Conferences and Seminars

John Simpson Lecture - 22nd January
BBC World Affairs Editor John Simpson will be interviewed by RTE Primetime Reporter Richard Downes and will speak about current affairs and work politics, as well as sharing anecdotes of his life and experiences. John Simpson is an accomplished journalist, broadcaster, columnist and author and is currently the World Affairs Editor at the BBC. During his career, he has reported from more than 125 countries, including 41 active war zones, and has interviewed some of the world’s most famous and controversial leaders, such as Osama Bin Laden, Saddam Hussein and Colonel Gaddafi. The talk is being organised by Irish Rule of Law International ( and will be hosted in the Law Society, Blackhall Place, Dublin 7 at 6:30pm on Thursday 22nd January.  Tickets are €25 or €10 for students and pupil barrister. To RSVP please e-mail Emma Dwyer at


Tort Law Conference - 14th February
The Bar’s CPD Unit is delighted to announce our Annual Tort Law Update conference taking place on Saturday 14 February in Dublin. This is a great opportunity to benefit from concise presentations on developments in Tort law.
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