Education at King’s Inns

King’s Inns is renowned for professional legal education and training across areas of the law. As well as educating future and qualified barristers, the School extends its reach to a wider community of people from non–legal backgrounds offering a wide range of accessible part–time and online courses in specialist areas of the law.

With courses taught by expert law practitioners, King’s Inns students include leaders, advocates, innovators and game–changers, from industries across Ireland and abroad. The School is also a centre of excellence in promoting the use of the Irish language in the law.

The School of Law at King’s Inns is the oldest formally established institution of professional legal education in Ireland. Our reputation is international and eminent graduates include former Presidents of Ireland, Taoisigh, politicians, leading academics, many leaders and advocates across other professions, and, of course, judges and barristers in practise throughout the English–speaking world.

King’s Inns is proud of its culture of educational innovation in terms of the range of courses on offer, course design and delivery methodology, our diverse teaching panel of industry practitioners and in the use of e–learning software to allow students to participate in courses from a distance.

Dr. Eimear Brown, Dean

Courses on offer

King’s Inns offers a wide range of accessible part–time and blended / online courses in specialist areas of the law.

Professional Development (Advanced Diplomas)

Diploma in Legal Studies 

Degree of Barrister–at–Law

All courses are suitable for those in full–time employment with classes taking place early morning, evening, or the weekend. Most lectures are recorded and can be viewed online via our Virtual Learning Environment where lecture notes and supplemental reading are provided ahead of class time. 

Online tutorials and IT support are available to help students navigate their way through our Library and legal resource databases.

Each course is delivered by an array of visiting speakers from the legal, business and communication industries, including senior members of the judiciary, who are all willing to share their vast knowledge and experience with our students. 

News & Events

Throughout the year, King’s Inns hosts a range of workshops, conferences and events for students, members, and the wider public. We also report on a range of job opportunities and relevant news through our website, e–newsletter, and social media channels. 

View our news feed and event calendar here

Graduates 

Graduates of our courses work in many areas; law, business, HR, politics, communications, designing and governing policy, the public sector, and teaching the next generation of lawyers. 

King’s Inns is very proud of our diverse network of graduates and have a dedicated member community in place to help them with their career and also organise social and networking events. More details here

We also have an online shop that sells a range of merchandise, books and limited edition prints. View here.

Location 

King’s Inns campus is based between Henrietta Street and Constitution Hill in Dublin 1 with easy access to onsite parking and located near all major public transport links. Access information is available here