Founded in 1956

Medico-Legal Society of Ireland

Welcome to the Medico-Legal Society of Ireland

The Medico-Legal Society of Ireland was formed in 1956 with the aim of promoting discussion and understanding between members of the medical, legal and associated professions. Continuing medical and scientific developments create new medico-legal issues. New legislation and legal developments affect medical practice. The professions share common interests and problems and it benefits both to seek a greater understanding of each other’s perspectives on common issues. 

The Society invites speakers to address it on current medico-legal topics and a lively discussion follows each meeting. Members and their guests are also invited to dine (with prior booking) after each meeting. 

The Society is in Summer Recess
NEXT EVENT - Thursday, 26th September 2019
64th Session Programme 2019-2020 Launch and CPD presentation on Thursday, 26th September 2019 @ 7pm followed by Reception

Title: 'Confusion, Capacity, Coercion: The Limits of Human Rights in Mental Health and Capacity'

Speaker: Professor Brendan Kelly, Professor of Psychiatry, TCD and author.

Venue: Kildare Street & University Club, 17 St. Stephens Green, Dublin 2. 


October 2019 Event- 24th October 2019 Mountjoy Prison @ 6pm. CPD presentation and tour of Prison and Museum


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