The Supreme Court is set to consider the issue of consent and its application as a defence in a prosecution for assault causing harm. The court granted an application from Gerard Brown for leave to appeal a judgment from the Court of Appeal, which upheld his conviction in Portlaoise Circuit Criminal Court for assaulting Stephen Cooper […]
Irish motorists are using their mobile phones while driving in spite of tens of thousands of fines and penalty points, The Irish Times reports. The number of fixed-notice penalties issued for driving while using a mobile has remained consistent at around 28,000 cases per year. Figures released by Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan this week show […]
HOMS Solicitors has congratulated one of its trainees on winning the Law Society Litigation Prize. Rachel Lafferty achieved the highest mark in litigation on the Law Society of Ireland’s Professional Practice Course Part 1 2016/2017. She has completed training seats in the firm’s Limerick office and is now based in Dublin, where she will complete […]
A&L Goodbody has welcomed this year’s final group of summer interns, who will be working in its Dublin office for the next four weeks. The all-island firm welcomes future lawyers to four-week paid internships during June, July, August and September each year.