Part of our ON THE MOVE ‘Fitness Challenge’, King’s Inns is organising a walk at Phoenix Park on Sunday, 9 January 2022 from 11 am to circa 2 pm. Come and enjoy the breathtaking views of Ireland’s largest urban park.
Online Interactive Music and Movement Christmas Class for under 5’s
King’s Inns is delighted to host a kid’s interactive music and movement Christmas class with Moo Music Wicklow on Sunday 12 December at 10 am. This FREE event is open to members, current students from all programmes and the wider alumni community with kids under 5.
Job Opportunities: Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, has three positions available within its Data Protection Unit
Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, invites applications from suitably qualified persons for three key roles within its Data Protection Unit (DPU). The closing date for applications for all three job posts is Monday, 20 December at 12 noon.
Council Elections 2021: Notice of Candidates Elected
Following the nomination process that took place between 9 November and 22 November 2021, the names stated on the declaration were proposed to fill the vacancies on both the Bar Benchers’ Panel and Practising Barristers’ Panel of the Council of King’s Inns.
Job Opportunities: Schuman Traineeships at the European Parliament
The Schuman traineeships are paid and can be undertaken at one of the European Parliament’s official places of work – Brussels, Luxembourg and Strasbourg – or in its Liaison Offices in the Member States. The traineeships last from 1 March to 31 July and applications are open until 30 November.
Nominations are invited for the Bar Benchers’ Panel (6 Vacancies) and for the Practising Barristers’ Panel (5 Vacancies) of the Council of King’s Inns. Persons elected will serve for two years from 1 January 2022.
The Editorial Board of King’s Inns Law Review invites members of the King’s Inns community to the launch of Volume X of the Review, which will take place at 6.30 pm on Tuesday, 2 November 2021 in the Dining Hall of King’s Inns.
Job Opportunities: Prosecutors wanted at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is recruiting Prosecutors. Successful applicants must, on or before 19 November 2021, be enrolled as a Solicitor in the State or have been called to the Bar.
Job Opportunities: The Tax Appeals Commission are hiring Temporary Appeal Commissioners
The ideal candidate should have a conscientious understanding of the law and an ability to exercise the quasi–judicial function in the administration of justice on both an independent and impartial basis.
Alumni Stories – Diane Sutton speaks to alumnus James Mulcahy BL
Next in the ‘Alumni Stories’ series, our Member Relations Officer Diane Sutton speaks to alumnus James Mulcahy BL, Assistant General Counsel and Senior Vice President at Citi, and a Council member of King’s Inns.
Celebrating a Century: A Centenary Gala Dinner at King’s Inns
This November, we celebrate a centenary of the call of the first women to the Bar – Averil Deverell BL & Frances Kyle BL, paving the way for generations of female barristers and their contribution to the Law Library, the Bench, and the wider society.
Seimineár ar líne ar dheiseanna fostaíochta leis an Aontas Eorpach
The European Commission and the Irish Government are organising a full–day online event during the Oireachtas na Samhna festival aimed at informing potential candidates about job opportunities with Irish and providing concrete practical advice.
LSRA report shows 673 complaints received and 646 complaints closed in five month period
On Monday 4 October 2021, the Legal Services Regulatory Authority (LSRA) published its second complaints report for 2021, which shows it received 673 complaints about legal practitioners in a five–month period, with 646 complaints closed.
Job Opportunity: South Leinster Citizens Information Service invites expressions of interest for the appointment of Director
South Leinster Citizens Information Service (SLCIS) is seeking to recruit one Director to join its Board. Established in 2018, SLCIS provides CIC services in the counties of Carlow, Laois, Kilkenny, Offaly, Wexford, and Wicklow.
Develop a practical understanding of the law as it relates to the provision of education in Ireland
A former teacher and now one of the coordinators of the part–time law and education course at King’s Inns, Dr Claire O’Connor BL highlights the benefits of teachers and education officers undertaking this professional development course.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This year’s Auditor of the LSDSI to deliver their Inaugural Address
Neasa O’Callaghan, current Barrister–at–Law student and Auditor of the 191st Session of the Law Students’ Debating Society of Ireland (LSDSI), will deliver her Inaugural Address on Thursday, 3 June 2021, at 5.30 pm.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.