GSBA Posts

03 March 2015

Update re free CPD next Friday and beyond!

Dear Colleagues

Just a reminder about next Friday’s CPD. Between now and the end of April, we hope to provide the full requirement of CPD for 2016. Please mark the dates below in your diary. For Friday’s CPD cert, please click on the link here Certificate of Participation 6th March 2015


Friday 6th March 2015 – CPD 2pm Galway Courthouse (4 Hours General)
Eoin Martin BL – New civil appeals regime in the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court
Aisling Wall BL – proposed changes in the Child and Family Relationships Bill
Lorcan O’Rourke, VAT specialist, Grant Thornton – VAT on invoicing and VAT on leases
GSBA update on court matters, VHI, miscellaneous.

Friday 20th March 2015 – CPD 2pm Galway Courthouse (4 Hours General)
Sile McHugh Solicitor, Grant Thornton “Update of tax reliefs on agricultural transfers”
Fiachra Breathnach BL “Companies Act 2014”
Peadar O’Maolain BL “Summary Judgments, Plaintiff and Defendant Perspectives”
David O’Loughlin BL “European Insurance Directive”

Friday 20th March 2015 – Dinner in honour of Judges John Hannon and Francis Comerford – 7.30pm Meyrick Hotel
Tickets are limited for this event and can only be reserved upon payment of €50 per guest.

Holy Thursday 2nd April 2015 – CPD 2pm Galway Courthouse ( 3 Hours General) followed by Easter Social , Front Door Pub, Galway
Michael Clancy BL – Topic TBC
Enda McGuane & Sandra Stapleton – Winters Property- Topic TBC
Sinead McDonagh BL-mental capacity bill

Friday 24th April 2015 – CPD 2pm Galway Courthouse (4 Hours General)
Speakers to be confirmed
We plan to hold up to 30 hours of CPD this year and we would be obliged if members could send in their subscription fee of €50 per solicitor as soon as possible. You can send payment to either James Seymour at Berwick Solicitors, 16 Eyre Square, Galway or to Cairbre O’Donnell at John C.O’Donnell & Son, Solicitors, Atlanta House, Prospect Hill, Galway at your earliest convenience.

Kind regards
James Seymour
President GSBA