List of Approved Bodies on our Direct Professional Access Scheme

The following Approved Bodies, and where relevant, their members enjoy direct professional access to participating barristers, in respect of non-contentious and advisory work.

  • Affordable Homes Partnership
  • Alliance Française
  • An Taisce
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants [Fellows and Associates]
  • Association of Compliance Officers in Ireland
  • Association of Energy Engineers
  • Association of International Accountants
  • Association of Optometrists of Ireland (Optometry Ireland)
  • Atheist Ireland
  • Barnardos
  • The Ceann Comhairle & Oireachtas Committees
  • Chartered Institute of Building [Fellows]
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants [Fellows Associates]
  • Chartered Insurance Institute [Society of Fellows]
  • Charities Regulatory Authority
  • Child Care Reporting Project
  • Children’s Rights Alliance
  • CORU – The Health & Social Care Professionals Council, and of Registration Boards for Certain Designated Health & Social Care Professions.
  • The Chief Returning Officer for Referenda
  • Clinical Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy Association
  • Commission for Aviation Regulation
  • Community Sector Employers’ Forum
  • Competition and Consumer Protection Commission
  • Dental Council of Ireland
  • Department of Health
  • Department of Justice and Equality
  • The Corporate Governance Association of Ireland
  • The Courts Service
  • The Department of Defence
  • The Department of Education and Skills
  • Education & Training Boards (ETBs):
    1. Cavan and Monaghan 
    2. City of Dublin 
    3. Cork 
    4. Donegal 
    5. Dublin and Dun Laoghaire 
    6. Galway and Roscommon 
    7. Kerry 
    8. Kildare and Wicklow 
    9. Kilkenny and Carlow
    10. Laois and Offaly
    11. Limerick and Clare
    12. Longford and Westmeath
    13. Louth and Meath
    14. Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim
    15. Tipperary
    16. Waterford and Waterford 
  • Education and Training Boards Ireland
  • Electoral Commission – An Coimisiún Toghcháin
  • The Equality Tribunal
  • Financial Services Ombudsman
  • Gaelic Players Association
  • GSOC – Garda Siochána Ombudsman Commission 
  • Health Information and Quality Authority
  • Health Service Executive
  • Hockey Ireland
  • Houses of the Oireachtas Commission & Houses of the Oireachtas Service
  • Horse Sport Ireland
  • IALPA – Irish Air Line Pilots Association
  • Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland [Fellows and Associates]
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales [Fellows and Associates]
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland [Fellows and Associates]
  • Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators [Members]
  • Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (Irish branch)
  • Institute of Geologists in Ireland
  • Institute of Incorporated Public Accountants (IIPA)
  • Institute of Legal Costs Accountants
  • Institute of Management Consultants and Advisers
  • Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers Ltd
  • Institution of Engineers of Ireland [Fellows and Ordinary Members]
  • Irish Association of Creative Art Therapists (IACAT)
  • Irish Auditing and Accounting Supervisory Authority (IAASA)
  • Irish Aviation Authority
  • Irish Congress of Trade Unions
  • Irish Co-Operative Organisation Society (ICOS)
  • Irish Council for Civil Liberties
  • Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers Association (ICMSA)
  • Irish Dental Association
  • Irish Family Planning Association
  • Irish Funds Association
  • Irish Horse Welfare Trust
  • Irish Institute of Secretaries and Administrators [Members]
  • Irish National Teachers’ Organisation
  • Irish Pharmaceutical Union
  • Irish Planning Institute (IPI)
  • Irish Primary Principals’ Network
  • Irish Property Owners’ Association
  • Irish Takeover Panel
  • Irish Tax Institute [Associates and Fellows]
  • Irish Vocational Education Association
  • The Judicial Council
  • The Law Reform Commission
  • The Legal Aid Board
  • Mactavish Group
  • Mediators Institute of Ireland (MII) 
  • Medical Protection Society (MPS)
  • Medisec Ireland
  • Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Ireland
  • National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals
  • National Educational Welfare Board
  • National Federation of Voluntary Service Providers
  • National Microlight Association of Ireland
  • National Transport Authority
  • The Office of the Commissioner for Environmental Information
  • The Office of the Information Commissioner
  • The Office of the Ombudsman
  • The Office of the Ombudsman for Defence Forces
  • The Office of the Press Ombudsman
  • The Office of the Pensions Ombudsman
  • Unite Trade Union
  • Official Assignee’s Office, The High Court
  • Pharmaceutical Assistants’ Association
  • The Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland
  • The Policing Authority
  • Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council
  • Private Residential Tenancies Board
  • Psychological Society of Ireland
  • Public Relations Consultants Association
  • Public Relations Institute of Ireland
  • Registry Trust Ltd
  • Representative Group Branch Managers
  • Restaurants Association of Ireland
  • Royal Institute of Architects in Ireland [Members]
  • Royal Town Planning Institute [Members]
  • Society of Chartered Surveyors in the Republic of Ireland [Fellows and Professional Associates]
  • St Patrick’s Credit Union (ESB Staff) Ltd
  • Standards in Public Office Commission
  • The Teaching Council
  • Three Regulatory Affairs Division
  • Threshold
  • TMS Legal Solutions Ltd
  • Thurles Credit Union Ltd
  • Union of Students in Ireland
  • Valuation Tribunal
  • Veterinary Council of Ireland
  • Vintners’ Federation of Ireland
  • Visual Artists Ireland