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On Wednesday 30th March 2022 we were delighted to be joined by Paul Marshall BL for this year's open lecture at the IPLS. Paul provided an excellent lecture which was followed by a question and answer session chaired by Mr Justice O'Hara.

New Opportunity:  Senior  Tutors Institute of Professional Legal studies

We would like to draw your attention to a new tender opportunity.  The Institute of Professional Legal Studies  seeks to establish a framework of Senior Tutors for the delivery of modular teaching in various aspects of the law and practice.


If you would are interested in participating in this framework, you are invited to register and download the documentation from: Queen's University Belfast e-Tendering Site - Project Manage - Tender (


Tender documentation may be accessed until Wednesday 27 April 2022, with a closing date for return of tenders by 4pm on Thursday 28 April 2022.


Please note, the tendering website has help pages to support applicants, as well as a helpline number.  If you should experience any difficulties in submitting your proposal, or have any queries, please contact for support.

International Environmental Moot 2022
Stetson University, Florida

Thomas Stewart (coach), Robert Bellingham Leigh Taylor and Daniel Spence.

International Environmental Moot 2022
Stetson University, Florida

Trainees at IPLS who made it to round 3 completing against University of Chicago.

International Environmental Moot 2022
Stetson University, Florida

IPLS trainees pose for a photograph outside Stetson University College of Law.

International Environmental Moot 2022
Stetson University, Florida

Trainees from the IPLS preparing for their pre-competition briefing.

Dublin 2022

Trainees from IPLS competing in the national rounds of the Jessup Moot held by the Law Society of Ireland in Blackhall Place, Dublin. Pictured are Joshua Carroll, Niall O' Neill, Molly Lyness, Lara Wallace-Thorpe and Gosia Hackiewicz.

29 January, 2022

Aoife Cathcart, Joelle Houston and Robert Bellinghaus, members of the IPLS mediation team who competed at the UK Universities Mediation Competition at Canterbury Christ Church University.

Robert Bellinghaus, Leah Taylor, Daniel Spence and Thomas Stuart (coach) participating in the International Environmental Moot Competition hosted by the Law Society of Ireland, Blackhall Place, Dublin.

5 April, 2022

Great work from 5 of our trainee solicitors at the IPLS who raised £1020 for Cancer Research. Teams members Heather Burton, Jamie Donnelly, Rebecca Coyle, Mark McKenna and Naomi White managed to each walk 10,000 steps a day for a whole month.

Jessup Moot | 5 March, 2020

A team from IPLS competed in the competition at Lincoln's Inn, London in February 2020.

29 June, 2021

A team made up of Solicitor trainees is competing in the International Negotiation Competition. 

29 June, 2021

Congratulations to Nicola McKenna who won an Internal Moot Competition.

12 April, 2021

Congratulations to our two trainees, Rebecca Lucas and Robert Bellingham who reached the final of the International Client Consultation Competition.

IPLS Moot Competition | 5 March, 2020

The finalists of an internal IPLS Moot competition will be competing at the Supreme Court in London in April 2020.