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Practice and Regulation Symposium 2019

Event Type Law Society Finuas Skillnet
Venue The Shelbourne Hotel, St Stephen's Green, Dublin
CPD Hours 3.5 Management & Professional Development & 3.5 Regulatory Matters (Including 1 accounting and AML compliance) 7 hours in total (by Group Study)
Date 10 December 2019 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM



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Law Society Finuas Skillnet in collaboration with Dublin Solicitors’ Bar Association

Aim and Objectives
The aim and objective of this symposium is to provide an opportunity for practitioners to update their knowledge in areas of practice management and regulation. Topics will be covered which are of relevance to those in general practice, in-house and in specialised firms.  There will also be an opportunity to network with other practitioners

Topics and Issues to be covered

  • Regulation essentials 2019
    • Inspections
    • AML
    • Cybersecurity
    • Advertising
    • Complaints
    • Practising certificates
    • PII
    • Commencement and cessation
    • Recent judgments
    • Legal Services Regulation Act 2015
    • LLPs
    • File Retention
  • New small practice business supports from the Law Society
    • Strategies for growth
    • Workbook and resource hub resources
  • Healthy Lawyers = Happy Clients: Why it makes sense to invest in wellbeing in the legal profession
  • Prevention is better than cure – Practical tips for addressing Cyber Security – Panel Session - Q & A
  • BREXIT – Consequences for the Legal Sector and Irish Business - Q & A
  • Prediction Analytics – Cost benefits and threats

Chairpersons and Speakers include

  • Simon Carty, Simon Carty Solicitors
  • Dr David Cowan, Associate Lecturer in Law, Maynooth University
  • John Elliot, Director of Regulation, Law Society of Ireland
  • Katie da Gama, Executive Coach 
  • Teri Kelly, Director of Representation and Member Services, Law Society of Ireland
  • Clodagh O’Brien, Crowe
  • Dan O’Brien, Chief Economist, Institute of International and European Affairs. Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, School of Politics and International Relations, UCD. Columnist and economics analyst, Independent News and Media.
  • Stephen Rae, Principal KOBN, Director International Fraud Prevention Conference, Former Editor in Chief Independent News and Media
  • Paul Williams, Journalist, Author and Broadcaster.




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