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Law Society Skillnet

Network Sector

Business Services, Financial Services

Network Region

Dublin, National

Network Promoter

Law Society of Ireland

Network Contact

Anne Tuite


01 8815727


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Network Overview

Law Society Skillnet supports firms in the legal sector as well as professional advisors in Ireland’s international financial services (IFS) sector. The national network’s mission is to support the growth, competitiveness and sustainability of these sectors through subsidised upskilling programmes. These programmes support national and international trade and address the regulatory and competitive challenges facing legal and IFS professionals.

Collaborating with industry, the designs, develops and delivers responsive, bespoke and flexible training courses to address the ongoing needs of businesses. Law Society Skillnet is promoted by the Law Society of Ireland. The Networkis open to all private sector enterprises in the legal and IFS sectors.

Supports to businesses

  • Assist businesses to identify and address current and future skills needs 
  • Information regarding successful approaches to learning and talent development 
  • Guidance on achieving value for money when investing in learning and development 
  • Strategic programmes that enhance business innovation and sectoral competitiveness 
  • Flexible training and education programmes customised to the needs of the sector 
  • Innovative programme design and development 
  • Leadership programmes for business owners and executives 
  • Certified and non-certified technical training 
  • Training relating to communication, problem-solving and other core skills 
  • Advice on gauging the effectiveness of training 
  • Access to a network of businesses within the sector 
  • Conferences, seminars, and other informal learning and networking events 

“Since its inception, the Law Society Skillnet has provided hundreds of hours of high-quality, affordable training to the solicitors’ profession. The network cluster groups, in particular, have made this training accessible, irrespective of location. My own involvement in the network has given me a greater understanding of the value and rewards of such focused training.”

Deirdre Fox - Deirdre Fox Solicitor

“Many of the subsidised programmes that the Law Society Skillnet organise, particularly the Executive Leadership Programme and the Certificate in Professional Education, ensure that our member companies remain competitive, increase their productivity and transform their mindset.”

Anthony H Ensor - Ensor O'Connor Solicitors

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