By Yvette Murphy LawCare marked World Mental Health Day yesterday and is proud to have joined the thousands of supporters worldwide who observe the programme, designed to draw attention to mental health and how it affects people’s lives.
Sinéad Carroll Sinéad Carroll, partner in the litigation department of Cantillons Solicitors in Cork, writes for Irish Legal News following criticism of the revised Book of Quantum from Insurance Ireland, which has called for international benchmarking of personal injury awards.
Churchill and Ireland Churchill’s close links to Ireland and his involvement in Irish politics have been somewhat underplayed in most biographies, a state of affairs that is remedied in Paul Bew’s concise but thorough book.
Our ideas of Paris during the war may well have been shaped from the film Casablanca. "Well, Rick, we’ll always have Paris…" Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) says. But I would doubt few, if any of us, would have paused to consider what Paris actually meant for those living there in the period of the Second
Conor Gearty The widely-respected Irish Professor of Human Rights Law at LSE, Conor Gearty, warns that the proposed repeal of the HRA poses a threat to the Belfast Agreement and that the European Convention on Human Rights will be the next target.
Scottish advocate Stephen O'Rourke is impressed with a new biography of the great barrister Marshall Hall. This life of ‘The Great Defender’ and Conservative MP Sir Edward Marshall Hall KC (1858-1927) is a fascinating read, beautifully written by another English silk, Sally Smith QC.