About CPD-Philanthropy

What is CPD-Philanthropy?

CPD-Philanthropy is an independent network of professionals with notable expertise and experience in legalmanagement and strategic areas of work and/or academia. 

What is CPD-Philanthropy's mission?

Our Mission is to support SME's CSR and philanthropic giving, through the provision of reduced rate, exceptional quality continuing professional development (CPD) lectures and training.

What are CPD-Philanthropy's objectives? 

  • We build professional competency and help ease financial pressure on charities. 
  • We believe that professionals in small/medium sized enterprises (SMEs), larger private or public organisations are philanthropists. 
  • We encourage philanthropic giving to increase unrestricted funding for our CPD attendees' charity of choice.
  • We achieve this by offering excellence in Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and Training Consultancy at discount rates and recommend that our attendees, in conjunction with their firms/companies donate the discount directly to their charity of choice.


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“I think this is a brilliant CPD programme. I really support the charitable element and the modules are excellent. MR WESLEY HUDSON (2023) GIBSON & ASSOCIATES LLP SOLICITORS


“Superbly well organised CPD. Always excellent quality lectures and notes encompassing recent developments. A positive pro-active programme with excellent quality content and relevant information.” MS ANN MARIE O’HANRAHAN (2023) RICHARD R. O'HANRAHAN SOLICITORS

“The facility is extremely well run. It assists in keeping a charitable focus in the firm.” MR RAYMOND FITZPATRICK (2023) AUGUSTUS CULLEN LAW


“Always excellent. This is a consistently excellent service to Solicitors. Great idea – brilliantly done. MR SEAN COLEMAN (2023) ARTHUS MCLEAN LLP SOLICITORS

“Excellent service.” MR SEÁN O HALLORAN (2023) BEALE & CO. LLP SOLICITORS

“This is an extremely well-run organisation. Efficient, practical and convenient for all. MR PETER MCDONNELL (2023) PETER McDONNELL & ASSOCIATES

“It is great to get new cases on interesting and relevant topics set out & explained so clearly. It is also great that there is a charitable element to them which means a lot at the end of the year. The speakers are generous with their knowledge. MS ÚNA O’CONNOR (2023) LAVELLE PARTNERS LLP SOLICITORS

“Excellent and prompt service with good course content. Very satisfactory and much needed service.” MR OLIVER O’SULLIVAN (2023) OLIVER O'SULLIVAN & CO. SOLICITORS

“Excellent concept. Excellent content & charitable element an added bonus.” MS PAULA CULLINANE (2023) O'DONNELL MURRAY LLP SOLICITORS

“Great way to contribute to charities and also learn.” MR KEITH O’GORMAN (2023) M.G. RYAN & CO. LLP SOLICITORS

“Incentive to consider and make charitable donation.” MR OLIVER RYAN (2023) HESLIN RYAN & CO. SOLICITORS

“This is probably the most convenient and most effective way of complying with CPD requirements.” MR EDWARD KING (2023) KING & CO. SOLICITORS

“The overall experience is incredibly positive, and you also feel that you are helping in a little way by contributing to your charity of choice. The standard of presentation is excellent and administered in such an efficient way.” MS MARY CRONIN (2023) JAMES LUCEY & SONS LLP SOLICITORS

“I like the format and the concept.” MR ADRIAN MACNAMARA (2023) MURPHY MACNAMARA & CO. SOLICITORS

“This is a very cost effective & time efficient way of complying with CPD responsibilities. To be able to contribute to a firm’s responsibility while undertakings CPD courses is very satisfying.” MS CAITRIONA CANNON (2023) PETER McDONNELL & ASSOCIATES

“Extremely efficient as always Armin. Delighted to support. Contribution made.” MS EDEL MORRISSEY (2023) DOBBYN & MCCOY SOLICITORS

“Broad range of CPD available with CPD-Philanthropy. Good idea to combine social responsibility with continuing professional development.” MR RICHARD MURRAY (2023) RM LEGAL PARTNERS SOLICITORS

“Great idea and delightful to support. Makes it easier and less painful.” MR JOHN BLACK (2023) BLACK & COMPANY SOLICITORS

“A nice way to add to the firm’s ethos. Great convenient method of fulfilling CPD requirements.” MS LESLEY O’NEILL (2023) BLAKE & KENNY LLP SOLICITORS

“Wide and diverse range of subjects, well presented, and CPD Philanthropy are very easy to deal with (Armin is always extremely helpful) and make it easy to identify and obtain the necessary CPD points through their conferences and packages. The charitable element is an attractive bonus, particularly at the time of the year when it is nice to give something back.” MR NIALL WALSH (2023) PETER CONNOLLY SOLICITORS

“Great idea – love the flexibility of choosing my own charity. MS AOIFE O’BRIEN (2023) THE COURTS SERVICE

