OVERVIEW - CHANCERY LAW
In 2023 CPD-Philanthropy provides a choice of 88 in person attendance / 'up-to-date' on demand online 1 hour course modules, within the area of Legal Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
We invite you to build your own CPD programme from CPD-Philanthropy's 2023 Legal CPD Conference, Seminar and e-Learning programme by combining course modules to reflect your interest/requirement: 2023 LEGAL CPD PROGRAMME
Course module descriptors state aims/learning outcomes, content, net duration and availability.
- Additional 2022 - 2023 course descriptors and 2023 updates are being uploaded on an ongoing basis.
- Legal course modules are designed to comply with the annual CPD requirement for Solicitors (25 hours Legal CPD).
- This directory of course modules provides an overview of current & discontinued lectures which CPD-Philanthropy has provided since 2015.
Developments in Insolvency and Restructuring - An update December 2022 (Click link for more information)
This one hour lecture discusses the recent European Union (Preventive Restructuring) Regulations 2022 – S.I. No. 380/2022 and the new section 224A re directors’ duties in imminent insolvency long with recent case law on the subject.
Examinership Reform – An update December 2022 (Click link for more information)
This one-hour lecture deal with the changes to the law in the area of Examinership, along with recent cases.
Commercial Law - An update 2021 (Click link for more information)
This one-hour lecture gives a practical overview on the changes in the law relating to practice and procedures & hearsay evidence in commercial proceedings. Furthermore, it analyses how recent case law has impacted commercial settlements and explains how this might be of relevance to practice.
Debt Recovery and Loan Assignment - An update December 2020. (Click link for more information)
2020 posed a number of serious problems for the enforcement of debt claims for all forms of creditors as during the pandemic the Courts Service suspended the ability to litigate simple contract debt claims with any form of efficiency. As the Courts were not open as usual during Level 5 restrictions banks and traders had difficulty litigating their contract claims. This one hour lecture deals with the various legal issues which have arisen during the year in the context of debt recovery and loan reassignment.
Receivership Law - An update December 2019 (Click link for more information)
The last 10 years have seen a marked increase in the use of Receivers. This one hour lecture will discuss the development in this area of law.
Probate & Succession Law - An update December 2022 (Click link for more information)
This one-hour lecture covers an array of issues which are pertinent to any practitioner dealing with Wills, Estates and Intestacy claims.
Section 117 of The Succession Act 1965 – Claims for Proper Provision (Click link for more information)
Family disputes are common in probate law, particularly cases involving children who have not benefited from a parent’s Will. This one-hour lecture gives an outline of the relevant principles in such cases and covers the appropriate practice and procedure in such cases. The lecture also analyses the latest case law in this area.
The issue of un-executed amendments to Wills and the weight to be attached to same is one that often arises. This issue was assessed by the High Court in 2021, in the McEnroe case and is dealt with in this lecture. Another area of interest for Probate practitioners is undue influence and the Circuit Court case of ‘In the Estate of Eileen Cunningham’ set out some interesting principles in this respect, which are also dealt with in this lecture. Recent case law on the issue of a valid revocation is also analysed.
Probate - Recent Developments – An update December 2020 (Click link for more information)
This one hour lecture covers some of the procedural changes which have been brought about by the new SA2 Form, which replaces the Inland Revenue Form, and deals with matters which must be included in same. The lecture also analyses some recent High Court cases on the topics of co-habitation and revocation of Wills.
A number of cases have been handed down by the superior courts, in recent years, dealing with Will challenges, duress, undue influence, Section 117 and issues relating to the capacity of the Testator, inter alia. This one hour lecture analyses some of the latest cases which have come before the Courts and the principles of law which have been set out in these cases.
Probate Actions - An update December 2018 (Click link for more information)
Succession Law & Probate: Update & Practice in Contentious and Non-Contentious Business.
Probate Law - An update December 2017 (Click link for more information)
This one hour lecture deals with a myriad of topics pertaining to probate law issues, which came before the Courts in recent times. The lecture covers issues such as homemade wills, problems relating to residue clauses and he role of the personal representative.
Probate Law and The Modern Family – An update December 2016 (Click link for more information)
This module deals with spouses and civil partners, section 117 claims and claims by cohabitants for proper provision.
Insolvency and Restructuring in the context of Covid-19 (Click link for more information)
This one-hour lecture deals with recent developments in the law of examinership. The lecture gives an update on Superior Court cases which arose in 2021 in the context of examinership, crystallisation, winding up against the backdrop of the Covid 19 and disputes arising between shareholders.
Banking and Insolvency Developments - An update December 2020 (Click link for more information)
The onset of the global pandemic saw a number of companies going into examinership. Covid 19 also caused the introduction of the Companies (Misc Provisions) (Covid 19) 2020. This one hour lecture covers some of the legal issues which arose in the area of bankruptcy and insolvency as a result of Covid19 and it analyses some of the recent case law in the area.
Insolvency Law - An update December 2019 (Click link for more information)
This insolvency law update covers some of the main changes in the past year in the area of Insolvency law and Personal Insolvency Arrangements. This one hour lecture examines case law on Liquidator’s costs, unsuccessful examinerships and recent case law on PIAs.
Personal Insolvency & Bankruptcy - An update December 2018 (Click link for more information)
Insolvency is an ever-evolving area of law in Ireland, covering a broad array of topics including Examinership and Liquidation. This one hour lecture will cover some of the main principles and the more recent Judgment.
This one hour lecture covers the latest developments in insolvency and deals with up to date cases such as Killally v Official Assignee  4 IR 365, Re Gaynor (A Bankrupt)  IEHC 27 and Re McFeely (A Bankrupt)  IEHC 299.
Introduction to the Legal Aspects of the Banking Relationship (Click link for more information)
This short-module provides lawyers with an overview of the various different aspects of lending money from the establishment of relationships of lending and security to the non-contractual liabilities of bankers. It is particularly relevant to trainee or newly qualified banking solicitors or litigators/barristers working in the debt collection area and seeking a greater understanding of the theoretical underpinnings of the relationships between banks and their customers.
Debt Collection and Repossession - An update December 2017 (Click link for more information)
This one hour lecture is a practical tour through the different issues which arise in debt collection cases. The lecture gives an update on summary debt procedures, practice and procedure in the High Court, Master’s Court and County Registrar’s Court, along with setting out how to approach a debt claim, the relevant proofs which are needed and how to enforce Court Orders.