Professional Negligence & Liability – Dublin Conference PNLA and Holmes – 8 June 2023

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The PNLA and Holmes O’Malley Sexton Solicitors are delighted to invite you to the Professional Negligence & Liability Update in Ireland.

Keynote Address by Rossa Fanning SC Attorney General of Ireland.

The conference will cover a wide range of topics including solicitors duties, time limits, data breaches, expert architects and construction updates as well as e-disclosure.



Rossa Fanning SC (Keynote) Attorney General of Ireland
Andrew Butler KC Tanfield Chambers
Gavin Mooney SC Barrister
Caren Geoghegan BL Barrister
Joan O’Connor Architect and Arbritator
Michael Murphy Partner - Holmes O'Malley Sexton Solicitors LLP
Dr Hugh O’Donnell Ingenium -Senior Consultant
Eoin Leonard Chief Executive Office i3PT
Grainne Bryan FTI Consulting

Thursday 8th June 2023

0900-0930 Registration and refreshments

0930-1000 Cases struck out for Delay – the Cave Court judgment
Caren Geoghegan BL

1000-1010 Questions and discussion

1010-1040 Solicitors’ obligation to cease to act – The Sheffield United case
Andrew Butler KC – Tanfield Chambers

1040-1050 Questions and discussion

1050-1120 Refreshments

1120-1150 The use of Experts in Professional Negligence Litigation
Gavin Mooney SC

1150-1200 Questions and discussion

1200-1230 Data Breach Claims

Michael Murphy – Partner – Holmes O’Malley Sexton

1230-1240 Questions and discussion

1240-1340 Lunch

1340-1410 Keynote Address
Rossa Fanning SC – Attorney General of Ireland

1410-1440 Architects – BCAR and the Assigned Certifier Risk
Joan O’Connor B.Arch. Dip. Arb. FRIAI RIBA FCI Arb. – Joan O’Connor Consultancy Ltd

1440-1450 Questions and discussion

1450-1520 Construction – ESG and Mitigation of Professional Risk
Dr. Hugh O’Donnell – Chairman – Ingenium

About Us

1520-1530 Questions and discussion

1530- 1545 Refreshments

1545-1615 Construction Risk Management

Eoin Leonard MBA

1615-1625 Questions and discussion

1625-1655 The use of E-Discovery
Grainne Bryan of FTI Consulting

1655-1700 Closing Remarks

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