The Family Lawyers’ Association of Ireland (FAI) is maintaining its countrywide convention on Monday, 13 May, at the Mullingar Park Hotel in Co Westmeath, centrally located for practitioners from throughout Ireland.

The one-day occasion capabilities the following speakers:
Senior counsel Dervla Browne on debt and insolvency in family regulation instances,
Senior recommend Paul McCarthy on discovery and disclosure in the circle of relatives law,
Simon McDonald BL on recent trends inside the area,
Mark O’Riordan BL on recent traits in succession law,
Solicitor Joan O’Mahony at the Domestic Violence Act 2018,
Actuary Olga Daly on pension adjustment orders,
Solicitor Geoffrey Shannon on infant regulation in Ireland (pictured), and
Life train Sheelagh Mulcair.
The day-length event will yield seven CPD points.
Early hen value, including lunch, is €60 to FLAG participants if paid by using Wednesday, 1 May. Early reserving is really helpful.

BOSTON, April 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Burns & Levinson partner Robert J. O’Regan has been named to the 2019 “Family Law Trailblazers” list through The National Law Journal (NLJ) for his “deep ardour and perseverance” in pursuit of his venture and for achieving “terrific successes along the manner.”

Over his 30-12 months profession, O’Regan has finished many pioneering wins in family regulation, including latest high-profile and precedent-placing appeals bobbing up from divorce litigation. In Pfannenstiehl v. Pfannenstiehl, O’Regan gained a unanimous Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court reversal of an Appeals Court’s selection that required his patron, Curt Pfannenstiehl, to pay his ex-spouse about $1.Four million even though Pfannenstiehl couldn’t compel his own families to accept as true with to make a distribution to him. This case has come to be the definitive law to agree with pursuits within the division of marital assets in Massachusetts and throughout the kingdom.
In any other precedent-placing selection, O’Regan received a U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit case reversing a $6 million award to the ex-spouse of O’Regan’s consumer after a district court docket ruled that she turned into entitled to part of a $20 million bonus her ex-husband acquired over two years after their divorce. This appellate win shuts down “give up-run” tries by disgruntled ex-spouses to bypass nation courtroom agreement agreements via the federal court docket.

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