The AGM 2019

This year’s AGM took place on Thursday 25th July 2019 to elect the new Executive Committee for the legal year 2019/2020.

The CBA Tech Talks Programme 2019/2020

Your Association Needs You! The Association would like to thank our colleagues, Barra McCabe BL and Anita Finucane BL, for their extraordinary work done in fashioning an outstanding Tech Talk Programme during the legal year 2018/2019 and welcome James Burke BL who is now taking on the leadership of this vital function of the Association.

Any Member who might be interested in presenting a paper to the Membership as part of the CBA Tech Talks Programme or at a CBA Annual Construction Law Conference or at the CBA Summer / Christmas Lectures or, alternatively, who would like to suggest a topic / issue that might benefit from exploration in a CBA paper  should contact James at

The scheduled for the CBA Tech Talk Programme 2019/2020 will be in the News and Events section presently.

The Codex: Access reserved to Members

Quick link to: The Codex

The Codex is a unique compendium of Irish Construction Law.  Access to the Members’ Section and the CBA Codex is a reserved benefit of membership of the CBA in good standing.  Current Members who are not yet registered for online access should follow the registration process set out at the bottom of this page.  Please note that registration by non-Members will not be approved.  If you are in interested in joining the Association please see below or contact the Secretary, Barra McCabe BL.


1. Register for Access to Members’ Only Content

Quick Link to: Register Now

Once your registration has been confirmed (there may be a brief pause between registration and confirmation) please click on the below link which will take you to the CBA Codex

Quick Link to: Members-Only Content

Membership Eligibility

Membership of the CBA is reserved to:-

  1. To any barrister who is a member of the Law Library;
  2. To any solicitor who is on the Roll of Solicitors;
  3. To any firm of solicitors;
  4. To any person who is elected by the Committee of the Association as an Honorary Member.

The Executive Committee of the CBA welcomes membership applications or renewals for the Legal Year 2018/2019 (please see below application forms or for more information or if you have any queries please contact the Secretary).

Membership Fees

Membership fees for 2019/2020 are now due (as and from 1 October 2019).

Application Forms

Extant members of the Association may renew their membership by returning a completed application form with the appropriate fee to The Construction Bar Association of Ireland, The Law Library Distillery Building, 145-151 Church Street, Dublin 7.

Former Members

The Honourable Ms. Justice Marie Baker

The Honourable Mr. Justice Brian Cregan

The Honourable Mr. Justice David Barniville

The Honourable Mr. Justice Denis McDonald

The Honourable Mr. Justice Senan Allen