“Convenient and positive.” MR GREGORY LANIGAN (2023) O'LEARY & CO. SOLICITORS

“Cheap, high quality, convenient and charitable.” MS ANN MANGAN (2023) HOWELL & CO. SOLICITORS

“High quality CPD for a good cause.” MR SEÁN O TOGHDA (2023) SEÁN O TOGHDA SOLICITORS

“I find it very admirable the cause that you run. It is also very accessible. Thank you.” MS JEANNE BOYLE (2023) JEANNE BOYLE SOLICITORS

“These lectures combine excellent resources with charitable objectives to offer a more aspirational and socially responsible approach than mainstream CPD. The voluntary nature of donation to attendees’ charity, or cause of choice is also an attractive element.” MR SIMON SHIRE (2023) MEDIALAWYER SOLICITORS

“Excellently organised and presentation. Provides an excellent method for a busy practitioner.” MR FERGUS O’REGAN (2023) O'REGAN LITTLE SOLICITORS

“CPD-Philanthropy offers a wide and diverse range of learning opportunities with legal topics relevant to my practice. Combining philanthropy with professional Development is a strong factor for this office’s election to avail of these lectures.” MR JOHN MCSHANE (2023) MCSHANE & CO. SOLICITORS

“I found the lectures to be excellent. I think it is hugely beneficial to all involved.” MS HILARY CLARKE (2023) ARTHUS MCLEAN LLP SOLICITORS

“The combination of the charitable element and high quality of the lectures is very appealing.” MS MERIEL FITZSIMON (2023) DESMOND FITZGERALD & CO. SOLICITORS

“I like attending this annual event and meeting colleagues I might not have met since last year.” MS JUNE O’NEILL (2023) TIERNAN & COMPANY SOLICITORS

“The content of the courses that I have attended and listened to is extremely good. The charitable element is an added bonus.” MS TRACEY O’REILLY (2023) GARY IRWIN SOLICITORS

“The content is easy to access. It is very informative and the programme is well structured.” MS CARMEL BEST (2023) BEST & CO. SOLICITORS

“I really like the flexibility that CPD-Philanthropy provides and in addition encourages charitable donations.” MS THERESE DONOHOE (2023) LEGAL AID BOARD – LAW CENTRE (KILKENNY)

“The charitable element offered by CPD-Philanthropy is unique and many of us would voluntarily join, even if attendance was not obligatory.” MS TRACY PRICE (2023) WILKINSON & PRICE SOLICITORS

“I will attend more CPDs with CPD-Philanthropy because of the charitable element. MS KAREN TESS (2023) PIERSE FITZGIBBON LLP SOLICITORS

“Enjoyable and convenient. MR TIMOTHY O’LEARY (2023) O'LEARY & CO. SOLICITORS

“Reminder of social responsibility. Thank you. MR TIMOTHY CUMMINGS (2023) KIRWAN & KIRWAN LLP SOLICITORS

“CPD-Philanthropy’s client service and turnaround time for attending to queries is excellent. Thank you. MS MAIREAD O’MEARA (2023) REIDY ASSOCIATES SOLICITORS

“The lectures are generally very good as are the speakers and it is a real bonus that it incorporates a charitable element. MR KENNETH DEALE (2023) KENNETH DEALE & CO. SOLICITORS

“Thank you for all your hard work. MR DEREK GATELY (2023) LCS LEGAL SOLICITORS

“I use CPD-Philanthropy every year and find is superb. A great experience. A very well-run programme. Armin does a super job every year. MR PATRICK HORAN (2023) PATRICK HORAN SOLICITORS

“Happy to combine CPD and charitable contribution.” MS MARY CORRY (2023) MARY CORRY & CO. SOLICITORS

“Thank you for efficient processing of my requests. MR BRIAN WHITAKER (2023) WHITAKER & CO. SOLICITORS


“Makes is seem more worthwhile. Also very helpful; can be done in person and some online. MS AIDEEN DENNEHY (2023) SMITH FOY & PARTNERS LLP SOLICITORS

“It is a fantastic idea to be socially conscious and attaching it to learning is a fantastic element. MR FAISAL KHAN (2023) FSK SOLICITORS

“Highly professional and these CPD lectures always bring me up to date.” MR IAN SIMON (2023) BRIAN LYNCH & ASSOCIATES SOLICITORS

“We mainly choose CPD-Philanthropy because the speakers and topics are very good; plus it is nice to contribute to local charities who do appreciate the donation.” MR FINBARR PHELAN (2023) NIALL J. WALSH & CO. SOLICITORS

“Excellent service, wide selection of topics and high quality. Definitely a more meaningful experience.” MR TIM BREEN (2023) MICHAEL J BREEN & CO SOLICITORS

“It is a fantastic facility. It allows a Solicitor to look at CPD as not simply as a money-making exercise for the provider but that practitioners are giving back to others in need.” MR DAVID STAFFORD (2022) STAFFORD LEGAL SOLICITORS

