India practice is interviewed by Julie Breen, Psychotherapist and Senior Psychological Services Executive.

3.10pm – 3.40pm

Panel discussion on Diversity, Equality and Inclusion – building a legal community for all.

  • Gary Lee – Solicitor, Office of the General Solicitor for Minors and Wards of Court and Chair of Law Society Human Rights and Equality Committee

  • Peggy Hughes - Partner at Mason Hayes & Curran (MHC) and member of the disAbility Legal Network

  • Leanne Caulfield – Secretary to Irish Women Lawyers Association

  • Tarisai May Chidawanyika - Member of the Younger Members Committee & founder of Diversity in Law

3.50pm – 4.20pm

In conversation

Noeline Blackwell, CEO of Dublin Rape Crisis Centre speaks with Antoinette Moriarty, Psychotherapist and Head of Law Society Psychological Services.

4.20pm – 4.50pm

Panel discussion on creating a sense of community and belonging; importance of peer support and collegiality in the legal profession.

  • Paul Hughes - Psychotherapist

  • Sonia McEntee – Member of Law Society Skillnet Steering Committee and Balint facilitator

  • Barry Creed - Partner at McDermott Creed & Martyn Solicitors

  • Maeve Delargy – Senior Associate with Phillip Lee, member of OutLAw and Irish Women Lawyers Association

Register now for this complimentary, highly sought after summit event. Your attendance also earns CPD of 2.5 management and professional development skills (by eLearning).