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Core legal courses 

Degree of Barrister–at–Law

Diploma in Legal Studies

Advanced Diploma courses for both legally qualified and non–legally qualified participants

Courses available through blended learning

Data Protection Law 

Law and Education

Planning and Environmental Law

Corporate, White–Collar and Regulatory Crime

Public Procurement Law

Immigration and Asylum Law

Democratic Process and Electoral Law

Juvenile Justice

Attendance in person required

Applied Employment Law

Legislative Drafting

Ard–Dioplómaí trí mheán na Gaeilge

Dlítheangeolaíocht (Lawyer–Linguistics)

Aistriúchán Dlíthiúil (Legal Translation)

Dlí–Chleachtadh trí Ghaeilge (Legal Practice through Irish)

Welcome to The Honorable Society of King’s Inns. Founded in 1541 under a lease from Henry VIII, King’s Inns is Ireland’s oldest legal institution and oldest School of Law. Many famous legal and political figures over the past centuries have been members of the Society or are former participants in our legal education courses.   

Designed by James Gandon and located on Dublin’s Constitution Hill, King’s Inns is an important example of Ireland’s Georgian architectural heritage. King’s Inns is also one of Ireland’s most interesting social venues, built on a tradition of collegiality and fine dining. 

Whilst we are particularly proud of our legal history and the traditions of the Society, our greatest attribute is the unique legal education we offer at King’s Inns. See the list above of courses for would–be lawyers and for people who simply wish to inform themselves on the impact of the law in particular areas of business life and public administration.


It helped to foster a real sense of collegiality among the students – something that is so important to life at the Bar.


News Stories

Comhdháíl ar dheiseanna do chéimithe dlí mar dhlítheangeolaithe leis an AE / Conference on opportunities for law graduates as lawyer–linguists with the EU

King’s Inns will host a short conference on Wednesday 7 March 2018 from 7pm on opportunities for law graduates and lawyers as lawyer–linguists with the EU.

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday 23rd January 2018

Dining – Bencher / Student Night

Wednesday 24th January 2018

Dining – Open to Barrister Guests

Thursday 25th January 2018

Dining – Prof. Colum Kenny to dine for the first time as an Honorary Bencher.

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