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

The lecture to be delivered by
Eamonn Fleming Solicitor on
BAIL APPLICATIONS; things you need to know….
To include the right to bail, the Bail Act 1997 (as amended by the Criminal Justice Acts 2007/ 2017)  and guidelines to be taken into account by the Courts in deciding upon Bail applications .
Will take place at the  CLAYTON HOTEL, LAPPS QUAY CORK At Lunch Time
on the  21st of March 2018 from  1.00pm  to 2.00 pm
Cost €20.00
1 Hour General CPD 
Bookings by sending a cheque made payable to the Southern Law Association to the SLA Library, Courthouse, Washington Street, Cork