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Upcoming Events


Following on from successful trade missions to New York and the Bay Area, Ireland For law is organising a series of events in Chicago, Toronto and Michigan. See details and book your place below.


A Comparative Analysis of Commercial Dispute Resolution in Ireland and Canada

Tuesday 5 September, 17.30-19.30 | McMillan LLP, Brookfield Place, 181 Bay St. Suite 4400, Toronto, ON M5J 2T3, Canada


Ireland, a legal services hub in Tech, Data and Privacy

Wednesday 6 September, 11.30-14.00 | DLA Piper, 444 W Lake St #900, Chicago, IL 60606, United States


A Comparative Analysis of International Arbitration in Ireland and the US

Wednesday 6 September, 18.00-20.00 | Goldman Ismail, 200 S Wacker Dr STE 2200, Chicago, IL 60606, United States


Address to the University of Michigan

Wednesday 6 September, 16.00-17.30 | University of Michigan, 500 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, United States

International Commercial Litigation in the Irish Courts.

Thursday 7 September, 13.00-14.30 | Clark Hill LLP, One Prudential Plaza, 130 East Randolph Street, Suite 3900, Chicago

Use of the Irish Courts for International Corporate Restructuring and Corporate Insolvency – Working with the US Courts in Chapter 11

Friday 8 September | The Chicago Bar Association, Corboy Hall, 321 S. Plymouth Court, Chicago, Illinois 60604


IFL Madrid Embassy Event

On Thursday 23 February, Ireland For Law held a special event to highlight Ireland as a venue for financial services and structured finance transactions.








Pictured above (l-r) are Paul McGarry SC, The Bar of Ireland, Jack Sheehy, A & L Goodbody, Minister Jennifer Carroll MacNeill, Maurizio Pastore, EuroNext, Ambassador Frank Smyth, Sara Phelan SC, Chair The Bar of Ireland

IFL Webinar - The Irish Courts as a Forum for the Resolution of International Disputes in respect of Complex Financial Instruments, Watch a recording of the recent webinar featuring the The Hon Mr Justice David Barniville, President of the High Court and Judith Lawless, Partner, McCann Fitzgerald. 

Ireland for Law, 12 September 2022, Ireland for Law promotes Irish and EU law legal services to US forum website, 30 June 2022, "Government reaffirms commitment to participate in the Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court". Read the statement here

Sunday Business Post, 16 January 2022 "Can Ireland for Law sell the State as a global litigation destination?" Read Article page 18 here

ISDA IQ July 2021 Edition: Interview with Mr Justice David Barniville entitled " A Common Law Alternative". Read Interview page 28 here 

15th April 2021: Re-launch of IWIRC’s European Network. View Press release here

2nd March 2021: Irish Times Article "Dublin most popular city for Brexit relocations by financial firms" Read here

12th January 2021: NYSBA Global E-Newsletter - Ireland for Law Article

22nd November 2020: The implications of the Civil Law and Criminal Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2020 for the admission of documentary evidence -  Declan McGrath SC

18th November 2020: Irish Echo Article "Ireland as a legal base post Brexit" Read here

Why Dublin, Ireland, should be considered as a ‘‘Hot Seat’’ for future arbitrations - Mealey's International Arbitration Report

European Commission publishes new Notice to Stakeholders on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom and EU Rules in the field of civil justice and private international law

Past News and Events

Ireland for Law - Mountain View Event - Data Privacy Regulation through Ireland

Wednesday 31 May 2023 - 18.30-20.00

Venue: Offices of Fenwick & West LLP

Register here

Ireland for Law - San Francisco Event - Breakfast Briefing on Privacy Litigation in Ireland

Thursday 1 June 2023 - 7.30am-9am

Venue: Consulate General of Ireland, One Post Street, Suite 2300, San Francisco, CA, 94104

Register here

Ireland for Law - San Francisco Event - Content Regulation and Litigation in Ireland Event

Thursday 1 June 2023 - 17.30-19.30

Venue: Consulate General of Ireland, One Post Street, Suite 2300, San Francisco, CA, 94104

Register here

Dublin International Disputes Week

6-9 June 2023 - The Printworks, Dublin Castle, Dublin

Registration will open soon for Dublin International Disputes Week, a forum providing access to thought leaders and prominent international practitioners specialising in litigating complex, crossborder disputes. 

Check here for updates

Restructuring With Ireland – A Discussion on Parallel US / Irish Corporate Restructurings
Wednesday, 14th September 2022 - Consulate General of Ireland, 345 Park Avenue, 17th Floor New York, NY 10154-0037
Register your interest here

Arbitration Ireland: EU & International Reach
Wednesday, 14th September 2022 - Norton Rose Fulbright, 1301 6th Ave, New York, NY 10019, United States
Register your interest here

Ireland as a Destination for Financial Services and Structured Finance TransactionsThursday, 15th September 2022 - Consulate General of Ireland, 345 Park Avenue, 17th Floor New York, NY 10154-0037Register your interest here


Ireland for Law and New York State Bar Association Seminar

Thursday, 15th September 2022 - Moses and Singer LLP, Chrysler Building

Register your interest here

Arbitration Ireland Dublin International Arbitration Day Conference 2022

Friday, 18th November 2022 - Distillery Building, 145/151 Church Street, Dublin 7

Register your interest here

Dublin International Disputes Week

13-16 June 2022 - The Round Room at the Mansion House, Dublin

Registration is now open for Dublin International Disputes Week, a new forum providing access to thought leaders and prominent international practitioners specialising in litigating complex, crossborder disputes. The conference programme and satellite events help to position Ireland as a centre for international dispute resolution.


