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Our Lecturers

Enhancing our team the panel of lecturers for 2016 are:

 

     Roisin Liddy B.L.

Róisín is a practising Barrister. She is a graduate of Law and studied Law in both Université Paris 13 and Charles University in Prague. Róisín also studied with the George Washington University Summer School in Munich, Germany where she successfully completed ABA approved exams in the area of Intellectual Property Law. Prior to working as a Barrister she worked for a period in the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg. She has previously presented a paper to the Western Circuit concerning recent developments in Criminal Law. She is a member of the Irish Criminal Bar Association. She practices both in Dublin and on the Western Circuit.

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         Laura Farrell B.L.

Laura Farrell B. L. read law at Jesus College, Oxford, where she was a scholar and Welson prize-winner, and holds a Masters in Laws from Trinity College Dublin. She has been called to the Bars of England , Wales and Ireland, and she presently has a broad practice at the Bar of Ireland, specialising in property and probate law.

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              Aideen Keane B.L.

A practicing Barrister on the Eastern Circuit  Aideen has a broad practice, mainly in civil law, with over three years practical experience across a variety of areas, including employment law, personal injuries, conveyancing, debt recovery, and judicial review. Aideen received a Bachelor of Law Degree and a Masters Degree in Commercial Law from University College Dublin prior to being called to the Bar.

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    Majella Twomey B.L.

 Majella Twomey is a practising barrister and a qualified mediator, with over ten years experience. She has a  general practice with a focus on family law and property  law. She is a member of the Refugee Appeals Tribunal and regularly hears cases in this forum. In addition to this, she has acted as a documentary Junior Counsel in the inquiry into child abuse in residential institutions (The Laffoy/ Ryan Commission).

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    Stephen Moran B.L.

Stephen Moran is a practising barrister. He received his undergraduate degree in Business and Legal Studies (B.B.L.S.) from UCD and his postgraduate degree, an advanced masters in European Business Law ((Adv.)LL.M.) from the University of Leiden, the Netherlands. He was called to the Bar of Ireland in 2007 and to the Bar of New York State in 2008. He is also a Notary Public and Registered Trade Mark Agent. Stephen spent two years as a Judicial Fellow with the High Court during which time he was principally assigned to the Commercial Court. Stephen practices in the areas of commercial litigation, consumer law, banking and finance, company and insolvency law, intellectual property, insurance, defamation, employment, public law and probate and succession law.

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         Columb Fortune B.L.

Columb Fortune is a Barrister-at-Law who holds a Bachelors in Sociology and Social Policy (BSocSc) as well as a Masters in Common Law (MCL) and is a graduate of University College Dublin. Before commencing practice at the bar, Columb worked on policy and advocacy in the Non-Profit sector. Columb began his practice in criminal defence and has extended into general civil law, with a focus on family law, property law and judicial review.He has prepared and delivered several CPD-accredited seminars to solicitors, barristers and frontline policy-workers on a variety of topics including legal aid, family law, administrative (public) law and landlord and tenant law. Columb volunteers with FLAC(Free Legal Advice Centres) and sits on the Board of Directors of Future Voices Ireland, a youth-empowerment organisation for vulnerable young people. 

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      Dr. Aoife Beirne LL.B(Dub) LL.M Cantab) Ph.D (Dub), B.L.

"Aoife Beirne is a practising barrister. She holds a First Class Honours LL.B from Trinity College and is a Scholar of the College. She was awarded an LL.M in Commercial Law from the University of Cambridge, where she was the recipient the W.M. Tapp Studentship in Law from Gonville and Caius College. She completed her Ph.D in the law of evidence at Trinity College in 2016, which was funded by the Irish Research Council and Arthur Cox. She has lectured at Trinity College Dublin, Independent Colleges and the Law Society. She has a broad civil practice, including civil and commercial litigation, property, probate, personal injuries and debt recovery."

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      Pamela Keegan B.L.

Pamela Keegan holds a First Class Honours Degree in Finance and a First Class Honours Masters in Financial Engineering. She has also completed the Barrister-at-Law Degree, is a practising member of the Bar of Ireland and is an Accredited Mediator. She is a guest lecturer in the Law Society and has lectured for the CPA in Company Law and the ACCA in Risk Management.

Pamela has a number of years’ experience working in the funds industry prior to practising at the Bar.

Today, she specialises in Personal Injury litigation and Irish Company law, both of which are areas that have seen significant legislative change over the last number of years. Pamela is experienced in delivering seminars that focus on the most on point issues which are of relevance and interest to busy practitioners.

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