“Speakers are excellent & should be commended for giving their expertise so generously. It is a wonderful idea to combine continuous learning with a charitable element.” MS DEIRDRE KENNEDY (2022) IRISH LEAGUE OF CREDIT UNIONS

“The motivation behind CPD-Philanthropy is to be commended. It’s good to be able to avail of useful CPD and to contribute to worthy causes at the same time. Thank you.” MR ADRIAN CAREY (2022) MKS – MICHAEL KELLEHER SOLICITORS

“I appreciate the effort your business goes to in finding specialists in their field to provide such well informed lectures.” MR SEAMAS O SULLIVAN (2022) S.T. O'SULLIVAN & CO. SOLICITORS

“Excellent service. Convenient, very insightful & brilliant quality.” MS EMMA GREENE (2022) LCS LEGAL SOLICITORS

“Great service, good presentations, excellent notes plus wonderful charitable aspect.” MS MICHAELA LAWLESS (2022) S.T. O'SULLIVAN & CO. SOLICITORS

“Thanks so much for such a good programme.” MR PATRICK JOHN KIELY (2022) KIELY Solicitors

“User friendly & relevant content - Superb.” MR BRENDAN CLINCH (2022) BANNON CLINCH COLLINS LLP SOLICITORS

“Excellent all round.” MR PHILIP VINT (2022) PHILIP VINT & CO. SOLICITORS

“CPD-Philanthropy offers high quality lectures at reasonable cost and so makes donations to charity affordable and attractive. It makes CPD attendance have a dual purpose – completing CPD & benefits charity.”

“Very worthwhile CPD points.” MR GERALD KELLY (2022) GERALD KELLY SOLICITORS

“My colleague and I have had solely positive experiences with CPD-Philanthropy through the years both via online learning and at the in-person conferences, in terms of administration and quality of presentations; and the charitable element and promotion of good causes is a very worthy aspect.” MR NIALL WALSH (2022) PETER CONNOLLY SOLICITORS

“CPD quality is excellent both in presentation and content, and I choose the ones relevant to my firm. Extremely informative content and helpful in the running of my firm and the social aspects involved.” MS ORLA CULLINAN (2022) O.M. CULLINAN AND COMPANY SOLICITORS

“High quality material. Very convenient. All round excellent service with social responsibility.” MR PAUL MOORE (2022) MALONE & MARTIN SOLICITORS

“Convenient and a very efficient service is provided by CPD-Philanthropy. Lectures are always of a high standard. It is a good way of donating to a charity.” MS MARY BENNETT (2022) MARY BENNETT & CO. SOLICITORS

“Convenient, great lectures and helping charity.” MR KEITH O’GORMAN (2022) M.G. RYAN & CO. LLP SOLICITORS

“The convenience and ease at which the lecture can be accessed is very impressive and appeals to those who may find it difficult to leave the office to in-person lectures. It is an added bonus that charities can benefit especially now when a lot of them struggle for funds.” MS CAITRIONA CANNON (2022) PETER MCDONNELL & ASSOCIATES SOLICITORS

“It is so important to have a balance between learning, practice and social responsibility.” MR TIMOTHY O’LEARY (2022) O'LEARY & CO. SOLICITORS

“Excellent service – Well done all.” MR CAOMHÁN BERMINGHAM (2022) JOHN L. MULVEY & CO. SOLICITORS

“My motivation for using e-learning was mainly the convenience element, but I was almost impressed by the charitable aspect. I was most impressed by the content and I have already referred a colleague to the facility.” MS NAOMI COONAN (2022) LEGAL AID BOARD


“Great value, content, convenient & charitable.” MS YVONNE DUNNE (2022) TARRANT & TARRANT SOLICITORS

“Convenience is very important but the content is very good with the added benefit of the charitable aspect.” MS ANTOINETTE HAYDEN (2022) OSBORNE MORRIN DENIEFFE LLP SOLICITORS

“I like the fact that CPD-Philanthropy’s system provides access to convenient one hour online lectures and in addition encourages charitable donations.” MS THERESE DONOHOE (2022) SILKE & CO. SOLICITORS

“It is a great idea to interlink requests for charitable donations with CPD lectures. Thank you for organising it." MS TRÍONA NÍ FHINNEADHA (2022) UDARAS NA GAELTACHTA

“Very pleased with the service provided by CPD-Philanthropy. Social responsibility is important to us as a firm.” MR SENAN BURKE (2022) ADAMS LAW LLP SOLICITORS

“Good to know that monies go to charity.” MR FRANK WALSH (2022) FRANK WALSH & CO. SOLICITORS

“Very useful way of combining e-Learning and charitable element. Excellent and prompt response to e-Learning bookings.” MR OLIVER O’SULLIVAN (2022) OLIVER O'SULLIVAN & CO. SOLICITORS