10 March 2022 (18.00 -20.00): The YPAI in conjunction with Stewarts would like to cordially invite you to the second annual London Chapter seminar entitled "Careers in International Arbitration – The London-Irish Experience"  

11 March 2022 (12.30-15.30): Arbitration Ireland's London Chapter Lunch, Royal Automobile Club, 89 Pall Mall, St James, London.  

29 March 2022 (18.30-20.00): In conjunction with Paris Arbitration Week 2022, Arbitration Ireland in association with Ireland for Law are pleased to invite you to an In Person event at The Irish Embassy, located at 12 Avenue Foch, (entrance 4 rue Rude) 75116 Paris, on Tuesday, 29th March 2022, in the presence of H.E. Niall Burgess, Ambassador of Ireland to France. 


19th November 2021 (9.30am -5.30pm): "9th Dublin International Arbitration Day Conference"

14 October 2021 at 5pm: CLAI webinar entitled "UK/Ireland Jurisdiction and Enforcement of Judgments"

9th June 2021 at 17.00 IST / 12 noon AST for a webinar discussing, “Inception and Development of Arbitration in Ireland and the British Virgin Islands.”

View recording here 

11th May 2021 (4.30pm - 5.30pm GMT):  "Arbitration – Controlling time and cost in

innovative ways"

View Recording here

5th May 2021 (4.00pm - 5.15pm GMT):  Arbitration Ireland & Irish Rule of Law invite you to a

discussion entitled "The Winds of change for the Rule of Law: A Discussion on Climate

Impacts and the Role of Arbitration"

View recording here

4th May 2021 (4.30pm - 5.30pm GMT): "Interim Measures in Arbitration"

View Recording here

29th April 2021 (10am – 11:15 am EST/ 2 pm-3:15 pm GMT): Financial Services 

Part 2: "New Innovations/Transactions"

22nd April 2021 (10am – 11:15 am EST/ 2 pm-3:15 pm GMT): Financial Services Part 1: "EU Financial Regulation And Enforcement"

View recording here

22nd April 2021 (17.30 - 19.00 BST): "Climate Transition in Europe: The Legal issues"

24th March 2021: (10am – 11:15 am EST/ 2 pm-3:15 pm GMT): "Aviation Sector in Ireland"

View recording here

23rd March 2021: (9:00-10:00am GMT) "Chief Justice Zaki's virtual visit to Dublin".  Mr Justice David Barniville and Chief Justice Zaki will discuss the Commercial courts: protecting trade and investment between the UAE and Ireland 

View recording here 

23rd -31st March: (1-2pm) ICEL and the School of Law in Queen's University Belfast are delighted to announce a seminar series on "the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement and the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement".

18th March 2021: (17.00 - 18.15 GMT) The European Circuit webinar "A View from the Bench in Luxembourg & Strasbourg."

11th March 2021: (9am – 10:15 am EST/ 2-3:15 pm GMT): "Ireland and International Arbitration"

View recording here

25th February 2021: (9am – 10:15 am EST/ 2-3:15 pm GMT) – "Forget what you’ve heard about GDPR"

View recording here

28th January 2021:The European Circuit webinar entitled "Cross Border Practice in Europe post Brexit" 

21st January 2021: Arbitration Ireland webinar “The Impact of Culture on International Arbitration”  

9th December 2020: The European Circuit presents “Current Issues in Cross-Border Data Protection”   (5PM – 6.15PM GMT).

3rd December 2020: YPAI Virtual Seminar entitled “Arbitration in the current paradigm: experiences and

lessons for the future” 

26th November 2020: CLAI Webinar: "The Implications of the Civil Law and Criminal Law (Miscellaneous

Provisions) Act 2020" 

19th November 2020: New York State Bar International Section & Ireland For Law Event 

click here for recording.

20th November 2020: Arbitration Ireland 8th Annual Dublin International Arbitration Day 

15th October 2020: Silicon Docks, Silicon Valley: "International Arbitration in Ireland and the US." An International Arbitration Webinar with Arbitration Ireland and Mayer Brown

October 2020: Annual Irish Rule of Law International Commercial Law Conference 2020

February 2020: Finance Dublin: "Ireland as an EU Legal Centre" 

21 February, 2020: Joint Conference of Arbitration Ireland and German Institute of Arbitration (DIS) on International Commercial Arbitration  

6 February, 2020: "Which seat to choose?" Contrast and compare Litigation and Commercial Arbitration in

your jurisdiction

29th January 2020: "Litigation Funding and Class Actions - An International Perspective" 

15 November 2019: Dublin International Arbitration Day 

8-9 November 2019: Joint Conference of the EU Bar Association and Barreau de Paris, Commercial Dispute Resolution after Brexit

25 October 2019: Minister Flanagan launches Implementation Group 

5 April 2019: Commercial Dispute Resolution in Europe after Brexit – EU Bar Association Conference

15 March 2019: Promoting Ireland as an international legal centre Washington DC 

3 July 2018:  ISDA launches Irish and French law Master Agreements

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