Chancery Law

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  • New 2021 course descriptors and updates are being uploaded incrementally throughout the year. 
  • Legal course modules are designed to comply with annual CPD requirements for Solicitors (20 hours legal CPD).
CHANCERY LAW 

Commercial Law - An update 2021 (Click link for more information)

Module descriptor will be published shortly. To book this lecture/e-lecture please follow the link provided.

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.

Receivership and Liquidation in The Context of Covid-19 (Click link for more information)

Module descriptor will be published shortly. To book this lecture/e-lecture please follow the link provided.

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.

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.

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. 

Debt Collection and Repossession An update December 2016 (Click link for more information)

This course focuses on the newest developments and challenges facing practitioners on both sides of the debt collection and repossession divide.

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.

Insolvency Law - An update December 2017  (Click link for more information)

This one hour lecture covers the latest developments in insolvency and deals with up to date cases such as Killally v Official Assignee [2014] 4 IR 365, Re Gaynor (A Bankrupt) [2017] IEHC 27 and Re McFeely (A Bankrupt) [2016] 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. 

Section 117 of The Succession Act 1965 – Claims for Proper Provision (Click link for more information)

Module descriptor will be published shortly. To book this lecture/e-lecture please follow the link provided.

Probate Case Law – An update December 2021 (Click link for more information)

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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.

Probate Law - Latest Developments - An update December 2019  (Click link for more information)

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. LOGO 11