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FitzGerald Legal & Advisory managing partner Philip O'Leary appointed to Irish Banking Culture Board

Cork lawyer Philip O'Leary, managing partner at FitzGerald Legal & Advisory, has been appointed to the Irish Banking Culture Board (IBCB).

Published 18 April 2019

Judicial appointments bill fails to complete committee stage before Easter

The Government's embattled Judicial Appointments Commission Bill has not completed committee stage in the Seanad before Easter despite a bid to end the long-running parliamentary debate yesterday morning.

Published 18 April 2019

Bill to stop banks selling loans without borrowers' permission backed by FLAC

A bill which would stop banks from selling loans to investment funds without borrowers' permission has won backing from legal rights group FLAC.

Published 18 April 2019

Statistics on victims of serious crime published for first time

New statistics relating to the victims of serious reported crimes in Ireland has been published by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) for the first time.

Published 18 April 2019

Easter road safety campaign ramped up following 11 per cent increase in road fatalities

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána are set to launch their biggest Easter road safety campaign in years following an 11 per cent increase in road fatalities.

Published 18 April 2019

Roisin Harper: Revised personal injury damages of keen interest to insurers

Roisin Harper, associate at McKinty and Wright Solicitors, current NI regional representative for the Forum of Insurance Lawyers (FOIL) and past NI representative to Tomorrow’s FOIL, writes on the latest update to personal injury damages guidelines.

Published 18 April 2019

Retired Supreme Court justice says there is 'no moral obligation to obey the law'

A retired Supreme Court justice has said there is "no moral obligation to obey the law" in a major intervention over the legality of assisted suicide.

Published 18 April 2019

Controversial 'porn block' law to be implemented in July 2019

Controversial UK government plans to bring in the world's first age-verification system for online pornography are set to come into force in July.

Published 18 April 2019

England: Solicitor fails in £900,000 bid for damages over Facebook post

An English solicitor who said her professional reputation had been destroyed by a Facebook post has lost her £900,000 libel claim.

Published 18 April 2019

And finally... forgive me Father

An Orthodox priest in Russia has been relocated to a remote village in a bizarre act of punishment after his wife won a beauty pageant.

Published 18 April 2019

A&L Goodbody names Eileen Roberts as chair from May 2019

A&L Goodbody (ALG) has announced the appointment of Eileen Roberts as chair of the partnership from next month, succeeding current chair Catherine Duffy.

Published 17 April 2019

Arthur Cox appoints Eileen Burns as head of legal tech and innovation services group

Arthur Cox has announced the appointment of Eileen Burns as head of the firm's legal tech and innovation services group.

Published 17 April 2019

HHD Solicitors promotes litigation solicitor Caroline Dunlop to partner

Belfast firm Higgins Hollywood Deazley (HHD) Solicitors has announced the promotion of Caroline Dunlop to partner.

Published 17 April 2019

Davidson McDonnell appoints senior solicitor Rory Higgins

Belfast firm Davidson McDonnell Solicitors has announced the appointment of Rory Higgins as a senior solicitor.

Published 17 April 2019

Lawyer Claire Williams appointed to Utility Regulator

Lawyer Claire Williams has been appointed to the board of Northern Ireland's utility regulator for a seven-year term.

Published 17 April 2019