Myanmar Programme October 2017

Irish Rule of Law International is looking for volunteer barristers and solicitors to join our Myanmar Training Project on Legal Ethics to take place in October 2017.  IRLI is a joint initiative of the Law Society of Ireland and The Bar of Ireland as well as the Law Society of Northern Ireland and the Bar […]

Evaluation of Access to Justice Programme in Malawi

We are currently seeking expressions of interest to carry out a Light Touch Programme Evaluation of our Malawi Access to Justice Programme, with the evaluation to begin in July 2017. Please see here for the full terms of reference and details of what is required in order to submit an expression of interest. The above should be sent to […]

IRLI CPD Series 2017: Commercial Law Update

IRLI was again delighted to host a CPD on Commercial Law this year. The event is in its fourth year and has proved to be very successful in the past. We were very pleased to host this year’s event with the support of Philip Lee Solicitors. The format of the seminar included the presentation by eminent Senior Counsel […]

Fundraising Events

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

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

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

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 […]

Irish solicitors promoting social justice in Myanmar

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

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

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, […]