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Sonya Bruen appointed as partner at Mason Hayes & Curran

Mason Hayes & Curran LLP has announced the appointment of Sonya Bruen as a partner in its health and prosecutions team.

Published 25 September 2020

Tully Rinckey welcomes Anna Butler as new associate

Tully Rinckey LLP has announced that Anna Butler has joined its Dublin office as an associate in the firm's real estate, immigration and litigation departments.

Published 25 September 2020

European Commission to appeal Apple tax ruling

The European Commission has decided to appeal a court ruling that US tech giant Apple did not receive illegal state aid from Ireland and does not have to pay €14 billion in back taxes.

Published 25 September 2020

Law Reform Commission calls for amended legislation to be made more accessible online

Amended legislation needs to be made more easily available online, according to a report by the Law Reform Commission.

Published 25 September 2020

Whistleblowing expert Dr Lauren Kierans joins Maynooth University

Dr Lauren Kierans, a qualified barrister and expert in whistleblowing law, has joined Maynooth University as a law lecturer.

Published 25 September 2020

Undercover police and MI5 agents to be permitted to commit crimes

Undercover police and MI5 agents will be given explicit permission in law to commit criminal offences under new legislation introduced by the UK government.

Published 25 September 2020

Voluntary assisted dying legislation to be debated next week

Legislation allowing for terminally ill people to seek assistance to end their own lives will be debated by TDs next week.

Published 25 September 2020

Solicitors invited to join online health and wellbeing classes

Solicitors in Northern Ireland have been invited to join online classes part of an initiative to promote their health and wellbeing.

Published 25 September 2020

TLT recognised for commitment to diversity and inclusion

UK law firm TLT has been recognised for its commitment to diversity and inclusion in Northern Ireland.

Published 25 September 2020

Georgia Dawson named first woman senior partner at Freshfields

Georgia Dawson has become the first woman senior partner of magic circle firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP.

Published 25 September 2020

England: Head of courts service apologises for disgraceful treatment of black barrister

The head of the courts service has apologised to a black barrister who was mistaken for a defendant three times in a single day at court.

Published 25 September 2020

Rights watch

A round-up of human rights stories from around the world.

Published 25 September 2020

And finally... shut the buck up

Rival rabbit breeders were left with broken ribs and bloodied noses after a prize rabbit show descended into chaos.

Published 25 September 2020

John Hickey appointed managing partner at Poe Kiely Hogan Lanigan

Kilkenny firm Poe Kiely Hogan Lanigan has announced the appointment of John Hickey as managing partner from next month.

Published 24 September 2020

Over dozen sex offence convictions set aside over legislative error

The Public Prosecution Service (PPS) has set aside the convictions of 15 individuals for certain sexual offences as a result of a legislative error which caused them to be invalid.

Published 24 September 2020