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Litigation Seminar 19th April 2018

(05 Apr 2018)






Updates and developments in Civil Litigation


19 APRIL 2018

The Radisson Hotel

Golden Lane

Dublin 8

2.00pm – 5.00pm


This seminar will cover recent developments in Circuit Court litigation practice including; transfer of jurisdiction from Circuit Court to High Court; the Mediation Act 2017; Infant Rulings; PIAB Acts and making applications to PIAB


Bonnie Hickey BL - will speak about the procedure in infant ruling applications.


Peter O’Brien PIAB - will speak on the working of PIAB generally, proposed changes in the PIAB (Amendment) Bill and the Solicitor Portal.


Michael Mulcahy SC - will speak on the new Mediation Act which commented on the 1st January 2018 and how it impacts on litigation as well as sections to watch out for.


Susan Martin Solicitor - will speak on the procedure and practice in transferring a case from the Circuit Court to the High Court.




Bonnie Hickey BL

Bonnie was called to the Bar in 2009 having graduated from Law in UCD in 2007. She practices in the area of civil litigation and in particular personal injuries law. She has a very good knowledge of Court practice and procedure having worked as a town agent prior to being called to the Bar.


Peter O’Brien PIAB

Peter is the Operations Manager for PIAB.


Michael Mulcahy SC

Michael was called to the bar in 1985 and to the Inner bar in 2010. He is a Chartered Arbitrator and an Accredited Mediator. He specialises in Professional Negligence, Personal Injury and Construction Law.


Susan Martin Solicitor

Susan is a solicitor practising on her own account since 2004. She is a Council Member of DSBA, Litigation Committee Member and Rules of Court enthusiast. She is qualified as an Adjudicator and as an ISO 9001 Lead Auditor, holds a Diploma in Professional Regulation Law, is a Candidate Notary Public and is a Commandant in the Army Reserve.



Conference Information

Date:                19 April 2018

Time:                2.00 – 5.00pm

Location:          The Radisson Hotel

                                Golden Lane

                                Dublin 8

Fees:                € 150.00 Member

€ 245.00.00 Non Member

Registration:    1.30pm

                        2.00pm Presentations followed by questions and answers

                        5.00pm Conclusion


CPD:                3 Hours Group Study


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