“Nice to do a little good whilst doing CPD.” MS GILLIAN MCCAULEY (2022) HENNESSY & PERROZZI SOLICITORS

“Very informational & clear/interesting content with recent case law & judgements outlined. Easy to follow lectures. Contributes to awareness and social responsibility.” MR PATRICK M KEANE (2022) KEANE SOLICITORS

“Convenient, great lectures & supporting charity.” MR KEITH O’GORMAN (2022) M.G. RYAN & CO. LLP SOLICITORS

“I was impressed by the convenience and value for money. Close to Christmas it was important to show social responsibility to those in need.” MR FREDERICK GOSNELL (2022) FREDERICK V. GOSNELL SOLICITORS

“Great initiative. Excellent service. Thank you.” MR DONNCHA GOULD (2022) DAVID KENNY SOLICITORS



“Good to combine CPD with benefit to charity.” MR TOM BRODERICK (2022) STEPHEN MAHER SOLICITORS

“Ideal way to combine social responsibility with my professional obligation.” MR MYLES GILVARRY (2022) GILVARRY & ASSOCIATES SOLICITORS

“Very convenient. Charitable element is a big plus.” MR PAUL STACK (2022) STACK LLP SOLICITORS

“Excellent. First time doing this CPD – very impressive quality speakers, very knowledgeable and up to date on their subject matters. Very competitively priced and yet high quality speakers and good to see charities getting something.” MR CORMAC O CEALLAIGH (2022) CORMAC O CEALLAIGH & CO. SOLICITORS

CPD-Philanthropy offers a costs effective & flexible learning method allowing Solicitors to meet their CPD obligations. The charitable element enhances the experience and attractiveness of this." MR JOHN MCSHANE (2022) MCSHANE & CO. SOLICITORS

“Great customer service & quality of CPD programme.” MR PHILIP LITTLE (2022) EVANS LITTLE O'REILLY LLP SOLICITORS

“I have always been a believer in charitable pursuits.” MR CONOR MAGUIRE (2022) CONOR MAGUIRE & CO. SOLICITORS

“I have always found the CPD-Philanthropy system extremely efficient and worthwhile. I hope it continues.” MS AISLING O GARA (2022) TP ROBINSON SOLICITORS

“Lectures are excellent – clear delivery. Armin is an absolute pleasure to deal with & so efficient. Delighted to support and to make a contribution to charity. Good thing to do! MS EDEL MORRISSEY (2022) DOBBYN & MCCOY SOLICITORS

“I found the choice of topics excellent and content mostly very good. I appreciated the nudge to make the charitable donation particularly at this time of year & would definitely do it again. I find this method of engagement is transformative for me. Thank you to all involved.” MS NIAMH O’DOHERTY (2022) BECKER CAMPION SOLICITORS

“Great service provided – one of the reasons I use CPD-Philanthropy.” MR MARTIN O DONNELL (2022) MORGAN REDMOND SOLICITORS

“A motivational trigger to assist in an altruistic exercise & support as well as engaging with great lecturers.” MR ALAN BROPHY (2022) VINCENT & BEATTY LLP SOLICITORS

“It is a very convenient service with excellent lectures.” MS RACHAEL CONNOLLY (2022) SHERWIN O’RIORDAN LLP SOLICITORS

“I think this is an innovative and impressive system of using CPD hours to benefit not only the attendee but a charity also.” MS CAITRIONA CANNON (2021) PETER MCDONNELL & ASSOCIATES SOLICITORS

“Helps heighten a social responsibility awareness.” MR RORY COLLINS (2021) MARGETSON & GREENE SOLICITORS

“It is a lovely idea to contribute back to society through CPD-Philanthropy.” MS YVONNE FLANAGAN (2021) FLANAGAN LAVERY SOLICITORS

“The concept is highly commendable.” MR PATRICK BUCKLEY (2021) PATRICK BUCKLEY & CO LLP SOLICITORS

“We all have to do CPD, but this programme give something back in doing so and makes the requirement less of on an obligation and more of a vocation.” MR THOMAS STAMP (2021) DEVITT DOORLEY SOLICITORS

“Great initiative and great speakers.” MR KEN KENNEDY (2021) KEN KENNEDY SOLICITORS

“The ability to combine CSR with CPD is the key objective for me in choosing ‘CPD-Philanthropy’ for my CPD requirement.” MS LESLEY O’NEILL (2021) BLAKE & KENNY LLP SOLICITORS


“Because of the courses attended and the charitable element, I am very happy that I have maintained my own and the firm’s social responsibility.” MS ORLA O’BRIEN (2021) MCMAHON O'BRIEN TYNAN SOLICITORS

“Good and worthy approach to CPD. Excellent concept.” MR PAUL MCMAHON (2021) MCMAHON LEGAL SOLICITORS

