IRLI South Africa Programme 2014

South Africa Commercial Law Training Programme  This has really been a busy summer for the South Africa Programme. A team of 6 from IRLI travelled to Pretoria in early June to deliver a one-week Commercial Law Workshop. The Irish team included IRLI Directors Michael Irvine and Cillian Mac Domhnaill; Michael Carrigan; Anna Hickey from Phillip […]

Africa’s Legal Market: The Business Case

Overview: The business case 31 March 2014 | By Joanne Harris  | The Lawyer   A dynamic new generation of sub-Saharan lawyers is helping to guide the continent towards economic expansion There are two things everyone tells you about Africa: first, it is not one country, but 54; and second, that they are working there. The […]

Irish Firms participate in Commercial Law Training Programme for South African lawyers

Irish Firms participate in Commercial Law Training Programme for South African lawyers In an article which featured in the July 2013 edition of the Gazette, Anna Hickey wrote about her participation in Irish Rule of Law International’s (IRLI) Commercial Law Training Programme in Pretoria, South Africa. This Programme began in 2002, and the longstanding association […]

Commerical Law Training Programme 2013

Last month I was invited to travel to South Africa as part of IRLI’s Commercial Law Training delegation, with Michael Irvine (director of IRLI), David Barniville SC, Jarlath Ryan BL, Cillian MacDomhnaill of the Law Society and Eithne Lynch, Programme Lawyer with IRLI’s Malawi project.  I was delighted to be part of the team and […]

Farewell to Ntombi and Martin

Today we say goodbye to Ntombi Rikhotso and Martin Sambo who have spent the last two months doing commercial law placements in Dublin as part of the IRLI Commerical Law Training Programme. They have worked alongside two of the largest commercial law firms in Ireland, William Fry and Eversheds, gaining insight into the mechanics of […]

Commercial Law Training Programme 2012

Our most recent update on Commercial Law Training in South Africa was some time ago, when solicitor Eithne Lynch told us of plans to expand our one week course into a year long programme.  Eithne’s post gives full insight into the original course here. Irish Rule of Law International (IRLI) and the Law Society of […]

Commercial Law Training Course, Pretoria April 2011

In recently returning from Pretoria, South Africa having participated in the Commercial Law Training Course, I decided to jot down a few words on my experience.  Little did I know I’d be asked to post the first entry to the Irish Rule of Law International blog.  Pressure!  So here we go……… The Nitty-Gritty Myself along […]