The PRDBA is a specialist bar association for Irish barristers who practice before professional regulatory tribunals (such as the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal and the Fitness to Practise Committee of the Medical Council) and who are interested in professional regulatory and disciplinary law.
It was established on the 20th February 2014 and now has over 100 members drawn from The Bar of Ireland.
The PRDBA provides specialist education to its members through legal updates and morning seminars and acts as a forum for practising barristers involved in professional regulatory law. It also promotes the Bar as a specialist provider of advocacy and legal advice in this area.
The association holds an annual conference, attendance at which is open to PRDBA members, members of The Bar of Ireland and all other interested persons.