Corporate & Insolvency Bar Association (CIBA) Annual Conference 2023

Date: Friday 31 March 2023

Start Time: 2pm

Finish Time: 5.30pm

Location: Distillery Building, The Bar of Ireland

Followed by drinks reception (Sheds) and dinner in the Rose Room, The Clarence Hotel

3 CPD points.

Since launching in summer 2022, this is the association's inaugural conference and they are delighted to welcome practitioners to listen to the insights and expertise of Lord Justice Snowden, The Hon. Mr. Justice Quinn and many other valuable speakers at their first conference.

Time Speaker(s)
14:00 Opening Address Kelley Smith SC, CIBA Chairperson
14:05 New Developments in Examinership Lyndon MacCann SC
14:25 UNCITRAL Model on Recognition and Enforcement Barry Cahir, Partner, Beauchamps & President of INSOL
14:45 Panel Discussion on Schemes of Arrangement Moderator: Kelley Smith SC

Declan Murphy BL
Ruairi Rynn, Partner, William Fry
David Baxter, Partner, A&L Goodbody LLP
15:25 Takeover Schemes and the Work of the Takeover Panel James Doherty SC, Chair of the Takeover Panel
15:45 Tea/Coffee break
16:10 Panel Discussion on Hostility in Restructuring Moderator: Imogen McGrath SC

John Lavelle BL
Frances Flynn, Of Counsel, Arthur Cox LLP
Declan McDonald, Partner, PwC Ireland
16:50 Judicial Perspectives in Ireland and England Lord Justice Snowden
The Hon. Mr. Justice Michael Quinn
17:30 Closing Remarks Kelley Smith SC, CIBA Chairperson
17:30 Drinks Reception The Sheds, Distillery Building (onsite)
19:00 Dinner Rose Room, The Clarence Hotel (Dublin 2, D02 HT44)

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March 31st, 2023

2:00pm – 5:30pm UTC
Corporate Insolvency Bar Association (CIBA) Annual Conference

Additional Information

Established in February 2022, the Corporate & Insolvency Bar Association is focused on promoting the expertise of members in the area of corporate and insolvency law. The association are keen to provide a forum for practitioners, run regular CPD and events and to engage with bodies working in this area.  For more information, please visit