ISEL’s 2020 AGM – 25 November 2020, at 5pm

The ISEL’s 2020 AGM is taking place online via Zoom at 5pm on Wednesday, 25 November 2020.

Join the AGM here:

https://zoom.us/j/91562370035?pwd=NlVNZmU1eUIrR2tCanNuQ29GeEtiQT09

Meeting ID: 915 6237 0035
Passcode: 024848

 

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XXVIIIth Brian Walsh Annual Memorial Lecture

This event will be held on Zoom. Please register at: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_bpg5yIC_QSC30T-ulE7CfA

 

Chair:

Mr Justice Frank Clarke, Chief Justice

 

Speakers:

Mr Justice Colm Mac Eochaidh, General Court of the Court of Justice of the European Union

 

The ISEL is delighted to welcome The Hon. Mr Justice Colm Mac Eochaidh of the General Court of the Court of Justice of the European Union, who will address the Society on the occasion of the 18th Annual Brian Walsh Memorial Lecture. Mr Justice Mac Eochaidh will address the Society on the topic “Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh – the Luxembourg Chapter”.

 

CPD points are available for attendance at this event.

Consumer Law Update – Webinar

This event will be held on Zoom. Please register via this link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_HYaPwPCxQgy-XAi8ZeF5OQ.

 

Chair:

Laura McGovern, Senior Legal Advisor, Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC)

 

Speakers:

Sean Murphy, Director of Consumer Protection, Competition & Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC)

Dr Fidelma White, Senior Lecturer in Law, University College Cork

 

The ISEL is delighted to host this event. Sean Murphy, Director of Consumer Protection at the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission will speak on recent developments in consumer law and future prospects.  Dr Fidelma White, Senior Lecturer in University College Cork will examine consumer sales. The webinar will be moderated by Laura McGovern, Senior Legal Advisor at the CCPC.

 

CPD Points are available for attendance at this event.

Data Protection in the aftermath of Schrems

Chair:

Eoin Sreenan BL, Law Library

Speakers:

Emma Redmond, Privacy & Data Protection Counsel at Stripe

Rob Corbet, Partner & Head of Technology & Innovation at Arthur Cox

Jim Halpert, Partner in Communications, E-Commerce & Privacy Practice at DLA Piper, Washington DC.

 

The ISEL is delighted to host this event, which will address the topical issue of data protection in the aftermath of the Schrems judgment.  Rob Corbet will speak on questions left unresolved by Schrems; Emma Redmond will address how European-based businesses and in-house lawyers are responding; and Jim Halpert will provide us with an insight into how the decision is being received in the US.

 

CPD Points are available for attendance at this event.

 

Webinar: The Building Blocks of a Career in EU Law: Different Perspectives

The ISEL, the Young Bar Committee and The Bar of Ireland are delighted to organise this webinar, which is aimed at junior legal practitioners.  The speakers will draw on their experience to give an insight into the different ways that practitioners can develop a successful career in EU law.

Chair:

Eoin Sreenan BL, Law Library

Speakers:

Anne Riley, Former Head of Global Antitrust, Shell

Emma Lavin, Solicitor, Eversheds Sutherland

Oonagh O’Sullivan BL, Law Library

 

This event is free.  To attend, please register at https://lnkd.in/dV9nCiC.

The European Commission’s Public Consultation on Empowering National Competition Authorities to be More Effective Enforcers

Chair & Speakers:
The Hon. John D. Cooke SC (Chair),

• Ailsa Sinclair, DG Competition, European Commission
• Gerald FitzGerald, Member, Competition and Consumer Protection   Commission
• Helen Kelly, Partner, Matheson

Venue: A&L Goodbody, IFSC, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1,

Registration Fee:
Non-members: €30.00
Members: €0.00

CPD Point: CPD points awarded

Description and Information:

The event is open to all and is free of charge to ISEL members. There is a €30 charge for non-members, payable on arrival or on registration via our website. To register, please visit www.isel.ie and complete the registration form. Members should tick “pay at door” option and their membership will be verified at the door to allow free admission.
Further details regarding the European Commission’s public consultation are available at: http://ec.europa.eu/competition/consultations/2015_effective_enforcers/index_en.html.  The deadline for responses to the consultation is 12 February 2016.

