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Essential Solicitor Update 2021

Event Type Law Society Finuas Skillnet
Venue Online Webinar with Live Q&A Sessions
CPD Hours 3 General 1 Regulatory Matters (Accounting) Total 4 hours (by eLearning)
Date 11 May 2021 2:00 PM - 6:15 PM



This item is not available to book online

Online bookings are now closed. Please contact 01 8815727 or finuasskillnet@lawsociety.ie if you wish to register. 

Law Society Finuas Skillnet in partnership with Leitrim Bar Association, Longford Bar Association, Roscommon Bar Association and Sligo Bar Association.

Aim and Objectives

The aim and objectives of the day are to provide an opportunity for practitioners to update their knowledge in areas of law including regulatory matters. The aim is to offer practitioners a practical update in relevant areas from experienced practitioners and expert speakers. 

Learning Outcomes

Probate 2021 including:
o Completion of the New Probate Office forms and fees
o Completion of the Revenue SA2 form
o Grants of Probate in the virtual era

Solicitors Accounts and Banking Regulation including:
o Negative Interest Rate Charges and Solicitors Accounts’ Regulations.
o Potential impact of Ulster Banks withdrawal from the market for solicitor’s accounts. 

A Law Society Inspection - Advice on Remote Audits

Employment Law and Redundancies in a pandemic environment including:
o Employer rights and obligations
o Employee rights and obligations
o Need to know essentials

GDPR litigation: how to bring and how to defend a case
o GDPR refresher
o Where do actions lie?
o What are the defences?
o Litigation practice and procedure
o What are the value of GDPR cases?

Registration of Prescriptive Easements: advice from the PRAI

Chairperson and Speakers include

Padraic Courtney, Law Society of Ireland, Dublin 
Richard Grogan, Principal Richard Grogan & Associates Solicitors, Dublin
Richard Hammond S.C.
Isobelle Lyons B.L Assistant Principal Officer in the PRAI
William McLoughlin B.L.
Fiona Stanley, Investigating Accountant, Law Society of Ireland, Dublin 


·         Your login information for this Zoom Webinar will be emailed to you 3 working days before the event. You must login and attend online in order to avail of the CPD hours on offer.

·         This event will not be recorded, so if you miss the live streaming you cannot play back the event.

·         Solicitors may now complete the entire 2020 CPD requirement of 20 hours online. For more information see www.lawsociety.ie/CPDscheme

·         For full programme details download the Brochure

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·         If you have technical or other queries, contact a member of the team on: Finuasskillnet@lawsociety.ie

    * Applicable to Law Society Finuas Skillnet members





    This item is not available to book online