“I love the way CPD Philanthropy is organised. The person we met in the Imperial was so pleasant and accommodating and the topics covered were excellent. Thank you for organising”. MS SIOBHÁN MCKENNA (2021) JAMES A. SHERIDAN & CO. SOLICITORS

“CPD-Philanthropy is a way of combining CPD requirements with charitable donations.” MS GERALDINE COFFEY (2021) MACKEY O'SULLIVAN BINCHY LLP SOLICITORS

“CPD-Philanthropy is a fantastic concept. Well done to all. Excellent standard.” MR PHILIP VINT (2021) PHILIP VINT & CO. SOLICITORS

“Our firm is socially aware so it is always good to have the option to take part in CPD learning which provides social responsibility.” MR TOM BRODERICK (2021) STEPHEN MAHER SOLICITORS

“Excellent and commendable idea.” MR JAMES TIGHE (2021) JAMES V. TIGHE & CO. SOLICITORS

“Convenient, low cost, worthy charitable dimension and also a history of positive experience/administrative efficiency.” MR NIALL WALSH (2021) PETER CONNOLLY SOLICITORS

“Super service for the busy conveyancing practitioner who rarely can afford time away from the office for CPDs.” MR PAUL KAVANAGH (2021) SHIELDS & KAVANAGH SOLICITORS

“I appreciate the excellent service you have provided over the years and trust you continue into the future.” MR CONLETH MCGUINN (2021) MCGUINN SOLICITORS

“High quality and accessible CPD with a positive impact on the community by encouraging donations and charity.” MR SEÁN O TOGHDA (2021) SEÁN O TOGHDA SOLICITORS

“It’s a really good way of fundraising.” MS REBECCA BERGIN (2021) BEALE & CO. LLP SOLICITORS

“Fantastic way to combine CPD with charitable element.” MR CIARAN KIRWAN (2021) MARGETSON & GREENE SOLICITORS

“I admire the concept and it has enabled me to contribute.” MR ADRIAN MCNAMARA (2021) MURPHY MACNAMARA & CO. SOLICITORS

“Excellent – efficient and seamless service – Thank you. The philanthropy element was very inviting and innovative.” MS DEIDRE DOOGAN (2021) PG MCMAHON SOLICITORS

“Great work – keep it up.” MR DEREK GATELY (2021) LCS LEGAL SOLICITORS

“It is a combination of the above factors [convenience, low cost, charitable element, CPD points] and the ethos of the people involved and how qualitatively good their lectures are.” MS ELIZABETH WARD (2021) ELIZABETH WARD & CO. SOLICITORS

“Really great initiative. Armin is terrific and very prompt to respond. Well done to him.” MR PATRICK HORAN (2021) PATRICK HORAN SOLICITORS

“A great idea as well.” MR FINBARR PHELAN (2021) NIALL J. WALSH & CO. SOLICITORS

“I thought it was excellent and easy to use in the middle of a busy period.” MR WESLEY HUDSON (2021) HUDSON SOLICITORS

“Thanks for coming up with the idea.” MS THERESE DONOHOE (2021) SILKE & CO. SOLICITORS

Combining CPD with social responsibility is a successful combination.” MS GILLIAN MCCAULEY (2021) HENNESSY & PERROZZI SOLICITORS


“Mr Krautgasser is efficient, responsive and always a pleasure to deal with.” MR SEAMAS O’SULLIVAN (2021) S.T. O'SULLIVAN & CO. SOLICITORS

“Like to support charity and learn at the same time.” MR DAVID DONEGAN (2021) GALVIN DONEGAN LLP SOLICITORS

“The charitable element to completing CPD hours in this way makes the whole process more meaningful and encourages donations to very worthy causes.” MS CAITRIONA CANNON (2021) PETER MCDONNELL & ASSOCIATES SOLICITORS

“I think that combing CPD with charities is an excellent initiative. Well done.” MR PATRICK IGOE (2021) PATRICK IGOE AND COMPANY SOLICITORS

“Low cost and very good overall presentation combined with charitable element makes CPD-Philanthropy a first-class choice.” MR NEIL TWOMEY (2021) NEIL TWOMEY & CO. SOLICITORS

“Quality of speakers and topics are excellent. The ease of access to the courses makes them much less daunting to undertake. Doing the CPD has made me consider the social responsibility of our firm and make plans to improve on it.” MR KEVIN O’GORMAN (2020) KEVIN O’GORMAN SOLICITORS.

