Understanding Accounts - A Webinar for FLA Members

The FLA Education Committee


(Chairs: Lyndsey Keogh BL and Cathy Morris, solicitor)


is pleased to announce a lecture series

“Understanding Accounts” A webinar for FLA members



Facilitator: Ms. Elizabeth Maguire BL (soon to be SC)




Monday, 27th September 2 pm

1. Introduction to accounts, including the difference between the accounts of incorporated and non-incorporated entities; (Shane Browne, Browne, Murphy and Hughes (BMH))

Monday, 27th September 3 pm

2. Understanding the P and L account and points that may arise; (Jacqueline McShane/Jane Kingston (BMH)) T

uesday, 28th September 2 pm

3. Understanding balance sheets; (Myles Kirby, Kirby Healy)

Tuesday, 28th September 3 pm

4. Background documents – where does the information come from? What is a nominal ledger? Accruals versus cashflow accounting; (Richard Durkin, Devaney and Durkin)

Tuesday, 28th September 4 pm (until 4.30 pm)

5. Expert witnesses – the legal duties of expert financial witnesses

Wednesday, 29th September 2 pm

6. Extracting income information from accounts; (Tom Murray, Friel Stafford)

Wednesday, 29th September 3 pm

7. Extracting asset/liability information from accounts including directors’ loan accounts; (Tom Murray, Friel Stafford)

Thursday, 30th September 2 pm

8. Forensic overview; (Myles Kirby, Kirby Healy)

Thursday, 30th September 3 pm

9. Valuation of companies; (Peter Johnson, J Hyland and Company)

Thursday, 30th September 4 pm

10. Financial discovery and discovery concerning companies in family law – Libby Maguire BL (soon to be SC).


Those interested in participation or with further queries should email: nejackson@lawlibrary.ie