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Diploma in Insurance Law

This diploma will provide participants with an overview of the (re)insurance industry in Ireland and provide comprehensive coverage of all key issues relating to (re)insurance law and the litigation of insurance claims.

This event is brought to you courtesy of Law Society of Ireland Diploma Centre

Event Details

Organisation
Law Society of Ireland Diploma Centre
Dates
15 February to 7 June 2022
Venue
Blended learning: lectures on Tuesdays from 6pm. Additionally, three on-site workshops will take place between March and June. Also available to view on-demand.
Contact Name
Deirdre Flynn, Solicitor, Course Leader
Contact Phone
(01) 672 4802

More Information

Ireland has become a major location for international insurance, with some of the world’s leading insurance companies operating here. Particular strengths of the industry lie in the captive insurance and reinsurance areas. As well as huge growth in the industry, there has also been significant change, particularly in the regulatory environment, with the introduction of the Solvency II Directive in 2016.

The course will examine insurance concepts and underline the importance of understanding key insurance documentation. It will ensure that participants are aware of the important legal issues relating to both personal and commercial insurances and the legal issues pertaining to claims. Leading experts will consider the main legal liability insurance areas such as public liability, occupier liability, professional indemnity, and employer liability insurance. There will be a detailed examination of the court process, case management, and alternative dispute resolution. We will offer an insight into key issues such as the reinsurance industry, insurance fraud, the MIBI, legal issues relating to intermediaries, assignments, and liquidations. The effects of legislation on compliance in the industry will also be analysed – regulation (the Solvency II Directive) and data protection Finally, the applied insurance module will give an overview of, new insurances, construction, cyber insurance, and other growth areas.

Modules
The programme is based on the following module scheme and covers key themes as listed below:

Module 1: Introduction to insurance
Module 2: Insurance claims
Module 3: Liability in insurance
Module 4: Litigation insurance
Module 5: Regulation of insurance industry
Module 6: Data protection
Module 7: Reinsurance and Outsourcing
Module 8: Intermediaries and Assignments
Module 9: Key Issues
Module 10: Applied insurance

Who should attend?
This course is suitable for:

  • Solicitors, barristers, and trainees working in or aspiring to work in litigation or more specifically insurance litigation,
  • Solicitors, barristers, and trainees advising on regulatory insurance issues,
  • Insurance professionals seeking to enhance their knowledge of the law relating to insurance, with a view to advancing in the industry such as,
  • Practitioners in insurance and reinsurance entities,
  • Insurance claims handlers and claims assessors,
  • Insurance brokers, agents and loss adjustors.

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