The Irish judge on the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has recused himself from a case concerning legislation he debated in his former role as a Fine Gael senator after it was brought to his attention by a newspaper. The Supreme Court referred an appeal by convicted murderer Graham Dwyer to the Euro
Lisa Bryson, partner and head of employment at Eversheds Sutherland in Belfast, considers where employers in Northern Ireland stand in relation to the "return to the office". As we approach the autumn, minds will inevitably turn to the final quarter of 2021 and many will begin thinking about next ye
Immigration and international protection permissions have been extended again until the middle of January 2022 in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. This is the eighth extension announced since the start of the pandemic, almost all of which were billed as the "final" extension.
Data-driven measures to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic such as contact logging and tracing raise data protection concerns, experts from the Covid-19 Law and Human Rights Observatory at Trinity College Dublin have said. In a 69-page report published today, legal experts recommend the government should
Northern Ireland's justice minister Naomi Long has reassured Derry solicitors that the city's Bishop Street courthouse will reopen "once Covid has passed". Department of Justice officials have met with the Law Society of Northern Ireland and are set to meet with the Foyle Local Solicitors Associatio
A disabled child in Northern Ireland, represented by the Children's Law Centre, has been successful in a High Court challenge of the decision to repurpose temporary respite care facilities during the Covid-19 pandemic. The child, now aged 12, was adversely affected by the decision to repurpose a fac