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Shannons Solicitors appoints barrister Orla Martyn to head immigration law department

Co Dublin firm Shannons Solicitors has announced the appointment of barrister Orla Martyn to head the firm's new immigration law department.

Published 23 August 2019

Landmark report on Public Services Card to go unpublished for another week

The Data Protection Commission's landmark report on the Public Services Card (PSC) will not be published for at least another week.

Published 23 August 2019

Road safety watchdog concerned over Garda 'downgrading of road safety'

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has called for an urgent meeting with Garda Commissioner Drew Harris over what it views as the "downgrading of road safety" in his restructuring plans.

Published 23 August 2019

Law graduate Cathy O'Neill receives Starr Foundation Scholarship in Irish first

Law graduate Cathy O'Neill has become the first student in Ireland to receive the prestigious Starr Foundation Scholarship and study international law at the University of St. Gallen.

Published 23 August 2019

Government report recommends legalising e-scooters

Electric scooters should be made legal to use on Irish roads, a Government report has recommended.

Published 23 August 2019

Lisa Bryson: 'Ending free movement' – what is changing?

Lisa Bryson, partner and head of employment at Eversheds Sutherland in Belfast, considers the meaning of Priti Patel's recent announcement on free movement.

Published 23 August 2019

Beauchamps housing team recognised with public sector award

The specialised housing team at Beauchamps has won recognition at the Public Sector Magazine Excellence in Business Awards 2019.

Published 23 August 2019

Arthur Cox trainees return to Ireland after 10-day trip to Zambia

Two dozen Arthur Cox trainees have returned to Ireland after spending ten days helping to build a radio school in the remote village of Sintemba in southern Zambia.

Published 23 August 2019

Mary Robinson's speech to women lawyers now online

Former President Mary Robinson's speech to the Irish Women Lawyers Association (IWLA) AGM has been published online.

Published 23 August 2019

And finally... head cases

Two people suspected of stealing the heads of an apostle and an Irish sportsman from the National Wax Museum have been arrested and charged.

Published 23 August 2019

No-deal Brexit would have serious consequences for victims and witnesses of crime

A no-deal Brexit would disrupt cross-border police co-operation on the island of Ireland, with serious consequences for victims and witnesses of crime, researchers have warned.

Published 22 August 2019

MKB Law appoints three trainee solicitors

Belfast firm MKB Law has announced the appointment of Ruari Maguire, Mollie Thompson and Aoife Hegarty as trainee solicitors.

Published 22 August 2019

Landmark restructuring of An Garda Síochána will 'reduce bureaucracy'

The landmark restructuring of An Garda Síochána announced today will "reduce bureaucracy" and lead to a "more agile and responsive police service", Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has said.

Published 22 August 2019

Government criticised for pushing ahead with PSC scheme a year after interim DPC report

Civil liberties campaigners have criticised the Government for pushing ahead with the roll-out of the Public Services Card (PSC) despite receiving a critical interim report from the Data Protection Commission (DPC) over a year ago.

Published 22 August 2019

Irish businesses exposed to Brexit are putting themselves at risk over foreign currency

Several Irish companies which deal in foreign currency are putting themselves at financial risk due to a lack of appropriate hedging in their organisations, according to the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants Ireland.

Published 22 August 2019