In July 2012, the Government approved, in principle, the holding of a referendum on the establishment of a new Family Court structure. The Minister for Justice and Equality, Alan Shatter, T.D. is hosting a consultative seminar to discuss the matter in which a Family Court structure might be established in the Constitution, and how this would operate in practice.

Speakers include: Ms. Justice Judith Ryan, Family Court of Australia; Mr. Gerard Durcan, SC; Ms Muriel Walls, Chairperson Legal Aid Board and family law practitioner.

Members of the Judiciary, practitioners and those with an interest in Family Law are invited to attend.

Venue: President’s Hall, Law Society of Ireland, Blackhall Place, Dublin 7.
Date: Saturday, 6th July 2013
Attendance: Free of charge
Time: 9.00am - 1.00pm

There will be no charge for this seminar.  However, please note spaces are limited. Those wishing to attend must register before Friday 28th June 2013. To register please follow this link