Domestic abuse offence to be introduced in Northern Ireland

Westminster will legislate to introduce a new offence of coercive control in Northern Ireland, former Justice Minister Claire Sugden has announced.

Published 16 July 2019

Professor Robert Elgie

Law lecturer Professor Robert Elgie has passed away at the age of 54.

Published 16 July 2019

Cork solicitor Patricia Mallon awarded French order of merit

Cork solicitor Patricia Mallon has been awarded a French order of merit after stepping down as honorary consul of France in Cork.

Published 16 July 2019

Court issues order against illegal English football livestreams in Irish first

A court has granted an order compelling Internet service providers to block illegal livestreams of English football matches for the first time in Ireland.

Published 16 July 2019

Average of 45 prisoners have slept on mattresses every night this year

An average of 45 prisoners have slept on mattresses on floors every night so far this year, according to new figures.

Published 16 July 2019

Cleaver Fulton Rankin HR director wins top accolade at 40 Under 40 lunch

Kerri Bradley, HR director at Belfast firm Cleaver Fulton Rankin, was recognised with a special accolade at a networking lunch to honour the Business First Top 40 Under 40.

Published 16 July 2019

Government to make definitive statement on long-delayed judicial inquiry into British complicity in torture

The UK Government will make a definitive statement setting out its decision about a judge-led inquiry into torture later this week, de facto Deputy Prime Minister David Lidington MP announced in Parliament. 

Published 16 July 2019

And finally... bad taste

A polygamy-themed beer has been rejected for sale in North Carolina because “polygamy is illegal".

Published 16 July 2019

TLT appoints Caitriona Morgan as legal director in Belfast

UK law firm TLT has announced the appointment of Caitriona Morgan as a legal director in Belfast.

Published 15 July 2019

Flanagan calls on Law Society to discipline insurance fraud solicitors

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has called on the Law Society of Ireland to discipline solicitors who are knowingly bringing false insurance claims to court.

Published 15 July 2019