EY Law Ireland, which opened its doors last October, has announced plans to increase its headcount from 15 to 50 by 2025. The legal division of the accountancy giant currently has 200 lawyers in the UK and Ireland, but told Law.com that this could rise to 1,000 in the coming years.
Academics have rallied around Professor Colin Harvey of Queen's University Belfast School of Law after he received online abuse linked to his work on Ireland's constitutional future. Professor Harvey said he received a wave of abuse in the wake of controversial comments by former Labour MP Baroness
Business tenants in Northern Ireland are set to lose protection from eviction in March after emergency pandemic measures expire. Finance minister Conor Murphy today urged landlords and tenants in dispute to consider mediation ahead of the measures expiring on 25 March 2022.
Northern Ireland’s High Court has quashed search reports which contained incorrect addresses and fell below the standard to be accepted by a lay magistrate. This application for leave to apply for judicial review was brought by Andrea Hughes (the applicant). The proposed respondents were the P
The Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland has identified "collusive behaviours" in the RUC's handling of a number of paramilitary attacks by the UDA/UFF between 1989 and 1993. The attacks included 19 murders and multiple attempted murders, including the murder of Sinn Féin councillor Eddie Fu
Employment law specialist firm Lewis Silkin has announced the appointment of two new associates in its Dublin and Belfast offices. Laura Ensor, formerly of Matheson, has been appointed a senior associate in Dublin and Jack Balmer, formerly of Tughans, has joined as an associate in Belfast.