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Course News: 08 December 2018

New course to be offered from September / October 2019 – Advanced Diploma in Quasi–Judicial Decision–Making

New course to be offered from September / October 2019 – Advanced Diploma in Quasi–Judicial Decision–Making

The range of entities making independent decisions over a multiplicity of complaints, disputes and entitlements is ever–increasing. Tribunals, adjudicators, disciplinary panels, ombudsmen and a gamut of appeals bodies are keystones of both public and, to a growing extent, private administration in Ireland. These quasi–judicial decision–makers walk an often tricky line between procedures adapted to their area of dispute resolution, the need for efficiency and speed, and the dominant requirement of due process.

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News: 07 December 2018

Christmas Collection for Children in Direct Provision

Christmas Collection for Children in Direct Provision

King’s Inns are delighted to support a group of BL students who are collecting Christmas gifts for children in Dublin Direct Provision centres. This worthwhile initiative is spearheaded by Céile Varley, Joy Kangere and Barakat Gbadamosi. The response has been amazing so far and it is really encouraging to see so many King’s Inns students and staff getting involved.

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Course News: 04 December 2018

McCarthy Scholar Deirdre Moore completes Stage in European Court of Human Rights

McCarthy Scholar Deirdre Moore completes Stage in European Court of Human Rights

This September I had the privilege of spending a month in Strasbourg working in the European Court of Human Rights for Judge Síofra O’Leary as part of the Niall and Barbara McCarthy Bursary.

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LSDSI: 27 November 2018

Christmas Carols at the Inns

Christmas Carols at the Inns

The LSDSI [The Law Students’ Debating Society of Ireland] are hosting their annual King’s Inns Christmas Carol Service on Tuesday, December 4th at 5.30pm in the Dining Hall.

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King’s Inns Library: 15 November 2018

Conservation rebinding of the first edition of the expanded Magna Carta 1556

Conservation rebinding of the first edition of the expanded Magna Carta 1556

The Magna Carta or Great Charter is the foundation stone of the rule of law in the British Isles. It has provided the outline for modern democracies and has managed to remain relevant to the cause of human rights even today.

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Course News: 02 November 2018

February 2019: Be a Law Student at King’s Inns for a Day

February 2019: Be a Law Student at King’s Inns for a Day

The Diploma in Legal Studies is a two–year course involving the study of law. While aimed at people who would like to qualify as a barrister but don’t have a Law qualification, the course also attracts people with a general interest in the Law. Furthermore, many graduates of the Diploma in Legal Studies find it to be of benefit in their existing career.

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News: 25 October 2018

Job Opportunities: Courts Service of Ireland – Head of Legal Research and Library Services (Principal Officer)

Job Opportunities: Courts Service of Ireland – Head of Legal Research and Library Services (Principal Officer)

The Courts Service is offering an excellent opportunity at a senior management level as Head of Legal Research and Library Services (Principal Officer).

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News: 15 October 2018

Employment Bar Association Annual Conference 2018

Employment Bar Association Annual Conference 2018

The Employment Bar Association is delighted to invite you to attend its third annual conference at 2.00pm on Friday, November 23, 2018 in the Atrium, Distillery Building.

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News: 21 September 2018

A Court with no paper – Get ready for the future of litigation

A Court with no paper – Get ready for the future of litigation

See what Courts will soon become: How today’s paper–heavy litigation will move to paperless in the near future. Hear lectures from those already involved in paperless litigation and those getting us ready to take the next steps, featuring a live courtroom demonstration.

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King’s Inns Library: 06 September 2018

Parallel Lives: John Redmond and Edward Carson, King’s Inns’ Alumni and Statesmen

Parallel Lives: John Redmond and Edward Carson, King’s Inns’ Alumni and Statesmen

On Tuesday 26th June, 2018, in the Benchers’ Room, an historical discussion “Parallel Lives: John Redmond and Edward Carson, King’s Inns’ Alumni and Statesmen” was held. The two speakers were Professor Alvin Jackson and Mr Frank Callanan SC.

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LSDSI: 04 September 2018

Mooting Activities 2017–2018

Mooting Activities 2017–2018

Mooting at King’s Inns continues to grow from strength to strength and remains a pillar of the extra–curricular calendar. The 2017/2018 academic year saw a busy schedule of mooting activities, internal competitions and some major success for teams representing the Inns in external competitions. Congratulations to all those who participated in another exciting year of mooting at King’s Inns.

