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Job Vacancies : 30 July 2021

Job Opportunities: Barristers required to join the Relief Tutor Panel at King’s Inns for the degree of Barrister–at–Law course

Job Opportunities: Barristers required to join the Relief Tutor Panel at King’s Inns for the degree of Barrister–at–Law course

King’s Inns invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced barristers for appointment to the degree of Barrister–at–Law Course Relief Tutor Panel.

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Alumni Stories: 29 July 2021

Alumni Stories – Diane Sutton speaks to alumnus Darren Lalor BL

Alumni Stories – Diane Sutton speaks to alumnus Darren Lalor BL

Next in the ‘Alumni Stories’ series, our Member Relations Officer Diane Sutton speaks to alumnus Darren Lalor BL. Darren held many positions before qualifying as a barrister, including a production manager for well–known artists and as a taxi driver.

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Job Vacancies : 27 July 2021

Job Opportunity: Adare Human Resource Management is looking for an Employment Law Practitioner

Job Opportunity: Adare Human Resource Management is looking for an Employment Law Practitioner

Aligned to their growth strategy, Adare Human Resource Management is looking to recruit an experienced and ambitious Employment Law Practitioner to join their consulting practice.

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Events: 26 July 2021

Calcutta Run 2021

Calcutta Run 2021

King’s Inns is delighted to participate in Calcutta Run, the Legal Fundraiser again this year. For 2021, we are working virtually as a collective to travel 30,000km over ten days, from Dublin to Cork, on to New York, next stop Olympic Tokyo, on to Kolkata, and finishing back in Dublin!

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Members: 20 July 2021

Legal Services Regulatory Authority Publishes Annual Report 2020

Legal Services Regulatory Authority Publishes Annual Report 2020

The Legal Services Regulatory Authority (LSRA) today, Tuesday 20 July 2021, publishes its Annual Report for 2020, providing an overview of its performance and outputs for the year.

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Members: 30 June 2021

Legal Services Regulatory Authority Publishes Annual Report on Admissions 2020

Legal Services Regulatory Authority Publishes Annual Report on Admissions 2020

On Wednesday 30 June 2021, The Legal Services Regulatory Authority (LSRA) published its second annual report on the admission policies of the legal professions.

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Job Vacancies : 29 June 2021

Job Opportunities: Temporary and Permanent positions in Cork, Dublin and Limerick as Solicitors with Revenue

Job Opportunities: Temporary and Permanent positions in Cork, Dublin and Limerick as Solicitors with Revenue

The Revenue Solicitor’s Division provides comprehensive in–house legal services to the Revenue Commissioners concerning all the taxes and duties administered by Revenue and related matters of governance, regulation, and compliance.

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General: 23 June 2021

King’s Inns Response to Covid–19

King’s Inns Response to Covid–19

King’s Inns is closely monitoring and following official advice from the HSE in order to protect our staff, students and members during the current COVID–19 outbreak.

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Events: 17 June 2021

Join the King’s Inns Book Club

Join the King’s Inns Book Club

Do you like reading books? More importantly, do you love discussing your reads with fellow readers? Our Librarian and Dean are hosting a Book Club for students, members and the wider alumni community at King’s Inns.

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Members: 11 June 2021

Introducing the Sizzle BBQ Box, the latest creation from the kitchen of Claire Hanley at King’s Inns

Introducing the Sizzle BBQ Box, the latest creation from the kitchen of Claire Hanley at King’s Inns

To celebrate the launch of summer garden parties and the Sizzle BBQ Box, King’s Inns students, members and the wider alumni community will be offered a complimentary box of three salads with their first order.

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Job Vacancies : 11 June 2021

Job Opportunity: Prosecutors wanted at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions

Job Opportunity: Prosecutors wanted at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is recruiting Prosecutors. On or before 2 July 2021, successful applicants must be enrolled as a Solicitor in the State or have been called to the Bar.

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Job Vacancies : 11 June 2021

Job Opportunity: The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is recruiting a Legal and Knowledge Management Researcher

Job Opportunity: The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is recruiting a Legal and Knowledge Management Researcher

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is recruiting a Legal and Knowledge Management Researcher. Successful applicants must, on or before 2 July 2021, hold an honours degree (at least a Level 8 of the National Framework of Qualifications) in Law or an honours degree in another discipline plus a post–graduate qualification in Law.

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Alumni Stories: 31 May 2021

Alumni Stories – Diane Sutton speaks to Dublin’s Lord Mayor Hazel Chu

Alumni Stories – Diane Sutton speaks to Dublin’s Lord Mayor Hazel Chu

Seventh in the ‘Alumni Stories’ series, our Member Relations Officer Diane Sutton speaks to alumna Hazel Chu, Lord Mayor of Dublin and Chairperson for the Green Party.

