The Diploma in Legal Executive Studies is a course designed for professionals who are either working as a legal executive, secretary or paralegal and persons who want to gain professional qualification in legal practice. The Diploma will equip learners with the skills required to work as a legal executive and/ or paralegal and will provide learners with a solid understanding of the practice of law in Ireland.
The Diploma will equip learners with the skills required to work as a legal executive and/ or paralegal and will provide learners with a solid understanding of the practice of law in Ireland.
City Colleges currently provides professional legal training to persons seeking to pursue professional practice as either solicitor or barrister in their provision of King’s Inns courses and FE-1 courses. With this Diploma, City Colleges will be in a position whereby they provide professional legal training for all areas of legal practice.
- Evolution of EU Competition and Consumer law
- EU and domestic Competition law
- Impact of the EU on Competition law in Ireland
- Arts. 101 and 102 TFEU
- Consumer Contract Law
- Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts
- Consumer Sales and Supply of Services
- Product liability and product safety
- EU Travel and Tourism law
- Consumer Rights
- Unfair Commercial Practices
- Litigation, Redress and enforcement in Consumer and Competition disputes
- Competition and Consumer Protection Commission
Assessment will be through 100% continuous assessment comrpised of a take home exam and written assignment
Conor Duff B.L., Dean of Law at City Colleges, lectures in the areas of Contract and EU law for FE-1 students, a selection of City Colleges’ Professional programmes and our BA (Hons) in Business Studies programme.
Conor is a seasoned lecturer and has a proven track record of academic delivery across other colleges and Universities, including the Law Society of Ireland.
He is a graduate of Maynooth University (LL.B.) (Hons.), Trinity College Dublin (LL.M.), the Honorable Society of King’s Inns (B.L.) and the Law Society of Ireland (Dip. Construction Law). He graduated from Maynooth University and Trinity College with
first-class honours degrees with distinction for his LL.M. Dissertation. He is a member of the EBA, CBA and Members’ Committee of the Irish Society for European Law.
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. In addition to his legal practice, Conor volunteers.
A City College’s Professional Diploma Course is a focused, practical programme designed and delivered by an industry practitioner, that consolidates, upskills or reskills learners in a professional area. They are stand-alone qualifications that indicate that you have been trained in a particular area or specific subject matter.
City College Diplomas are suitable for career minded learners wishing to advance their professional skills and prospects. They are widely accepted by employers and many students are sponsored to study here by their organisation.
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