Meet this year’s Committee of the Law Students’ Debating Society of Ireland
After a great election campaign between the Diploma and Degree students of King’s Inns for the 2023–2024 Auditor of the Law Students’ Debating Society of Ireland (LSDSI), they elected Barrister–at–Law Modular 2 student Norah O’Brien.
Norah O’Brien elected Auditor of the Law Students’ Debating Society of Ireland 2023–2024
On Monday, November 6, Norah O’Brien, student on the Barrister–at–Law Degree course (Modular), was the higher ranked of the two continuing candidates after the fourth count and was deemed by the Returning Officer to be elected as Auditor.
Nominations are invited for the Bar Benchers’ Panel (5 Vacancies) and for the Practising Barristers’ Panel (5 Vacancies) of the Council of the King’s Inns. Persons elected will serve for two years from 1 January 2024.
Event: Private Member’s Tour – Lavery. On Location
The highlight of the National Gallery’s autumn programme, showcasing work of Sir John Lavery. King’s Inns members will be taken on a private tour of the exhibition by the expert guides at the Gallery on Saturday 11th November, accompanied by our Member Relations Officer Diane Sutton.
King’s Inns are pleased to welcome Dr. Brian Doherty, Chief Executive Officer of the Legal Service Regulatory Authority. Dr. Doherty was called to the Bar in 1996 and has been CEO of the LSRA since 2017.
Job Opportunity: The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is recruiting Prosecutors
Are you qualified, newly qualified, about to qualify as a Solicitor or Barrister? Are you driven and motivated to deliver a fair, independent and effective prosecution service on behalf of all the people of Ireland? If the answer is yes to the above questions, this might just be the job for you.
Job Opportunity: The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is hiring a Circuit Court Prosecutor for Donegal
The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is recruiting a Circuit Court Prosecutor for Donegal. The Director seeks expressions of interest from barristers wishing to be considered for the above role.
Alumni Stories – Diane Sutton speaks to John Freeman BL
Next, in the ‘Alumni Stories’ series, our member relations officer Diane Sutton speaks to John Freeman BL, a practising barrister at The Bar of Ireland, with a particular emphasis on banking and financial services, disciplinary/regulatory and defamation.
Ar mhaith leat gairmréim rathúil trí Ghaeilge ag croí na hEorpa le hArd–Dioplóma san Aistriúchán Dlíthiúil?
Míníonn Ian Eglington, céimí den chúrsa Ard–Dioplóma san Aistriúchán Dlíthiúil agus aistritheoir leis an gCoimisiún Eorpach sa Bhruiséil, mar a chuidigh an cúrsa agus an cháilíocht leis ina shaol gairmiúil.
Save the Date: Reunion dinner for Barrister graduates of a year ending in ‘2’ or ‘3’
King’s Inns are delighted to invite Barrister–at–Law alumni to our reunion event in our magnificent Dining Hall. Our next celebratory evening dinner will take place on Friday, November 24 2023, for barrister graduates of years ending in ‘2’ or ‘3’.
The full–day conference will bring together an array of highly impressive speakers who will offer their views and perspectives on a range of civil and criminal law matters. Speakers’ backgrounds include practice, academia, and law enforcement.
King’s Inns Excels in International Negotiation Competition in Rome
Following on from the excellent performances of the King’s Inns mooting teams in international competitions, we are delighted to report that the King’s Inns team also excelled in the recent International Negotiation Competition.
Join us for our annual charity fundraising hike in Glendalough on Sunday, October 15, at 10 am. Enjoy nature and reward yourself with breathtaking views over Glendalough Valley and the surrounding Wicklow uplands.
With over 300 events taking place across Dublin for Culture Night 2023, King’s Inns is hosting free guided tours of our magnificent Dining Hall building, designed by the eminent architect James Gandon and completed in 1806.
#JobOpportunity: Insurance– Liability Investigator role at Mulligan Accident Investigations
Mulligan Accident Investigations is hiring for an Insurance– Liability Investigator role (min. CIP qual. Or legal qualification). Application deadline: 17 August 2023. Applications should be sent in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Opportunity: Advance Diploma in Planning and Environmental Law Co–Ordinator
Kings Inns invites applications from the Advance Diploma in Planning and Environmental Law Co–Ordinator.
The Co–Ordinator will be required to coordinate all aspects of the day–to–day running of the Advanced Diploma in Planning and Environmental Law. The Co–Ordinator will report to the Dean. In addition to the duties and responsibilities listed below, the Co–Ordinator will be required to perform other duties as may be assigned to him/her from time to time by the Dean.
