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FE1 Prep Course

Law Society FE1 Exam Programme
  • FE1 prep course delivered by a team of Ireland’s most dedicated, focused and inspiring law lecturers
  • FE1 prep course is delivered in Classroom or Live Online
  • Lectures recorded for revision & playback purposes
  • Choose to study at your own pace or with our timetabled classes
  • Corrected exam scripts included
  • Now enrolling for 4th of June

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Price from €350
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Study in a classroom environment one evening a week.
Price from €350
  • City Centre Location
  • Fully Interactive Limited Class Size
  • Up to Date & Exam Focused Study Notes
  • 14 Weeks, 1 evening per week
  • Starts 4th June 2024
  • 6.30 to 9.30pm
€2,300 for eight subjects

Live Online

Live online training with real-time instructor-student interaction.
Price from €350
  • Live & fully online
  • Archived for review
  • Up to Date & Exam Focused Study Notes
  • 14 Weeks, 1 evening per week
  • Starts 4th June 2024
  • 6.30 to 9.30pm
€2,300 for eight subjects


Corrected Exam Scripts

Our FE1 prep course is delivered by a team of Ireland’s most esteemed and dedicated law lecturers. As the leading providers of FE1 preparatory classes, we boast a track record of more Law Society of Ireland first-place prizewinners than any other team. We are excited to announce that enrolment for the upcoming September/October FE1 examinations is now open, with courses commencing in early June. Learn more about the Law Society of Ireland by clicking through to their website.

What We Offer FE1 Students

  • 14 weeks of unrivalled exam-focused tuition: Our program is designed to optimise your performance in the FE1 exams through focused instruction and comprehensive coverage of all testable material.
  • Extremely Flexible Learning Options: Attend live classes, stream them online, or watch recorded sessions at your convenience. Whatever your schedule, we have a flexible learning solution to suit your needs.
  • Free exam repeat: In the unlikely event that you are unsuccessful we offer a free repeat of the course if you do not pass—see terms for details.*
  • Unmatched FE1 Teaching Expertise: Our lecturers bring unparalleled expertise in delivering FE1 exam success, making us the most effective FE1 preparation team in Ireland.
  • Comprehensive FE1 Study Materials: Gain an edge with our exclusive hard copy and digital FE1 study resources, including:
    • City Colleges’ proprietary FE1 manuals for the 2023 exams
      Past FE1 examination papers and detailed examiners’ reports
    • Corrected sample examination scripts
    • Homework correction across all subjects
    • Custom examination strategy grids tailored for each FE1 subject
  • Direct Access to FE1 Lecturers: Benefit from personal guidance by directly contacting your FE1 instructors whenever you need additional support.


*One free repeat on any subject purchased with City Colleges. Subsequent repeats at a discount rate of 50% of the full fee.

    • Additional €50 per manual when availing of a repeat (applies to each paper) where a new manual is required/desired

    • €25 paper review charge (post examination)

6pm-8pmContract law with Conor Duff
8.15pm-10.15pmProperty Law with Helen O’Sullivan
6pm-8pmCriminal Law with John O’Keeffe
8.15pm-10.15pmConstitutional Law with Simon Donagh
6pm-8pmEquity & Trusts with Carla Fusciardi Wallace
8.15pm-10.15pmTort with Ciaran Lawlor
6pm-8pmEU Law with Conor Duff
8.15pm-10.15pmCompany Law with Conor Duff

Law Matters

John Deane-O’Keeffe is a Criminologist and Lecturer in Forensic Psychology and Law.

Each week he talks to guests about the current legal and criminological matters that affect all our lives. From sentencing to prison, from corporate fraud and back to your rights as a consumer and a citizen, ‘Law Matters’ uncovers the legal tapestry in which we all live and work.

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Helen O’Sullivan

BA History and Sociology, Diploma in Legal Studies (Kings Inns), BL

Helen is a graduate of both University College Dublin and the Honorable Society of the Kings Inns. Having completed the Barrister-at-Law degree at the Honorable Society of the King’s Inns, she was called to the Bar in 2014.

She practises predominantly in the area of Succession Law and property law. Helen also lectures succession law as part of the City Colleges Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test (QLTT) programme.

Ciarán Lawlor


Ciarán Lawlor is a practicing Barrister and an experienced legal educator. Ciarán graduated from University College Dublin with an Honours Degree in Law, and proceeded to study at the Honorable Society of the King’s Inns. He completed his studies at the King’s Inns and was called to the Irish Bar in 2005. He subsequently completed an LLM in European Law also at UCD, graduating with distinction.

Prior to commencing practice at the Irish Bar, Ciarán interned with leading Irish law firm A&L Goodbody, and with Amnesty International (Ireland), and was an IRCHSS funded project assistant on the EU Law PhD project at UCD. His practice focuses on civil law, with an emphasis on contract and commercial litigation, debt-collection, defamation, personal injuries, and tort law generally.

Ciarán has a broad experience of teaching law. He has been a Senior Tutor in UCD, and has lectured in tort law on the Graduate Diploma in Arbitration in UCD.

Conor Duff

LLB, BL,(NUI),LL.M.(Dubl.),B.L. (King’s Inns),Dip. Construction Law (Law Society), Dip. Education Law (Law Society), Accredited Mediator (IMI)

Conor has published widely in various national legal journals including the Commercial Law Practitioner and the ICLJ. Conor was a co-editor of the leading EU Treaties text which is permitted for use in FE-1 and QLTT examinations.

John Deane-O’Keeffe

M. St. (Cantab.) Pg Dip Crim. (Cantab.) Doctoratus/Magister in Gister Studiorum (ad eundem Cantab.) (TCD) MPhil (Theo. TCD) MA (Laws) Pg Dip Law, Dip LS, LL.B.(UWE) BA (UCD) CCTP (TCD) C.HEd. (Oxon.)

Carla Fusciardi Wallace


Simon Donagh


FE1 Programme Coordinators

Ciana Brady


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