“Extremely well organised and very high-quality lectures with money going to a good cause. Superb service.” MS KELLY BREEN (2020) TRACY HORAN SOLICITORS

“Pleasure to deal with Lecturers & Co-ordinator - helpful, empathetic approach and very strong content. MS ELIZABETH WARD (2020) ELIZABETH WARD SOLICITORS

“Great package as always and all for a good cause.” MR ÁNGEL BELLO-CORTÉS (2020) FRAGOMEN IRELAND LIMITED

“Excellent quality service and CPD as in previous years – focuses attention on giving to charity for a good cause.” MR SEAN O'TOGHDA (2020) SEAN O'TOGHDA SOLICITORS

“Quality of CPD is crucial and well maintained here. Very convenient and nice to think we are all also contributing to good causes.” MS SUSAN UÍ UIGINN (2020) SUSAN M. UÍ UIGINN SOLICITORS

“I have been attending CPD-Philanthropy for a few years now. It is an excellent, well organised service” MR PAUL KAVANAGH (2020) SHIELDS & KAVANAGH SOLICITORS

“Very effective in combining CPD and firm’s social responsibility.” MR AARON McCULLAGH (2020) AUGUSTUS CULLEN LAW SOLICITORS


“Wonderful idea to have charitable contribution. Well done to all. Armin extremely helpful & so efficient.” EDEL MORRISSEY (2020) DOBBYN & McCOY SOLICITORS

“It is wonderful to be able to give to Charity as a part of the process of completing our CPD hours.” MS MARY BUCKLEY (2020) PATRICK BUCKLEY & CO. LLP SOLICITORS

“Every reminder for doing something is a good one.” MR PATRICK McMAHON (2020) MCMAHON & CO. SOLICITORS

Very good content – charitable element a very good factor.” MR JACK DUNCAN (2020) JACK DUNCAN & CO. SOLICITORS

“Peter McVerry Trust is our beneficiary & it is very important to be able to cover both bases but I am mindful also of the need for yourselves to cover your own costs adequately & it is important that practitioners don’t lose sight of the fact.” MR JAMES MACKEY (2020) MACKEY O'SULLIVAN BINCHY SOLICITORS

“Really impressed by the organisation of courses. Armin could not have been more helpful. Good to combine something compulsory to doing some good.” MS MARY CRONIN (2020) JAMES LUCEY & SONS LLP SOLICITORS

“I find these CPDs a great way to contribute to a good cause. Speed of response from organiser is also very helpful.” MS MARIE HYNES (2020) AUGUSTUS CULLEN LAW LLP SOLICITORS

“Very well organised. The whole concept of CPD-Philanthropy is excellent.” MR PHILIP VINT (2019) PHILIP VINT & CO. SOLICITORS

“The cost is also very attractive as it is very reasonable. It is also very satisfying that charities benefit too and is a good way to encourage people and companies to donate to charities. I will definitely avail of this for 2020.” MS SHARON MARTIN (2019) AMCS Group

“Excellent initiative and delighted to support it.” MR DEREK GATELY (2019) LCS LEGAL

“This is a great way to get the CPD points for a reasonable sum.” MR JOHN O’BRIEN (2019) BARRY C. GALVIN & SON SOLICITORS

“It is great to be able to make charitable donations as part of the package.” MR DAVID ALLEN (2019) O'KEEFFE & MOORE SOLICITORS

“I find this organisation very easy to deal with, very efficient and geared to Sole Practitioners, more than other firms.” MS BARBARA SHERRY (2019) SHERRY MCCAFFERY SOLICITORS


“My first year supporting CPD-Philanthropy and I intend to support it going forward. It makes obtaining CPD hours so much more worthwhile being able to support charitable causes.” MR KEVIN JOHN BROOKS (2019) BROOKS & COMPANY SOLICITORS


“I had not realised until recently that this was a possibility and I think it is a great idea to be able to combine CPD with charity."  MS MARIAN Ó TUAMA (2019) R. NEVILLE & CO. SOLICITORS

“Excellent content allied with good cause.” MR COLM MAC EOIN (2019) COLM MAC EOIN & CO SOLICITORS

“Our firm only considered CPD-Philanthropy for CPD due to our very favourable experience last year.” MR PATRICK HIGGINS (2019) KEANE SOLICITORS

“Positive all round. Should be promoted further. Thank you.” MS MARY HAYES (2019) BROOKS & COMPANY SOLICITORS

“Very much agree with the aim of this programme.” MR THOMAS STAMP (2019) DEVITT DOORLEY SOLICITORS

“I look favourably on attending CPD as it combines social responsibility - wonderful idea.” MS SINEAD CURTIS (2019) KENNEDY FITZGERALD SOLICITORS

“Excellent resource.” MS BRENDA MOUNSEY (2019) JOHN O. LEE & CO. SOLICITORS

“Quality of lectures very good and it is good for the legal profession taking some responsibility.” MS ELIZABETH WARD (2019) ELIZABETH WARD & CO. SOLICITORS

“Overall delighted I discovered CPD-Philanthropy and hope to be back in 2020.” MS ANN MANGAN (2019) HOWELL & CO. SOLICITORS

“It is nice that albeit that CPD attendance is compulsory that in fulfilling the obligation through CPD-Philanthropy we are reminded of the privileged position we are fortunate to find ourselves in.” MR CONLETH MCGUINN (2019) MCGUINN SOLICITORS

