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Practice and Regulation Symposium 2021

Event Type Law Society Finuas Skillnet
Venue Online Webinar with Live Q&A Sessions
CPD Hours 3 Management & Professional Development Skills, 3 Regulatory Matters (Including 1.5 accounting and AML compliance) Total 6 hours (by group study)
Date 01 December 2021 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Price €135.00

This item is not available to book online

Please Note: Log in details and materials have now been sent to all whom have signed up for this conference, if you have not received your log in details or still wish to sign up please email LSPT@lawsociety.ie

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

This is a Live Webinar and will not be recorded therefore if you miss the Live session you cannot watch the seminar back

Please note: There will be no printed materials. Materials will be emailed to delegates in advance of the event.**

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.  

Topics include

Regulatory Matters: Anti-Money Laundering
         > Law Society AML activites and resources
         > 2021 Act – changes to solicitors’ AML
         > EU AML Package – reform proposals 
Regulatory Matters: New Solicitors’ Code of Conduct
Law Society Dignity Matters Survey 
         > Background behind the survey
         > Key findings
Regulatory Matters: S.150 Costs – new precedents and guidance
The secret to social media success for solicitors
Client Care & Equitable Briefing
         > Discussion on client benefit of being presented a wider diverse panel of counsel; benefit to firms/solicitors of a wider panel; assist in tendering; catching up on international trends towards greater client choice. Reducing risk               of over reliance. Challenging bias.
         >  Routes to broadening panels
         > Specialist Bars
         > Revised website
         > Barristers as part of internal CPD
         > Equitable Briefing Policy
CyberCrime: what’s the latest in cybercrime?
Technology enabled innovation and how it assists in the provision of legal services


Chairpersons and Speakers 

John Elliot, Director of Regulation, Law Society of Ireland
Diego Gallagher, President, Dublin Solicitors Bar Association, Solicitor at Child and Family Agency
Richard Grogan, Member Law Society Council, Principal Richard Grogan & Associates, Dublin
David Halliwell, Partner Pinsent Masons Solicitors, Dublin
Paul Keane, Member Law Society Council, Partner Reddy Charlton Solicitors, Dublin
Gary Lee; Member Law Society Council, Chair Law Society Human Rights & Equality Committee, Solicitor Ballymun Community Law Centre;
Susan Martin, Member of Guidance and Ethics Committee, Principal Martins Solicitors, Dublin
Fergal Mawe, Solicitor, Complaints and Client Relations Section, Law Society of Ireland
Sonia McEntee, Member Law Society Council, Principal Sonia McEntee Solicitors, Co Cavan
Aoife McNickle, Chair, Equality & Resilience Committee Bar of Ireland
Derek Owens, Web & Social Media Executive, Representation & Members Services, Law Society of Ireland
Emma-Jane Williams, AML Policy Manager, Policy & Public Affairs Department, Law Society of Ireland
Gary Lee; Member Law Society Council, Chair Law Society Human Rights & Equality Committee, Solicitor Ballymun Community Law Centre;

Learning outcomes 
A delegate who attends this event will gain knowledge and understanding of areas of practice management, professional development and regulatory matters relevant for their day-to-day work as a legal practitioner.

NOTE: Following your participation in this course Law Society Finuas Skillnet will issue you with a digital CPD certificate using blockchain-based technology. With blockchain, you can verify with others - such as the Law Society CPD Scheme section - the authenticity of your certificate in a matter of seconds. This initiative is the result of collaboration between Law Society Finuas Skillnet and VerifyEd. In summary, you will be provided with a complimentary secure, virtual library where you can save your future digital CPD certificates. This allows Law Society Finuas Skillnet to better serve you, our member, by providing an encrypted platform to issue CPD certificates with cryptographic proof that they were issued by Law Society Finuas Skillnet. [Allow 14 days for your certificate to be issued].


  • 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 2021 CPD requirement of 20 hours online. For more information see www.lawsociety.ie/CPDscheme
  • For full programme details download the Brochure
  • View our Privacy Statement
  • If you have technical or other queries, contact a member of the team onFinuasskillnet@lawsociety.ie     


This item is not available to book online