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Our Lecturers

Enhancing our team the panel of lecturers for 2019 are:

 

 

         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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          Catherine McLoone B.L.

Catherine is a practising barrister with over thirteen years experience. She has a general practice with a focus on employment law; and personal injuries litigation. She has delivered lectures on these topics at Trinity Collece Dublin and the Law Society of Ireland, and is a member of the Family Lawyers Association and the Law Reform subcommittee on Children's Rights.

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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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