Date: Monday 3rd December

Time: 10.00 am - 3.30 pm

Venue: Clayton Hotel, Liffey Valley, Dublin


In partnership with Mason Hayes & Curran, and its team of leading lawyers in education, JMB is hosted a one day seminar on legal matters that impact daily on schools. This is an opportunity not to be missed in ensuring that you have the latest advice and updates.

The seminar included:

  • Education (Admission to Schools) Act 2018 - an examination of the implications and pitfalls for schools

Ian O’Herlihy - Admissions padlock

Christine West - Admissions. Section 29 Appeals padlock

  • Expulsion hearing by a Board of Management - a step by step scenario-based exploration

Catherine Kelly - Expulsions padlock

  • Social Media - examples of good practice in dealing with the many issues arising from schools

Liam Riordan - (Mis)use of Social Media in your School padlock

  • FAQs - general legal advice on common queries received by JMB and Mason Hayes & Curran

Frequently Asked Questions padlock

Law Day Programme

 9.30 am


 10.00-10.45 am

Session 1: Admissions Act

 11.30-11.30 am

Session 2: Admissions Act

 11.30-12.00 pm


 12.00-13.00 pm

Two Scenarios: Expulsion and Social Media




25 Questions, 25 Answers on current matters

Tea/Coffee at 9.30 - 10.00

Lunch will be provided


Cost: €20 per person attending


Who should attend:

Chairpersons of Boards, Principals and Deputy Principals

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