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The Older Client – the Role of the Solicitor
May 8 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm€186
The seminar is designed in partnership with Solicitors for the Elderly Ireland. The focus of this seminar will be on the role of solicitors in resolving disputes involving the older client. A panel of expert speakers will be available to deal with questions.
Topics and Issues to be Covered
• Rights of grandparents to access and guardianship: an update
• Funeral arrangements and feuding families: who has the legal right to decide?
• Safeguarding older clients: financial abuse
• Section 117 Succession Act 1965: lessons for legal practitioners from K v K
Padraic Courtney, Chairperson of the Solicitors for the Elderly, Law Society of Ireland
Teresa Blake, SC
Dr Heather Conway, School of Law, Queen’s University
Dr Amanda Phelan, National Centre for the Protection of Older People, UCD