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Education: 28 May 2021

Update – degree of Barrister–at–Law course delivery 2021–2022

Update – degree of Barrister–at–Law course delivery 2021–2022

King’s Inns Entrance Examination 2021 for admission to the course leading to the degree of Barrister–at–Law will take place online this August. The format of the Entrance Examination 2021 is as published on King’s Inns website in March 2021.

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Celebrating a Century : 19 May 2021

Open call for contributions to ICC feminist judgments book

 Open call for contributions to ICC feminist judgments book

Professor Louise Chappell (UNSW, Sydney), Dr Rosemary Grey (University of Sydney) and Dr Kcasey McLoughlin (University of Newcastle, Australia) are inviting expressions of interest for contributions to the first book on the International Criminal Court (ICC) using a feminist judgments methodology.

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Members: 19 May 2021

The 191st Auditor of the LSDSI to deliver their Inaugural Address

The 191st Auditor of the LSDSI to deliver their Inaugural Address

Neasa O’Callaghan, current Barrister–at–Law student and the 191st Auditor of the Law Students’ Debating Society of Ireland (LSDSI), will deliver her Inaugural Address on Thursday, 3 June 2021 at 5.30 pm.

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: 17 May 2021

Job Opportunities: 10 permanent positions available for Irish language translators with the European Parliament in Luxembourg

Job Opportunities: 10 permanent positions available for Irish language translators with the European Parliament in Luxembourg

The European Parliament in Luxembourg is currently offering 10 permanent posts as language and intercultural professionals (the new title for ‘translators’) for the Irish language.

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Job Vacancies : 14 May 2021

Job Opportunity: Judicial Assistant to the Superior Courts

Job Opportunity: Judicial Assistant to the Superior Courts

The role of a judicial assistant to the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal and High Court is to provide assistance to a judge in the carrying of their judicial function. This includes providing assistance with court going activities, administrative and general support.

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Job Vacancies : 07 May 2021

Job Opportunities: Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, has three positions available in their Data Protection Unit

Job Opportunities: Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, has three positions available in their Data Protection Unit

Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, has three positions available within their Data Protection Unit. Each role requires significant knowledge of the law and practice of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act, 2018.

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Events: 21 April 2021

Members’ Training Session: Effective Virtual Zoom Meetings

Members’ Training Session: Effective Virtual Zoom Meetings

Designed for members of King’s Inns, this short training session will provide an overview of Zoom’s core functionality and show attendees the tools they can use to confidently participate in and/or manage virtual meetings using the Zoom platform.

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Events: 16 April 2021

The Bar of Ireland’s Green Street Lecture Series 2021

The Bar of Ireland’s Green Street Lecture Series 2021

Hosted by The Bar of Ireland, the 2021 Green Street Lecture Series will feature talks on a range of luminaries from Irish legal history. Revisiting landmark cases and their lasting impact, the lectures will be delivered by some of Ireland’s most prominent legal figures.

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Members: 16 April 2021

Feedback on Virtual Courtroom Functionality

Feedback on Virtual Courtroom Functionality

Have your say on the functionality of the Virtual Courtrooms provided by the Courts Service of Ireland.

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Job Vacancies : 15 April 2021

Job Opportunities: The European Commission (EC) is seeking experts in technical support to Member States’ Structural Reforms and experts in the Schengen acquis

Job Opportunities: The European Commission (EC) is seeking experts in technical support to Member States’ Structural Reforms and experts in the Schengen acquis

The European Commission (EC) is currently looking for administrators with expertise in structural reforms as well as administrators with expertise in the Schengen acquis.

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Job Vacancies : 15 April 2021

Job Opportunity: The European Central Bank is looking to hire a Lawyer–Linguist with Irish as their main language

Job Opportunity: The European Central Bank is looking to hire a Lawyer–Linguist with Irish as their main language

In your role as Lawyer–Linguist with Irish as your main language, you will be primarily responsible for translating ECB legal acts and other legal texts from English into Irish and for revising translations of such texts provided by external suppliers.

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Members: 07 April 2021

LSRA report highlights 33% increase in complaints about legal practitioners

LSRA report highlights 33% increase in complaints about legal practitioners

The LSRA today (Wednesday 7 April 2021) publishes its first complaints report for 2021, which shows it received 805 complaints in a six month period, a 33% increase on the previous reporting period.

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Events: 30 March 2021

Online Interactive Music and Movement Class for under 5’s

Online Interactive Music and Movement Class for under 5’s

King’s Inns are delighted to host a kid’s interactive music and movement class with Moo Music Wicklow this Saturday, April 3, at 10 am. This FREE event is open to members, current students from all programmes and the wider alumni community with kids under 5.

