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Dr Vicky Conway calls on the government to take urgent action to secure the rights of criminal suspects. The shocking treatment of Joanne Hayes and her family by gardaí was back in the spotlight this week, with allegations of garda brutality, forced confession and fabricated statements laid b

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Coming from a legal family, Stuart Gilhooly SC, partner with HJ Ward & Co in Dublin, says it was always at the back of his mind that he was likely to pursue a career in that profession. But that didn't stop him from considering other options, in particular journalism when he was a young person w

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Benjamin Bestgen takes a philosophical look at corruption. In November 2021, Prime Minister Boris Johnson felt the need to tell the world’s media at the COP26 conference that the UK was not remotely a corrupt country. The PM took this step as both he personally and his Tory party are, not for

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William Fry partner Richard Breen examines a recent High Court judgment which departed from the normal measure of costs. In a recent ex tempore judgment in a landlord and tenant dispute (Dipcot Holdings Ltd v Euro General Unreported, ex tempore, High Court, O’Hanlon J., 28 June 2021) the High

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School was such a positive experience for Jenny Moore, employment lawyer with Danske Bank UK in Belfast, that she didn't want to leave an educational setting. Becoming a teacher was the career path she thought she would choose from a young age. But that was only after she decided to take an academic

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Lisa Bryson, employment partner at Eversheds Sutherland in Belfast, argues that the "people factor" will be key to corporate climate action. As the curtain fell on COP26 last month, many were left speculating what the conference meant for them. The Glasgow Climate Pact, while making advances in the

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During the decades that Keith Walsh has been practising family law, the world in which he operates has undergone a period of seismic change. When he joined the Legal Aid Board in Dublin as a clerk in 1998, divorce was virtually unheard of in the country – and it tended to come with a sense of

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