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Social Welfare Code - Prof. Gerry Whyte


Ballymun Community Law Centre is delighted to announce that Professor Gerry Whyte will return to deliver a course on the Social Welfare Code delivered over six sessions.

Topics to be covered include Jobseekers' payments, Family payments, Sickness and disability payments, Old age pensions, Means-testing and Social welfare appeals.

The course structure will involve two sessions each week starting on 13 June 2017. Times to be confirmed.

The cost of the course is €75 and will take place at the BCLC centre.

To book your place please contact BCLC on 01 – 8625805 or email

About Professor Gerry Whyte

Gerard F Whyte BCL (NUI), LLM (NUI), LL.D. (NUI), BL, MA FTCD (1990), Barrister-at-Law. Gerry Whyte is a Professor in Trinity Law School and a Fellow of Trinity College. The author and co-author of books on public interest law, constitutional law and trade union law, he has also edited books on aspects of law and religion and Irish social welfare law and has published extensively in the areas of public interest law, constitutional law, social welfare law and labour law. He is also active in a number of social justice and legal aid organisations and is a former member of the Commission on Assisted Human Reproduction and of the Steering Group of Irish Council of People with Disabilities. His research interests are public interest law, constitutional law, labour law, social welfare law, law and religion.