Law faculty at WIT nominated for AIB Law School of the Year


The 2017 AIB Private Banking Irish Law Awards is designed to recognise excellence in the legal profession of Ireland; WIT was nominated by students

WIT is a finalist in the Law School of the Year category in the 2017 AIB Private Banking Irish Law awards Awards alongside Faculty of Law, Griffith College, The Honorable Society of King's Inns, Maynooth University Department of Law  and University of Limerick. 

Law programmes at WIT include: undergraduate courses LLB Bachelor of LawsBA (Hons) in Criminal Justice Studies Higher Certificate in Arts Legal Studies. Further specialisations include  BA in Legal Studies, BA in Legal Studies in International Trade and BA (Hons) in Legal Studies with Business. The Master of Laws (LLM) is also an option for pstgraduate study.

The 2017 AIB Private Banking Irish Law Awards will be held on Friday 12 May, at the Clayton Hotel Burlington Road. Hosted by RTE’s Miriam O’Callaghan, the 2017 Awards is a must attend event for all involved in the Irish Legal Sector.

Now in their 6th year, these awards aim to identify, honour, and publicise outstanding achievements, while also recognising those who have dedicated their lives to serving in the legal profession. This annual event is designed to recognise excellence in the legal profession of Ireland, commending the achievements of lawyers.

Gráinne Callanan, Co-ordinator of Law Programmes said: "It is an honour to be shortlisted as a finalist for the AIB Law School of the Year, particularly as the nomination was submitted by our students. The fact that these students have acknowledged the dedication and commitment of staff in a formal setting is edifying for the law team here at WIT.  Watching our students - on both the Higher Certificate in Legal Studies and the Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) - develop their legal knowledge, intellectual curiosity and transferable skills over the duration of their studies and make their mark in a diverse range of careers validates not only our teaching methodology but also our open-door policy." 

The AIB Private Banking Irish Law Awards is judged by a panel of experts. All nominations received are sent on to judges and reviewed.

Nominees are judged against the criteria set out. There are two rounds of online judging as well as judging panel meetings to determine our finalists and winners.

Related Courses

Honours of Bachelor of Laws, Legum Baccalaurcus (LLB) in  Law
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in  Legal Studies with Business
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in  Criminal Justice Studies
Bachelor of Arts in  Legal Studies
Higher Certificate in Arts in  Legal Studies

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