The Law Society of Ireland: Training of Lawyers on EU Asylum and Immigration Law – 23 May

Date: 23 May 2019

Time: 9:00 – 4:30pm

Venue: Presidents’ Hall, Law Society of Ireland, Blackhall Place, Dublin 7

Aim and Objectives

The Law Society of Ireland in conjunction with the European Lawyers Foundation, the Spanish National Bar, Athens Bar Association, Italian Bar, National Council of Legal Advisers (Poland) and Paris Bar Association is hosting a seminar on the law relating to Training of Lawyers on EU Asylum and Immigration.

Topics include

  • Immigration and Asylum in the context of BREXIT
  • The European Union legal system regulating immigration and asylum: instruments and case-law
  • National legal framework and case-law on asylum and immigration cases in Italy and Greece
  • Developments in the national legal framework for protecting and supporting immigrants and asylum seekers
  • Developments in the national case law in asylum cases and the influence of Europe


  • Professor Colin Harvey, School of Law, Queen’s University Belfast
  • Catherine Cosgrave, Managing Solicitor, Immigrant Council of Ireland 
  • Katie Mannion, Managing Solicitor, Irish Refugee Council 
  • Hikka Becker, Chairperson, International Protection Appeals Tribunal 
  • Barbara Spinelli, Human Rights Lawyer, Italy 
  • Efstathios Poularakis, Greek Bar Association 

Click here to register for the event.




Sustaining Partners