EUBA Annual Conference 2023

Date: Friday 20th October 2023

Location: Distillery Building, Dublin 7

2.5 CPD points.

This conference is open to all.

Time Speaker/ Topics
1:15-2:00 p.m Registration Begins
Tea/ coffee and light lunch available at arrival.
2:00–2.45 p.m. Welcome by Brian Kennedy SC, Chair, EUBA
Keynote address by Mr. Justice Gerard Hogan
Chaired by Judge Suzanne Kingston
2:45–3:30 p.m. Panel discussion on Competition Law and panellists are; 
Paul Gallagher S.C.
Michael Collins S.C.
Una Butler, Competition & Consumer Protection Commission.
3:30-4:00 p.m. Tea and Coffee Break
4:00-4:45 p.m. Environmental Law session
Jarlath Fitzsimons SC
Dr. Yvonne Scannell 
Chaired by Mr. Justice Garrett Simons
4:45-4:50 p.m. Concluding comments
4.50pm Drinks Reception (Sheds, Distillery Building)

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.

EUBA Membership: The current membership year ends on 31 Dec 2023 and the new membership year will begin on 1 January 2023. Junior counsel membership fees also begin in January 2023. Please go to to renew your membership.


Additional Information

The EU Bar Association is a specialist bar association for Irish barristers who practise in the area of EU Law. It was established in December 2016 with the purpose of providing a forum for barristers who practise or possess expertise in the area of EU law or who would wish to develop such practice or expertise.

The EUBA provides specialist education to its members through seminars, conferences and morning briefing sessions which seek to keep members up to date on developments in a complex and fast moving area of EU law.

The EUBA promotes the Bar as a specialist provider of advocacy and legal advice in this area.