Vacancy Announcement

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Volunteer Programme Lawyer (Legal Aid)– Access to Justice Programme Location:                                Lilongwe, Malawi Start Date:                            Nov-Sept 2016 Duration:                               12-24 months  See here for role description and application details. Volunteer Programme Lawyer (Malawi Police Service)– Access to Justice Programme […]

Fundraising Events

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IRLI Events in June June has been a busy month for IRLI and we would like to thank everyone who has supported us and attended our events over the last few weeks. Firstly, we had a great turnout for the Commercial Law Seminar which was held in the Law Library Distillery Building on Saturday 18th […]

Malawi By The Sea

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Malawi By The Sea Irish Rule of Law International Fundraising Dinner Friday 24th June 2016 Irish Rule of Law International will be hosting the annual ‘Malawi By the Sea’ dinner in the National Yacht Club, Dun Laoghaire, on Friday 24th June at 7pm to raise funds for our Access to Justice programme in Malawi. The work of this project […]

Colombia Caravana 2016

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IRLI and The Colombia Caravana, 2016 The Colombia Caravana, an access to justice project, was initiated in 2008 by Sara Chandler, a UK lawyer, after she visited Colombia in 2008 at the invitation of the Colombian Association of Defence Lawyers (ACADEHUM), an umbrella organisation for Colombian human rights and defence lawyers. The Caravana visits Colombia […]

Commercial Law CPD Event

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Commercial Law CPD Seminar   Date: Saturday 18th June 2016, 9:30am-1:30pm Venue: Distillery Building, Church Street Cost: €50 (€20 pupil barristers and trainee solicitors) Info: Chaired by the Hon. Mr. Justice Frank Clarke. Papers will be presented by eminent Senior Counsel and Solicitors (Further details to follow closer to the event). Book: E-mail Vanina Trojan […]

Malawi Vacancy: Programme Manager

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Volunteer Programme Manager – Access to Justice Programme Location:                                Lilongwe, Malawi Start Date:                             13th June 2016 Duration:                               12-24 months with possibility of extension Application Deadline:           Friday 22nd April 2016 See here for role description and application details.

Irish solicitors promoting social justice in Myanmar

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Irish solicitors promoting social justice in Myanmar By Aisling Woods, Solicitor with Howard Synnott Solicitors   In September 2015 I responded to a notice in the Law Society Gazette advertising a volunteer opportunity with Irish Rule of Law International (IRLI) in Myanmar. IRLI is the joint charity of the Law Society and the Bar of […]

Irish lawyers facilitate Arbitration training for Tanzanian Judiciary

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Irish lawyers facilitate Arbitration training for Tanzanian Judiciary   IRLI was delighted to coordinate a group of Irish lawyers to travel to Arusha, Tanzania, from 18-21 January to support Chief Justice Mohamed Othman in provide training in Arbitration to members of the Tanzanian Judiciary.   The Irish delegation included Chairman of the Bar Council, Mr. […]

Job Opportunity

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Volunteer Programme Lawyer – Access to Justice Programme Location:                                Lilongwe, Malawi Start Date:                             9th May 2016 Duration:                               12 months with possibility of extension Application Deadline:           Friday 26th February 2016 See here for role description and application details.     Volunteer Programme Officer – Access to Justice Programme Location:                                Lilongwe, […]

Criminal Law and Evidence Update

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Fantastic Turnout for IRLI’s 2nd Annual Criminal Law CPD Seminar On Saturday 8th November IRLI held a fundraiser in The Bar of Ireland’s Distillery Building in Dublin. The event, a Criminal Law and Evidence Update, received a wonderful turnout for a rainy Saturday morning and was a success due to the detailed papers written by […]