“I think it’s a fantastic idea & although I donate to my charity already, I will give extra this year.” MR RONAN BAIRD (2019) PARTNERS AT LAW

“Excellent CPD at a very reasonable cost.” MR PATRICK HIGGINS (2019) KEANE SOLICITORS

“A reminder to us all that we are fortunate and should contribute to others. Good to be able to do this through CPD.” MR WILLIAM FITZGIBBON (2019) WILLIAM FITZGIBBON & CO SOLICITORS

“Great idea to combine CPD learning with social responsibility.” MR JOHN CUDDY (2019) CUDDY & CO SOLICITORS

“CPD-Philanthropy has the best selection of CPD courses and it is a great way to bring awareness to charities & to remind firms of corporate responsibility.” MS TRACY MULLAN (2019) MULLAN AND ASSOCIATES

“This is an excellent initiative.” MS EMER LYONS (2019) DILLON-LEETCH & COMERFORD SOLICITORS

“Very helpful & worthwhile project.” MR KEVIN HEGARTY (2019) HOLMES O’MALLEY SEXTON SOLICITORS

“CPD-Philanthropy provide an excellent service.” MS LAURA LEONARD (2019) TP ROBINSON SOLICITORS

“CPD-Philanthropy provides an excellent balance of altruism, convenience and high standard of content/delivery. Just a good idea.” MR MARK RONAYNE (2018) DAVID R. FOWLER SOLICITORS


“We make substantial contributions to a number of charities throughout the year. CPD on a genuine learning basis rather than just ‘points collection’ is also very important for us. It is ideal to be able to combine these important objectives."  MR JEROME MAUME (2018) O'FLYNN EXHAMS SOLICITORS

“Many thanks again for a wonderful service.” MR JOHN GLYNN (2018) QUIDEL IRELAND LIMITED 

“Solid content & presentations combined with a very competent organisational base make this a very attractive CPD opportunity. The charitable element adds to the winning synergy of the event." MR ENDA O’TOOLE (2018) MALLIN O’TOOLE LAW FIRM


“The wide variety of available legal topics through a variety of mediums for delivery together with a focus on charity is a very appealing model for delivery of CPD for lawyers. With the associated costs of CPD going to charities it has certainly had a positive impact on my own & employers attitude & social responsibility. I would recommend this model to colleagues.” MR JOHN MCSHANE (2018) MIDWEST CORPORATE SERVICES LTD

“An excellent way of learning.” MR GERARD O’HERILY (2018) M. ROCHE & CO. SOLICITORS

“Very impressed with the service. The charitable element is an excellent idea.” MS TARA O’CONNOR (2018) NOONAN LINEHAN CARROLL COFFEY SOLICITORS

“Quality great & have always supported charities.” MR CONOR MAGUIRE (2018) CONOR MAGUIRE & CO. SOLICITORS

“Enjoyable way to update my knowledge on new procedures as this is my main practice.” MR PATRICK KEANE (2018) KEANE SOLICITORS

“Very effective idea. Thank you.” MS MARY HAYES (2018) ANTHONY CARROLL & CO. SOLICITORS

Good to balance professional requirements with charitable work.” MR FERGAL BOYLE (2018) CONNOLLY FINAN FLEMING SOLICITORS 


“Well done CPD-Philanthropy for combining social responsibility with CPD.” MR PHILIP VINT (2018) PHILIP VINT & CO. SOLICITORS 

It is highly commendable that the CPD courses also benefit charities.” MS JIMELLE GALLAGHER (2018) CHIEF STATE SOLICITOR’S OFFICE

“The charitable element to attending these lectures by CPD-Philanthropy is a great factor in choosing to do your courses coupled with a great variety of very relevant & topical subject matter” MS LORRAINE SCANLAN (2018) CARMODY MORAN SOLICITORS

“Good to make a difference.” MS SIOBHAN MCGOWAN (2018) ALASTAIR PURDY & CO SOLICITORS

“This is a great service provided at short notice. I will ensure payment is made to charity.” MR TOM HARDY (2018) HAMILL WALLACE & HARDY SOLICITORS 


Convenience, low cost, charitable element, CPD-hours, quality/content. “It all makes sense and works as package for me” MS VIVIENNE KANE (2018)FANNING & KELLY SOLICITORS

“Lectures very relevant to every day practice and well delivered by practitioners. Charitable element is very desirable and a factor in CPD selection going forward.” MR GERALD MEANEY (2018) GERALD MEANEY SOLICITORS


 “This is a very worthy initiative, which I was unaware of until this year. I congratulate all involved.” MR EDWARD J. O’BRIEN (2017) EDWARD O’BRIEN SOLICITORS

"The concept is excellent and highly commendable."  MR PATRICK BUCKLEY (2017) PATRICK BUCKLEY & Co. SOLICITORS

