A decade of legal development: Kilkenny lawyers gather for the Law Society’s annual conference

Nearly 100 lawyers from across the South East attended the tenth annual General Practice Update Kilkenny 2022, a major legal conference held at the Kilkenny Hotel, Kilkenny on Wednesday.

Organized by the Law Society Skillnet in association with the Bar Associations of Kilkenny, Carlow and Wexford and the Waterford Law Society, this year’s General Practice Update Kilkenny 2022 is the seventh in the series of specialist training events course designed to help local lawyers in communities across Ireland learn about topics related to legal practice.

Solicitor Sonya Lanigan of John Lanigan and Nolan Solicitors is president of the Kilkenny Bar Association and attended the annual event.

“We are delighted to be celebrating Kilkenny’s 10th Annual General Practice Update at Hotel Kilkenny this month,” she said.

“This conference, and what it stands for, has been a fixture on the calendars of local lawyers every year for the past decade. Meanwhile, it has reinforced the sense of community that we have within the legal community here in the Southeast. It encouraged collegiality and provided a support network for local lawyers in Kilkenny, Carlow, Wexford and Waterford.

“As we celebrate the tenth year, we must also recognize the commitment of local lawyers to their clients. We continually strive to provide the best possible legal services to our clients and our communities. We are grateful to our local law societies and to Law Society Skillnet for helping to facilitate this.

“This year, expert litigation and regulatory speakers spoke at the conference highlighting key issues for local lawyers and their clients.”

make a will
The General Practice Kilkenny 2022 update also discussed important updates relating to making a will.

“Lawyers are at the heart of local communities and deal with clients with varying life and business needs every day,” Ms. Lanigan explained.

“We understand the importance of making a will and ensuring it is kept up to date, and we encourage every adult to have their will written. Making sure your will is up to date can give you and your loved ones peace of mind and can help avoid heartache down the line.

“With the Kilkenny 2022 General Practice Update, lawyers across the South East are up to date on essential areas of law and ready to meet the changing needs of their clients. Remember that a lawyer’s main priority is his client. we are here to accompany you at all stages of life.

“If you need legal advice, whether it’s writing a will, buying a house, employment or family matters, talk to your local lawyer,” Ms Lanigan said.