There will be a dinner for the speakers after the event which ISEL members are welcome to attend. To register for the dinner, please e-mail admin@isel.ie.

You can find details of forthcoming ISEL events and  membership at www.isel.ie.

Procurement Law Update – Review of Recent Irish and European Case Law

Chair & Speakers:
The Hon. Ms Justice Caroline Costello (Chair),

  • Patrick McGovern, Arthur Cox
  • Niamh Hyland SC
  • Paul Quinn, Chief Procurement Officer, Department of Public Expenditure & Reform

Venue: William Fry, 2 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2,

Registration Fee:
Non-members: €30.00
Members: €0.00

CPD Point: CPD points awarded

Description and Information:

The event is open to all and is free of charge to ISEL members. There is a €30 charge for non-members, payable on arrival or on registration via our website. To register, please visit www.isel.ie and complete the registration form. Members should tick “pay at door” option and their membership will be verified at the door to allow free admission.
There will be a dinner for the speakers after the event which ISEL members are welcome to attend. To register for the dinner, please e-mail admin@isel.ie.

You can find details of forthcoming ISEL events and membership at www.isel.ie.

EU Law: Area of Interest for Junior Practitioners

Date: 25 February 2016

Time: 6:30pm

Chair & Speakers:
The Honourable Mr Justice Gerard Hogan (Chair),

Noel Travers SC

Joanne Finn, Partner, Eugene F Collins

Anne Fitzpatrick BL

Venue: Atrium, Distillery Building, 145-151 Church Street, Dublin 7

CPD Point: CPD points awarded

Description and Information:

This event is open to all and is FREE OF CHARGE.  There will also be a special annual ISEL membership fee of €30 available for those in attendance on the night who are in their first 5 years of practice.  Annual membership entitles an individual to attend all ISEL events free of charge.

You can register for the event and find details of other ISEL events at www.ISEL.ie.  Alternatively you can simply register at the event.

There will be a short wine reception after the event sponsored by Mason Hayes & Curran.

With thanks also to the Young Bar Committee, Bar Council

Trade Associations – No Safety in Numbers

Chair & Speakers:
Patrick Kenny, Commissioner, the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (Chair),

Marie Daly, Head of Legal and Regulatory Affairs, IBEC

Aileen Murtagh, Associate, A&L Goodbody

Venue: Mason Hayes & Curran, South Bank House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4

Registration Fee:
Non-members: €30.00
Members: €0.00

CPD Point: CPD points awarded

Description and Information:

The event is open to all and is free of charge to ISEL members. There is a €30 charge for non-members, payable on arrival or on registration via our website. To register, please visit www.isel.ie and complete the registration form. Members should tick “pay at door” option and their membership will be verified at the door to allow free admission.

There will be a dinner for the speakers after the event which ISEL members are welcome to attend. To register for the dinner, please e-mail admin@isel.ie.

You can find details of forthcoming ISEL events and membership at www.isel.ie.

Event hosted by: The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, in partnership with the Human Rights Committee of the Law Society: “The European Convention on Human Rights and states of emergency”

Date: 15 March 2016

Time: 6:00pm

Chair & Speakers:
Mr Justice Hedigan, judge of the High Court and former judge of the European Court of Human Rights (Chair),

Michael O’Boyle, former Deputy Registrar of the European Court of Human Rights

Venue: bl

CPD Point: CPD points awarded

Description and Information:

The lecture will last for approximately one hour including an opportunity for a Q&A session following the conclusion of the lecture.  A wine reception will be hosted in the Blue Room immediately following the lecture.

The event is open to all, subject to registration, and persons interested in attending should register directly at:

www.lawsociety.ie/Joint_Honorary_Lecture_in_honour_of_Michael_OBoyle#.VsHhMpDcu-s