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News: 03 September 2018

King’s Inns Law Review – Volume VIII

King’s Inns Law Review – Volume VIII

The King’s Inns Law Review (KILR) is an annual law journal published by the students of The Honorable Society of King’s Inns, dedicated to the publication of Irish, European and international legal scholarship. The core ethos of the Review is the promotion and fostering of legal scholarship, both in the King’s Inns and across Ireland.

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News: 01 August 2018

King’s Inns welcomes new Under Treasurer

King’s Inns welcomes new Under Treasurer

King’s Inns are delighted to welcome our new Under Treasurer / CEO, Mary Griffin to the King’s Inns. Mary took up the position in June 2018 and succeeds Sean Aylward who retired from his post in July this year. Prior to joining King’s Inns, Mary was interim CEO with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland.

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News: 15 May 2018

Job Opportunities: The Pensions Authority – Higher Executive Officer or Assistant Principal (Temporary)

Job Opportunities: The Pensions Authority – Higher Executive Officer or Assistant Principal (Temporary)

The Pensions Authority is currently recruiting for two Solicitor/Barrister roles – one temporary post at AP grade and one permanent post at HEO grade.

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News: 10 May 2018

Job Opportunities: Courts Service of Ireland – Judicial Clerk in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal, or as a Judicial Assistant in the High Court

Job Opportunities: Courts Service of Ireland – Judicial Clerk in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal, or as a Judicial Assistant in the High Court

The Courts Service has excellent opportunities to work with the Judiciary as a Judicial Clerk in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal, or as a Judicial Assistant in the High Court.

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News: 09 May 2018

Lawyer Lincoln’s Legacy: When Lincoln Learned What Not to Say

Lawyer Lincoln’s Legacy: When Lincoln Learned What Not to Say

King’s Inns thank Judge Ron Spears who toured the Inns on Wednesday, May 9th, with judicial colleagues from Illinois, for his recent article attached about a controversial episode in the life of his personal hero, lawyer and statesman, Abraham Lincoln.

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King’s Inns Library: 23 April 2018

The Averil Deverell Exhibition

The Averil Deverell Exhibition

On Thursday 22nd February, 2018, a reception was held in the Junior Common Room to launch the recently acquired archive of Averil Deverell BL. Averil Katherine Statter Deverell (1893–1979) was one of the first two women, along with Frances Kyle, called to the Irish Bar on the 6th November 1921.

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News: 12 April 2018

Job Opportunity: Courts Service of Ireland – Judicial Clerk in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal

Job Opportunity: Courts Service of Ireland – Judicial Clerk in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal

The Courts Service is running an open competition for appointment to the position of “Judicial Clerk in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal”.

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King’s Inns Vacancies: 12 March 2018

Vacancies at King’s Inns

There are currently two vacancies at King’s Inns:

1) Under Treasurer/CEO
2) PA to the Dean

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LSDSI: 15 February 2018

LSDSI activities at King’s Inns: 2018 McCarthy Impromptu Debate

LSDSI activities at King’s Inns: 2018 McCarthy Impromptu Debate

The 2018 McCarthy Impromptu Debate took place on Wednesday 7 February before a busy dining hall. Full–time students Arthur Griffin and Patrick Fitzgerald, along with modular 1 student Deirdre Moore, debated the motion “This house believes that Brexit is a wonderful idea and that Ireland should also join the UK Exodus from the EU”.

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News: 08 February 2018

Job Opportunity: Courts Service of Ireland – Senior Executive Legal Officer to the Chief Justice.

Job Opportunity: Courts Service of Ireland – Senior Executive Legal Officer to the Chief Justice.

Open competition for appointment to the position of Senior Executive Legal Officer to the Chief Justice.

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LSDSI: 01 February 2018

LSDSI activities at King’s Inns: Maidens’ Moot

LSDSI activities at King’s Inns: Maidens’ Moot

The final of the Maidens’ Moot, an annual mooting competition aimed at students new to mooting, took place on Friday 19 January 2018. Unusually, both finalists, Conor Rock and Neasa O’Callaghan, were Diploma I students with only a few months’ experience of studying at King’s Inns.

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News: 18 January 2018

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

Comhdháil 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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News: 11 January 2018

Job Opportunity: Courts Service of Ireland – Assistant Principal Officer, Legal Research Manager.

Job Opportunity: Courts Service of Ireland – Assistant Principal Officer, Legal Research Manager.

Courts Service of Ireland: Open competition for appointment to the position of Assistant Principal Officer – Legal Research Manager.

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