Module 11: 8.10 – 9.40am (1.5 General CPD Hours)

Monday 12th September 2022 = Seminar 11 in the Postal Booking Form

First Registration in Forms 1 & 2

‘Practical Guidance On Preparing Form 1 and Form 2 Applications For First Registration’

This talk by the PRAI provides practical information to assist us in the preparation of applications for First Registration in Forms 1 & 2 for lodgement in the Property Registration Authority to enable successful registration.

Key aspects covered in this talk include:

  • Register or Return
  • Practical guide to the Forms
  • Checklists for preparing applications


Karen Smyth is an Assistant Principal Officer in the Legal Services Unit and is primarily involved in the examination of applications for first registration. She holds an LL.B (Hons) in Law and a number of postgraduate diplomas. She qualified as a solicitor in 1999 and has significant experience in conveyancing. She worked as a solicitor in private practice for many years and then at the Law Society of Ireland, before joining the Civil Service.