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Competition Section


Contributions needed re - House of Lords enquiry into Competition law, post Brexit

29 August 2017

The House of Lords EU Internal Market sub-committee’s have setup an enquiry into Competition law after Brexit, and the Law Society would appreciate your urgent input; our deadline is Friday 1 September.

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Q&A with Stephen Smith - Competition Section chair

24 May 2017

Get an insightful view into the Oct 2016 – Nov 2017 Competition Section advisory committee Chair Stephen Smith, partner in the Competition team at Bristows.

Practice notes

New Practice note on Legal Professional Privilege

2 March 2017

In light of Brexit, it is worth Competition practitioners familiarising themselves with this new Law Society practice note on Legal Professional Privilege. 

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Important: Accessing your Section webinars from November 2016

4 January 2017

Your Section membership includes four webinars and access to discounted online training from the Law Society. You can now access these through the new Professional Development Centre – your enhanced eLearning portal that enables you to capture all your learning in one free online record.

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How to requalify as an Irish solicitor - Q&A with the Law Society of Ireland

12 May 2017

On 8 May, we organised an interactive information seminar with the President and Director General of the Law Society of Ireland to offer practical support to our members. Read the summary of the most important questions and answers or listen to the seminar recording.

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Benefits of Membership*

Competition Section renewals

The Competition Section will provide you with support, advice, networking opportunities and enable the sharing of best practice with peers.

The current Section engagement programme has been created in consultation with the Section Advisory Committee and will focus on key issues including:

  • Compliance and regulation
  • Brexit
  • Abuse of dominance
  • Damages actions
  • Mergers
  • Cartel enforcement
  • Dawn Raids
  • Sector Inquiries

These issues will be addressed through a range of activities including: Seminars, Podcasts, Conference, Annual Dinner, Webinars and a LinkedIn Group.

*See Section terms and conditions

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