The 2022 Business and Law Symposium was sponsored by the Irish American Law Society of Cleveland in association with University College Cork and took place September 27 through September 30, 2022, in Dublin and Cork Ireland.
Tuesday, September 27th at 5:00 PM The Honorable Society of King’s Inns Constitution Hill, Dublin 7 - We were in the Main Hall for a one hour CLE presentation on Independence of the Judiciary followed by a cocktail reception.
Wednesday, September 28th at 5:00 PM The Law Society of Ireland Blackhall Place, Dublin 7 - We were in the President’s Hall for a one hour CLE presentation on Ireland as a Global Center for Legal Services followed by a cocktail reception in the Blue Room.
Thursday, September 29th at 6:00 PM Cork City Hall, Angelsea Street, Cork - We were hosted by Cork City Council and welcomed by Lord Mayor of Cork, Deirdre Forde at a cocktail reception in Cork City Hall.
Friday, September 30th at 8:30 AM UCC Centre for Executive Education Lapps Quay, Cork
8:30 to 9:00 AM - Pastries and Coffee
9:00 to 10:00 AM - Civil Litigation CLE
10:15 to 11:15 AM - Cannabis Law CLE
11:15 to 12:15 PM - Digital Security and Privacy CLE
12:15 to 1:15 PM - Lunch
1:15 to 4:15 PM - Environmental Law CLE
Friday, September 30th at 6:00 PM Imperial Hotel 76 South Mall, Cork - This was official closing event. We enjoyed a cocktail reception and dinner at the Imperial Hotel.
Kings Inns - The Honorable Society of King’s Inns (King’s Inns), established in 1541, is Ireland’s oldest school of law. King’s Inns is the Irish ‘Inn of Court’ for training and admitting legal professionals who wish to be awarded the degree of Barrister–at–Law. Home - King's Inns (kingsinns.ie)
Cork City Hall - The foundation stone of Cork City Hall was laid by Éamon de Valera on the 9th of July 1932 and opened in 1936. The building stands as a replacement to the previous City Hall that was destroyed by British troops in the fire of 1920, also known as The Burning of Cork, and was one of the key events in Ireland's struggle for independence.
University College Cork School of Law - UCC School of Law is a globally recognized law school, ranked in the top 100 in the QS Rankings. The Law School will be our host in Cork and has generously assisted in the development of the curriculum and panelists. Our CLE events will take place at the UCC Centre for Executive Education in the heart of downtown Cork. Lapps Quay | University College Cork (ucc.ie)
The Imperial Hotel Cork - We will celebrate the closing dinner of our Symposium at this hotel which was commissioned in 1813. It has played host to many historic figures including Frederick Douglas and President John F. Kennedy. Michael Collins spent his last night alive at the Imperial before he was shot at Béal na Bláth, West Cork. Hotels in Cork City, Luxury Cork Hotels | Imperial Hotel Cork