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Midlands General Practice Update 2021

Event Type Law Society Finuas Skillnet
Venue Online Webinar with Live Q&A Sessions
CPD Hours 3 General and 1 Regulatory Matters (Accounting & AML Compliance). Total 4 hours (by eLearning)
Date 20 May 2021 9:30 AM - 1:45 PM



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Online Registration is now closed. 

Please note: Registration for this event will close on Wednesday 19 May at 4pm. This event will not be recorded so there is no option to play back if you miss the live streaming. 

Law Society Finuas Skillnet in association with Laois Solicitors’ Association, Kildare Bar Association, Midland Bar Association and Carlow 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. 

Topics and Issues to be covered include

  • Probate 2021 including:
    • Completion of the New Probate Office forms and fees
    • Completion of the Revenue SA2 form
    • Grants of Probate in the virtual era
  • Banks and your Practice including:
    • Negative Interest Rate Charges
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance: a guide for practitioners
  • Family Law: an update and watching brief for future developments including panel discussion
  • The new world of litigation including:
    • Litigation and remote hearings
    • Personal injury changes

Chairperson and Speakers include

  • Barry McCarthy, Principal MacCarthy Solicitors, Charleville, Co Cork and Chair Professional Indemnity Insurance Committee
  • Helen Coughlan, Partner Patrick J Farrell & Co. Solicitors, Co Kildare, Chair Family and Child Law Committee Law Society of Ireland
  • Padraic Courtney, Law Society of Ireland
  • Richard Hammond S.C. Partner Hammond Good Solicitors, Mallow, Co Cork and member of Negative Interest Rate Charges Task Force
  • Siún Hurley, Solicitor, O’Donovan, Murphy & Partners LLP, Bantry, Co Cork and member Family and Child Law Committee Law Society of Ireland
  • His Honour Judge Keenan Johnson
  • Colette Reid, Solicitor, Course Manager, Law Society of Ireland
  • Keith Walsh, Principal Keith Walsh Solicitors, Dublin, member Family and Child Law Committee Law Society of Ireland


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