Aideen Ryan, BCL (NUI) is a Consultant Solicitor in the Regulatory, Professional & Public Law Department of DAC Beachcroft, Dublin. She provides specialist legal advice and representation to professional regulatory bodies across all of their functions on Irish and European Law, including registration/licensing, recognition of professional qualifications, professional competence and education, fitness to practise, emergency suspension applications, sanctioning, corporate governance, High and Supreme Court Appeals and Judicial Reviews. In addition, she provides advice and representation to professionals and representative bodies in relation to their dealings with, and hearings before professional regulatory bodies. Aideen has particular expertise in leading projects and auditing the work of regulators to identify legal risk and in doing so, provides strategic solutions in order to improve their practices and procedures. She is an accredited trainer and regularly speaks at conferences on professional regulatory law.