Corporate & Insolvency Bar Association (CIBA) Annual Conference 2024

Corporate and Insolvency Bar Association are delighted to welcome you to their Annual Conference 2024.

Details of the conference are as follows:

Date: Friday 5th July, Registration from 1.30pm, Conference starts at 2pm Location: Distillery Building, Church St, Dublin 7

Timetable (subject to change)

2pm Welcome Address:Kelley Smith SC, Chair CIBA

2.05pm Opening Address: The Hon. Mr Justice Brian O'Moore

2.25pm Talk by John Kennedy SC on Enforcement of Court Orders/Asset Recovery - given new directors duties, fraudulent/reckless trading, personal liability, attachment committal.

3.05pm Shareholder oppression actions - Panel Discussion

Chaired by Sally O'Neill BL Speakers:

Brian Conroy SC,

Arthur Cunningham BL,

Karyn Harty, Head of Litigation, Dentons,

Myles Kirby, Managing Director of Kirby Healy Chartered Accountants

3.45pm Tea/ coffee break

4.05pm Recent Developments in liquidations - Panel Discussion Chaired by Garret Byrne BL Speakers:

Alison Keirse BL,

Sarah Jane O'Keeffe, Director, Corporate Governance and Compliance, Azets

Barbara Galvin, Partner, William Fry

4.45pm Fireside Chat: The Hon Mr Justice Michael Quinn interviews Ms Justice Mary Finlay Geoghegan.

5.25pm Closing Remarks: Kelley Smith SC, Chair, Corporate & Insolvency Bar Association

Followed by Dinner in the Rose Room, Clarence Hotel and a drinks reception.

CPD Points: There are 3 CPD points awarded

Accessibility Requirements: At the Bar of Ireland we wish for our events to be as welcoming, accessible and inclusive for all. Please provide us if comfortable with any accessibility related considerations so that we can endeavour to ensure a barrier free experience during the event. Email to discuss your needs.


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