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Job Vacancies : 30 March 2021

Job Opportunity: Legal Researcher with the Legal Services Regulatory Authority

Job Opportunity: Legal Researcher with the Legal Services Regulatory Authority

The LSRA (Legal Services Regulatory Authority) seeks to recruit a Legal Researcher (Administration Officer) for the Legal Services, Levy and Registration Department.

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Members: 29 March 2021

Wild Garlic Recipe from Claire Hanley

Wild Garlic Recipe from Claire Hanley

As we are stuck at home and staying within our 5km, we are all starting to appreciate nature and find exciting edible things to smell and eat on our daily walks. We thought we would ask Claire Hanley – our food and events partner – to share a Spring recipe with our community for the Easter break.

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Events: 24 March 2021

And Breathe – Spring Stress Management Series

And Breathe – Spring Stress Management Series

King’s Inns has put together a short Spring Stress Management series of events for all students. Members and the wider alumni community are welcome to participate.

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Job Vacancies : 27 February 2021

Job Opportunity: The Court of Justice of the European Union is seeking to recruit English–language legal translators

Job Opportunity: The Court of Justice of the European Union is seeking to recruit English–language legal translators

The Court of Justice of the European Union regularly seeks to recruit English–language legal translators to assist with the increasing workload of its English–language Translation Unit in Luxembourg.

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Job Vacancies : 26 February 2021

Job Opportunity: Tusla, The Child and Family Agency, seeks a Senior Privacy Advisor – General Manager

Job Opportunity: Tusla, The Child and Family Agency, seeks a Senior Privacy Advisor – General Manager

Tusla, The Child and Family Agency, is seeking a Senior Privacy Advisor – General Manager. The role will report to the Data Protection Officer (DPO) and will work in partnership with the Relationship Office of Legal Services (OLS).

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Job Vacancies : 25 February 2021

Job Opportunity: Positions in the European Economic and Social Committee

Job Opportunity: Positions in the European Economic and Social Committee

The European Economic and Social Committee is looking for two translators (temporary agents). The deadline for receipt of applications is Thursday, March 4, 2021.

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Job Vacancies : 25 February 2021

Job Opportunity: The Law Reform Commission is seeking a Legal Researcher (Statute Law Revision Programme)

Job Opportunity: The Law Reform Commission is seeking a Legal Researcher (Statute Law Revision Programme)

The Law Reform Commission is running an open competition for appointment to the position of Legal Researcher (Statute Law Revision Programme).

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Events: 18 February 2021

Eoin Higgins Memorial Moot Competition 2021

Eoin Higgins Memorial Moot Competition 2021

This important competition occurs annually and is contested by a team from the King’s Inns and Bar students from the Institute of Professional Legal Studies at Queen’s University, Belfast.

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Events: 17 February 2021

McCarthy Impromptu Debate 2021

McCarthy Impromptu Debate 2021

The McCarthy Impromptu Debating Competition takes place on Monday, February 22, at 6.00 pm via Zoom. There will be two or three student debaters speaking (briefly) on a motion that will have been given to them earlier that day. Contributions to the debate are generally light–hearted and humorous.

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Job Vacancies : 17 February 2021

Job Opportunity: Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment is seeking a Legal Researcher on Company Law

Job Opportunity: Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment is seeking a Legal Researcher on Company Law

The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified individuals to carry out legal research on behalf of the Department in the area of company law.

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Events: 12 February 2021

Comhdháil ar Líne Óstaí an Rí ar Dheiseanna do Chéimithe Dlí Mar Dhlítheangeolaithe leis an AE

Comhdháil ar Líne Óstaí an Rí ar Dheiseanna do Chéimithe Dlí Mar Dhlítheangeolaithe leis an AE

King’s Inns will hold an online conference on Friday 5 March 2021 on opportunities as lawyer–linguists with the EU. The Hon. Ms Justice Ann Power, Judge of the Court of Appeal and former Judge of the European Court of Human Rights, will open the event.

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Job Vacancies : 12 February 2021

Job Opportunity: Irish–language Lawyer Linguists with the Court of Justice of the European Union

Job Opportunity: Irish–language Lawyer Linguists with the Court of Justice of the European Union

For the needs of its Directorate–General for Multilingualism, the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg is seeking to recruit Irish–language lawyer linguists.

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Job Vacancies : 11 February 2021

Invigilators Required at King’s Inns

Invigilators Required at King’s Inns

For barristers who are members of The Bar of Ireland interested in inclusion on King’s Inns panel of remote invigilators 2021. The panel help in the effective delivery of Diploma in Legal Studies and Barrister–at–Law Degree courses and exams while maintaining high standards of quality and integrity during COVID circumstances.

