Criminal Law

Please Note:

  • New 2019 and additional 2018 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).
 CRIMINAL LAW

Evidence in Driving Offences- An update December 2019 (Click link for more information)

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

The District Court: The Right to Silence - An update December 2018 (Click link for more information)

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

Drink Driving – An update December 2017 (Click link for more information)

The law on drink driving is the subject of regular litigation in the higher courts and regular amendment by the Oireachtas both in the nature of the offences, the manner in which they are investigated and tried, the means by which evidence can be adduced and the penalties that apply in the case of conviction. The last year has seen developments in all of these areas. 

When Intoxication is a Defence to Criminal Offences (Click link for more information)

It is crucial to recognise that as lawyers we often ignore evidence of intoxication by clients
when those clients are providing an account of what happened during the commission of a
suspect offence. 

The Criminal Justice (Money Laundering & Terrorist Financing) Act 2018 (Click link for more information)

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

Anti-Money Laundering & Accounting I – Are you compliant? (Click link for more information)

This one hour lecture give an overview of the Irish law on AML and  sets out the provisions of the EU AML Directives.

Anti-Money Laundering II – The Irish Context (Click link for more information)

The Department of Justice’s annual report on money laundering and terrorist financing, reveals almost 14,900 alerts were raised by banks in 2016. The lecture will assess which businesses are ‘high risk’ and analyse how businesses should change their practices in order to comply with the AML law. 

Anti-Money Laundering –A Case Law update / 2017 (Click link for more information)

This one hour lecture analyses the latest cases in this area of law and highlights the pitfalls to avoid when carrying out due diligence and AML compliance. 

Anti-Money Laundering – Compliance and Risk Assessment / 2017 (Click link for more information)

The Fourth EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive (EU 2015/849) (AMLD4),  came  into force in June 2015, and  will replace the Third Anti-Money Laundering Directive (2005/60/EC) . This must be transposed by member states by 26 June 2017. 

Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Act 2015  (Click link for more information)

The Criminal Justice (Money Laundering & Terrorist Financing) Act 2013, insofar as it applies to Solicitors. 

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