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Ireland’s Legal
Training Company

Established in 1995, La Touche Training is Ireland’s leading legal training company. We offer innovative, up-to-date, and relevant courses that are designed to improve performance in the workplace and courtroom. Our expert team of in-house lawyers and developers deliver legal training in plain language, avoiding unnecessary legal jargon or complexities.

We have trained over 200,000 delegates from a wide range of disciplines over the past three decades. Our trainers are industry experts with extensive experience in legal and technical matters. The team consists of solicitors and a barrister who have qualified and practiced in Ireland and have practical experience in areas such as regulatory and criminal law, administrative law, food law, data protection and privacy matters, human rights issues, and employment law.

Our CPD for Lawyers offering is also known for delivering General, Regulatory and Management CPD seminars to solicitors, barristers and legal professionals.

Our clients range from a wide variety of areas, including:


Commercial &
Private Sectors




Government &
Public Bodies

We work closely with all of our clients

We work closely with all of our clients to ensure that the training we deliver is memorable, enjoyable and of the highest quality.

Full training needs analysis

We conduct a full training needs analysis working with the client to identify their needs and desired outcomes from the programme

Blended learning

Our programmes are provided by way of blended learning, providing participants with substantive theory together with interactive and experiential learning.

Variety of learning styles

As a dedicated training company, La Touche Training are fully aware that delegates require a variety of learning styles in order to fully acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to carry out their roles to meet best practice standards.

Realistic case studies, exercises and roles

Our training courses utilise a range of realistic case studies, exercises and roles plays designed to strengthen the learning experience and quality of the training.

Expert Legal Trainers

La Touche Training has a wide panel of specialist trainers, all chosen based on their experience and knowledge, experience both in practice and as trained trainers.

The majority of our trainers are experienced solicitors or barristers. We also have a pool of former investigators from law enforcement and cyber backgrounds who deliver our specialised training for clients with requirements in that area.

Most trainers have 10 year plus experience training government agencies, regulatory bodies, hospitals, HSE areas as well as local authorities and throughout the commercial sector for multi-nationals to SMEs. Each go through a rigorous training programme which enables them to impart knowledge clearly and effectively while having the ability to engage, support and give guidance to attending delegates.

Our lawyers come from a range of backgrounds – criminal, medical negligence, personal injury, employment, regulatory, food law, family law etc so we have expertise across most fields and are able to use this knowledge to best suit the needs of clients, regardless of what background they are coming from.

Our former investigators have extensive experience in law enforcement, with many working as senior detectives and national training leads on Cyber Crime Intelligence.

Meet The Team

Adrian Kiernan

Managing Director

Susie Shine

Solicitor and Director of Training

Alex Nichol

Solicitor, BCL, LLM, Dip Corp.

Ellen Connolly

Office Manager & Head of Client Services

Anthony Kennelly

Solicitor, BA, LLM

Barbara Joyce

Solicitor, Head of Continuing Professional Development

Mark Cassidy

Training Consultant

Caroline Conroy

Solicitor and Training Consultant

Mark Heffer

Investigative Interviewing Consultant

Judy Peters

Solicitor and Training Consultant

Jon Blake

Internet and Cyber Investigator and Consultant

Janet Dalton


John Khastar

Director, Security Consultant and Trainer

Thom McCaffery

Founder, Personal Safety Partnership Ltd. - International Conflict Prevention and Management, Personal Safety, and the Use of Force Specialist

Rob Crowley


John McLaughlin

Barrister and qualified chartered tax advisor

Cecile Hermant

Marketing Manager


La Touche Training Expert Witness courses and the Accident Investigation Training are accredited by Engineers Ireland. We are also accredited by the CPD Group.

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