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: 10 February 2021

Tús a chur le do Ghairm san AE: Deiseanna do Dhlítheangeolaithe agus do Phrofléitheoirí leis an Aontas Eorpach

Tús a chur le do Ghairm san AE: Deiseanna do Dhlítheangeolaithe agus do Phrofléitheoirí leis an Aontas Eorpach

Join the Department of Foreign Affairs for the third in a new series of EU jobs webinars on “Launching your EU Career: Lawyer–linguist and proofreader opportunities in the EU”.

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Education: 05 February 2021

OUTLaw Network is looking for candidates to join their Student Sub–Committee

OUTLaw Network is looking for candidates to join their Student Sub–Committee

The Student Committee is a new subgroup formed under OUTLaw Network. OUTLaw are recruiting students across Ireland to join the sub–committee and work alongside OUTLaw to plan and organise a host of events throughout the year.

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Education: 05 February 2021

Student Fireside Chat with OUTLAW Network

Student Fireside Chat with OUTLAW Network

OUTLaw is excited to host their first Fireside Chat for students and trainee solicitors on a variety of themes and ideas connected to being LGBT+ in the workplace.

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Members: 03 February 2021

Gaisce Council seeking candidates with Legal Expertise

Gaisce Council seeking candidates with Legal Expertise

Gaisce – The President’s Award is seeking applications to their Council, a voluntary body whose members are appointed formally by the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth.

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Events: 31 January 2021

Bonn an Phiarsaigh – Gael Linn 2021

Bonn an Phiarsaigh – Gael Linn 2021

Déardaoin an 4 Feabhra 2021 idir 18h00 agus 18h30 agus ar líne thar Zoom, reáchtálfar Comórtas Díospóireachta Gaeilge Óstaí an Rí agus bronnfar Bonn an Phiarsaigh, urraithe ag Gael–Linn, ar an mbuaiteoir. Is do dhaoine aonair an comórtas taispeántais seo.

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Members: 23 January 2021

Brian Lenihan Memorial Address by the Law School at Trinity College Dublin

Brian Lenihan Memorial Address by the Law School at Trinity College Dublin

The Tenth Annual Brian Lenihan Memorial Address will take place online on Thursday, 4 February at 6 pm.

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Library: 15 January 2021

Our City Our Books: an interview with our Librarian

Our City Our Books: an interview with our Librarian

At the helm of every library are the wonderful librarians who ensure that each building is a welcoming place. Our Librarian, Renate Ní Uigín, shared her love for books with the team behind Our City Our Books.

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Alumni Stories: 11 January 2021

Alumni Stories – Diane Sutton speaks to alumnus Joe Holt BL

Alumni Stories – Diane Sutton speaks to alumnus Joe Holt BL

Sixth in the ‘Alumni Stories’ series, our Member Relations Officer Diane Sutton speaks to alumnus Joe Holt BL, a tutor and Mooting Coordinator at King’s Inns, a practising barrister and member of The Bar of Ireland.

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King’s Inns Law Review : 08 January 2021

King’s Inns Law Review (Volume X) – Authors’ Evening

King’s Inns Law Review (Volume X) – Authors’ Evening

The Editorial Board of the King’s Inns Law Review cordially invites you to their Authors’ Evening, which will take place on Zoom on Thursday 14 January 2021 at 6.30 pm. The event is open to anyone considering submitting to the King’s Inns Law Review, as well as students and friends of the Review.

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Job Vacancies : 07 January 2021

Launching your EU Career: European Commission traineeship scheme (Blue Book Traineeship)

Launching your EU Career: European Commission traineeship scheme (Blue Book Traineeship)

Twice a year, the Commission offers 5–month paid internships in its Directorates, Commissioners’ Cabinets, Services and many EU agencies. The training sessions are from 1 March to end July and from 1 October to end February of the following year.

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Job Vacancies : 07 January 2021

Launching your EU Career: 2021 EU Junior Professionals in Delegation scheme

Launching your EU Career: 2021 EU Junior Professionals in Delegation scheme

This high–level traineeship programme enables talented graduates from EU Member States to gain first–hand experience in the work of EU Delegations as well as a deeper insight into their role in the implementation of EU external relations policies.

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Job Vacancies : 02 January 2021

Job Opportunity: Advisory Counsel (Grade III) at the Houses of the Oireachtas Service

Job Opportunity: Advisory Counsel (Grade III) at the Houses of the Oireachtas Service

The Houses of the Oireachtas Service are recruiting to the position of Advisory Counsel (Grade III) in the Office of the Parliamentary Legal Advisers (OPLA).

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