Southern Law Association

Welcome to the Southern Law Association

The SLA is a voluntary association of its members and is not legally incorporated. It does not have regulatory powers and duties akin to the Law Society of Ireland. However, the SLA has gained official status and recognition over the years. In particular, the SLA is, by law, entitled to nominate five of its members to sit on the council of the Law Society of Ireland.

About the SLA

Dating from the 1870s, The Southern Law Association (SLA) is an association of solicitors whose members consist of practitioners working in Cork City and County. Every solicitor practising in the City and County of Cork is entitled to apply to the SLA to be admitted as a member, subject to being proposed and approved by the council of the SLA. The SLA is a voluntary ass...

What is CPD?

What Is Continuing Professional Development? CPD is defined in the Regulations as “the provision of further education or training (or both) to a solicitor, whether relating to law or to management and professional development skills, intended to develop the solicitor in his or her professional knowledge, skills and abilities, and may be referred to in common usage as ‘CPD...

  • Welcome to the Southern Law Association

  • About the SLA

    Friday, 09 December 2016 15:20
  • What is CPD?

    Tuesday, 07 May 2013 00:00

SLA Seminar

SLA Breakfast CPD
Corporate Governance
By Kieran Moynihan of Board Excellence
on Tuesday the 11th of July 2017
7.30 am to 8.45 am 
Clayton Hotel, Lapps Quay, Cork   
Kieran Moynihan of Board Excellence (Website : )  will provide a breakfast CPD on general corporate governance topics to include the role of the board,   the effective management of board meetings, company secretarial issues, the role of Directors and also including a section on how to be an outstanding non-exec board director. 
1 Management Hour CPD
Cheques to be made payable to the Southern Law Association and sent to the SLA Library, Courthouse, Washington Street, Cork
(which includes tea/coffee and a scone on arrival)