Sexual offences up 10 per cent in era of #MeToo

Sexual offences rose by 10 per cent last year, new figures show.

Published 26 March 2019

Joanne Finn: Google “Ads” the cost of another fine – do competition regulators agree on digital markets?

Joanne Finn looks at the latest fine imposed on search giant Google and how such decisions are affecting market regulation.

Published 26 March 2019

Dublin property prices down by average of €7,500

Property prices in Dublin city have decreased by an average of €7,500 in the first three months of the year as mortgage finance rules bite, the REA Average House Price Index has found.

Published 26 March 2019

Cabinet to finalise divorce referendum wording

The Cabinet is to finalise the wording of the divorce referendum, to be held in May.

Published 26 March 2019

England: Lawyers reprimanded and told to pay compensation for using transgender client's birth name

Lawyers have been reprimanded for using a transgender client's birth name when advising them on a discrimination claim.

Published 26 March 2019

UK among most egregious violaters of European employment rights charter

The UK is in significant violation of the provisions of a European employment charter as a result of offering an inadequate minimum wage and failing to provide workers with legal guarantees to ensure they are remunerated for overtime.

Published 26 March 2019

And finally... toy soldiers

An army rifleman was reprimanded after going on a killing spree – in a virtual battlefield.

Published 26 March 2019

Brexit discussion chaired by Mr Justice Murray launches new moot appeal court for Limerick law students

Mr Justice John Murray joined other leading legal figures to discuss the impact of Brexit on Ireland at an event marking the launch of a new moot appeal court at the University of Limerick (UL).

Published 25 March 2019

Flanagan welcomes new fraud figures as evidence of Government's success

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has welcomed new figures showing a rise in recorded fraud offences as evidence of the success of the Government's anti-fraud strategy.

Published 25 March 2019

Eversheds Sutherland advises on first Irish social housing PPP project

Eversheds Sutherland acted as the legal adviser on Ireland's first social housing public private partnership (PPP) project.

Published 25 March 2019