Mooting Success for King’s Inns Students in International Mooting Competitions
Following on from our historic win in the International Criminal Court (ICC) Moot in 2022, in which the King’s Inns team came first in the world, we are delighted to report that the King’s Inns ICC team made it to the semi–final of the same competition this year.
Job Opportunity: Legal Advisor at Corporate Enforcement Authority
The CEA is seeking to fill 2 posts of Legal Advisor (Assistant Principal level). The successful candidates will work on a wide variety of assignments and projects and will report, as required, to both the Director of
Legal and the Director of Legal & Policy.
The CEA is running an open competition to establish a panel of suitably qualified individuals to fill current vacancies and any vacancies that may arise in the future for Legal Advisor at Assistant Principal level.
To apply for this position, candidates should submit the Application Form to email@example.com
The deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 30th June 2023.
Job Opportunity: King’s Inns requires a Lecturer in Constitutional Law for its Diploma in Legal Studies
King’s Inns invites applications from qualified Barristers for a fixed–term appointment as Lecturer in Constitutional Law on its Diploma in Legal Studies. The deadline for the receipt of applications by King’s Inns is no later than 5 pm (Irish time) on Monday, July 17, 2023.
Celebrating 20 years of the McCarthy Bursary and the launch of the Fundraising Campaign
In partnership with The Bar of Ireland, King’s Inns is hosting an event to celebrate 20 years of the McCarthy Bursary and its impact in promoting diversity and inclusion at the Bar on Thursday, May 18, from 6 pm to 7.30 pm.
Mediation Conference: Forging a career as a Mediator – What next?
On Friday, May 12, from 2 pm to 5 pm, The Bar of Ireland in partnership with King’s Inns, is hosting an in–person conference on “Forging a career as a Mediator: what next?”. This event is open to anyone interested in mediation – non–legal professionals and lawyers.
Alumni Stories – Diane Sutton speaks to Dáithí Mac Cárthaigh BL
Next, in the ‘Alumni Stories’ series, our member relations officer Diane Sutton speaks to Dáithí Mac Cárthaigh BL, a barrister at The Bar of Ireland, the Law & Irish Academic Coordinator at King’s Inns and former President of Conradh na Gaeilge.
‘Socio–Economic Diversity in the Legal Profession’ – Inaugural Address by Paula Cassidy, LSDSI Auditor
“Authenticity is key”: Cathy Smith SC responding to a well–structured and well–researched inaugural address by Paula Cassidy, the auditor of the Law Students’ Debating Society of Ireland, which took place on Thursday, February 23, in King’s Inns.
King’s Inns Team wins the National Negotiation Competition
A team of two full–time Barrister–at–Law degree students, Carla Fusciardi Wallace and Justin McAleese, have won this year’s national negotiation competition, which took place in the Law Society’s Education Centre at Blackhall Place.
Auditor of the LSDSI Paula Cassidy will deliver her Inaugural Address
Paula Cassidy, degree of Barrister–at–Law student and Auditor (193rd Session) of the Law Students’ Debating Society of Ireland (LSDSI), will deliver her Inaugural Address on Thursday, February 23, at 5.20 pm.
Conference at King’s Inns on Employment Opportunities as EU Lawyer–Linguists, Interpreters and Translators
Many opportunities present in the ﬁeld of lawyer–linguistics with the European Union. The CJEU is in the process of expanding its Irish language unit and recruits many Irish language lawyer–linguists. Ireland is now also the main source for English language lawyer–linguists with further opportunities presenting there.
Tréimhsí Oiliúna le Cúirt Bhreithiúnais an Aontais Eorpaigh
Cuireann Cúirt Bhreithiúnais an Aontais Eorpaigh líon teoranta de thréimhsí oiliúna íoctha ar fáil gach bliain i ndlísheomraí Chomhaltaí na Cúirte Breithiúnais agus Chúirt Ghinearálta an Aontais Eorpaigh agus i seirbhísí na Cúirte.
Members’ Event – A Private Tour of 14 Henrietta St
King’s Inns has teamed up with our neighbours at 14 Henrietta Street to offer a private house tour on Saturday, February 25, 2023, at 11.30 am. This event is exclusively for subscribing members of King’s Inns.
Would you like to know what it is like to be a student on the Diploma in Legal Studies at King’s Inns? On Saturday, March 25, from 11 am to 2 pm, King’s Inns will offer prospective students a chance to experience life as a Diploma student by taking part in classes like those on the course.
Déardaoin an 16 Feabhra 2023 idir 17h30 agus 18h00 i Seomra Coiteann na Sóisear i bPríomhfhoirgneamh Óstaí an Rí, reáchtálfar Comórtas Díospóireachta Gaeilge Óstaí an Rí agus bronnfar Bonn an Phiarsaigh, urraithe ag Gael–Linn, ar an mbuaiteoir.