 “Amazing service, well done guys.” MS CLARE FLAVIN (2017) ORPEN FRANKS

 “CPD-Philanthropy is an excellent, effective way for solicitors to fulfil their annual CPD requirement, whilst also satisfying our social responsibility duties. MS MARILYN MCNICHOLAS (2017) MARILYN MCNICHOLAS & Co. SOLICITORS

“The philanthropic element helps to make it a satisfying experience.” MR RONAN P. O’BRIEN (2017) TP ROBINSON SOLICITORS

 “Very convenient. Thank you.” MR ANDREW GREENLEE (2017) ROSEMARY SCALLON & Co. SOLICITORS

“The service is extremely user friendly & efficient as well as being excellent value for money.” MS CAROLINE BUCKLEY (2017) PATRICK BUCKLEY & Co. SOLICITORS

“Efficient service.” MS HAZEL HATTON (2017) NOBLE SHIPPING LAW

“Excellent programme on offer. Thank you for providing this opportunity.” MS MARY HAYES (2017) ANTHONY CARROLL & CO. SOLICITORS

“It is a great idea to introduce a charitable rather than a commercial element to CPD learning and it is good to see it becoming more common. It was also nice to be able to choose which charity the donation was made to.” MS FIONA REYNOLDS (2017) MALCOLM LAW

"Very well organised. Very convenient and easy to use and fast reply to any queries raised.” MS ESTHER MORRISSEY (2017) DELAHUNTY O’CONNOR & Co. SOLICITORS

“I am a sole practitioner, so it’s a convenient & socially responsible way of getting CPD done.” MR OISÍN O’NEILL (2017) O’NEILL MEDIA LAW

It is a bonus to think that apart from the excellent nature of the e-Lecture, which benefits me professionally and in business, that I can also benefit charity.” MS FIONA MULHERN (2017) MULHERN & Co. SOLICITORS

"Excellent idea for firms to take up." MR EOIN COLLINS (2016) AUGUSTUS CULLEN LAW

"The convenience and charitable element make it a very attractive option." MS AISLING MALONE (2016) HAYES SOLICITORS

"Well done to everyone involved in this." MR RAYMOND FITZPATRICK (2016) AUGUSTUS CULLEN LAW

"First time attendee - I like the opportunity to gain CPD points whilst contributing to worthwhile causes." MS WENDY DOYLE (2016) WENDY DOYLE SOLICITORS

"Very useful, informative, helpful and positive." MS BARBARA LYDON (2016) AUGUSTUS CULLEN LAW

"Any opportunity to combine social responsibility is welcome and to be encouraged." MS MARY HAYES (2016) FENCHA PROPERTY SERVICES COMPANY


"Nice opportunity to help charitable organisations while also gaining CPD points." MR NIALL MORAN (2016) NIALL J MORAN SOLICITORS

"Delighted to have the opportunity of CPD with charitable contribution." MS SHEILA DILLON (2016) HAUGHTON MCCARROLL SOLICITORS

"Very reasonable and convenient service." MS LORRAINE GILLICK (2016) GILLICK & SMITHWICK SOLICITORS 

"A novel idea and very welcomed by this office. " MS AISLING JORDAN (2016) JORDAN LAW SOLICITORS

"Excellent service, pleasure to deal with." MS ALISON KIERNAN (2016) JOHN M. FOLEY & CO SOLICITORS

"It's nice to couple the chore of CPDs with a charitable purpose." MR JOHN TARPEY (2016) ROUNDTREE TARPEY SOLICITORS

"A convenient and low cost option to obtain the necessary CPD points." MR BRIAN HARRINGTON (2016) HARRINGTON & CO SOLICITORS 

"It is a great idea to combine CPD with charitable objectives." MS ROISIN GALLOGLY (2016) O'HANRAHAN QUANEY SOLICITORS

"As I have said already I think this is a fantastic idea and makes CPD more palatable." MS EIBHLIN O'SULLIVAN (2016)EOS SOLICITORS

"Many thanks to those who reduced own fees to allow charitable donations." MS LIOSA O'SULLIVAN (2016) CAREY TOOLS LTD

"Combining teaching, self-development and philanthropy via the vehicle of continuous professional development not only creates a mutually beneficial outcome for professionals, educators and charities alike, but also creates a positive environment of giving through learning."MS MAJELLA TWOMEY BL (2015)

"This initiative is a really novel idea where two areas have been prioritised; high-class training from top experts, but also a social dividend in the form of a charitable contribution. The approach of combining innovative, cutting-edge professional development with a philanthropic philosophy offers a fresh and unrivalled learning experience. Coupled with the benefit of knowing you have made a meaningful contribution to your chosen charity, this is a ground-breaking model of continuing education." DR TADHG O’ MAHONY (2015)

“I am delighted to be part of this initiative because of its ability to combine CPD and philanthropy to the mutual benefit of the participants and the good causes it supports.” MR JACK TCHRAKIAN, BL (2015)