Mental Health Act Seminar, Dublin, 25 February 2016

THE DUBLIN SOLICITORS BAR ASSOCIATION CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR in association with the
IRISH MENTAL HEALTH LAWYERS ASSOCIATION

THE MENTAL HEALTH ACT 2001, AN UPDATE

Thursday 25 FEBRUARY 2016
Law Society
Blackhall Place
Dublin 7
4.00pm – 7.00pm     
 
The DSBA Mental Health and Capacity Committee are pleased to present this seminar in conjunction with the Irish Mental Health Lawyers Association. The Seminar will be chaired by Judge Groarke, President of the Circuit court and includes talks by Patricia Gilheaney, CEO of the Mental Health Commission and by experts in the area of mental health law. It will provide updates on case law, on the review of the mental health act and will also provide guidance on best practice at tribunals and in circuit court appeals

Patricia Gilheaney, CEO Mental Health Commission- Review of Mental Health Act 2001
John Neville, Solicitor - Circuit Court Appeals.
Niall Nolan, B.L.  - “Litera Scripta Manet", update on Mental Health Case Law
Keith Walsh, Solicitor - Best practice for solicitors acting for clients before mental health tribunals
THE HON. MR. JUSTICE RAYMOND GROARKE WILL CHAIR THIS SEMINAR 

Full Brochure and Booking information: 
http://www.dsba.ie/seminars/mental-health-act-seminar-25th-february-2016.2446.html

 

Pictures from April 2015 conference

These are some pictures from our April 2015 conference.  Captions appear if you hover over the bottom of the image. 

Mental Health Law Conference 2015 - Centre for Criminal Justice & Human Rights, School of Law, University College Cork and Irish Mental Health Lawyers Association
25 April 2015

All pictures by David Casey


Mental Health Law Conference 2015, Cork, Sat. 25 Apr. 2015

Centre for Criminal Justice & Human Rights, School of Law, University College Cork and Irish Mental Health Lawyers Association

IMHLA logo


Mental Health Law Conference 2015

Saturday 25 April 2015

10 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.

Áras na Laoi, Room ALG30, University College Cork

To register follow this link: 
www.uccconferencing.ie/product/mental-health-law-conference-2015/

Speakers and chairs include:

  •     Ms Kathleen Lynch, TD, Minister of State for Primary and Social Care
  •     Judge John O’Connor, District Court
  •     Judge Anselm Eldergill, Court of Protection, England
  •     Ms Joan Doran, Solicitor, Chairperson of IMHLA
  •     Dr Liz Brosnan, Sociologist and Survivor Activist
  •     Dr Shari McDaid, Director, Mental Health Reform
  •     Dr Maria Morgan, Consultant Psychiatrist
  •     Mr Michael Lynn, Senior Counsel
  •     Dr Darius Whelan, School of Law, UCC

- Conference Fee - €80  
- NGOs €30
- Students: No charge

Four Hours CPD for legal professionals available.

Further Information from Ms Noreen Delea, Events Manager, School of Law, UCC, tel: (021) 4903220, email n.delea@ucc.ie.    

To register follow this link:
www.uccconferencing.ie/product/mental-health-law-conference-2015/  

           


Seminar - Fri, 23rd January, 2015 - "Mental Health and Criminal Law"

“Mental Health and Criminal Law”

This event is a collaboration between The Association of Criminal Justice Research and Development, The Irish Mental Health Lawyers Association and Dublin City University.

Venue:  Education Centre, Law Society of Ireland, Blackhall Place, Dublin 7.
Date:     Friday, 23rd January, 2015  
Time:     5.30 pm – 8.00 pm  
Cost:      €5.00 per person   

The seminar will feature the following presentations:

KEYNOTE: "Mental Disorder and Liability to Punishment: Recent English Developments"

Mr. Kris Gledhill, University of Auckland  (An abstract of Mr. Gledhill’s paper, can be found on www.acjrd.ie.)

"Mental Disorder and Proportionate Punishment"

Mr. Tom O'Malley, National University of Ireland, Galway

 "Operating The Criminal Law (Insanity) Act:  a Legal Practitioner's Perspective"

Ms. Aine HynesIrish Mental Health Lawyers Association

The event will be chaired by Judge John O'Connor.

Please note that online registration is required. To buy your ticket and secure your place, please click here.

Attendance certificates for CPD purposes will be issued after the event, on request.

ACJRD Ltd.  Tel: 00 353 1 6174878   Email: admin@acjrd.ie   Web: www.acjrd.ie  
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