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Dentons pushes back Dublin launch to September

Global law firm Dentons will not open its new Dublin office until September as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 10 July 2020

Government to appeal High Court ruling on sectoral employment orders

The government has said it will appeal a High Court judgment striking down the law providing for sectoral employment orders (SEOs) setting out minimum pay and conditions for certain workers.

Published 10 July 2020

Maura Butler appointed to lead review of sex purchase ban

Solicitor Maura Butler has been appointed to lead a review of the law criminalising the purchase of sex three years after it came into effect.

Published 10 July 2020

Double appointment at Maynooth Department of Law

Maynooth University has appointed Dr Avril Brandon and Dr Cian Ó Concubhair as assistant professors in the Department of Law.

Published 10 July 2020

Dáil committee to investigate TD's criticism of judge

A TD who singled out a High Court judge for criticism after a high-profile employment law ruling is facing an investigation from a Dáil committee.

Published 10 July 2020

Further redundancies at DWF

Global legal business DWF is in the early stages of a consultation process on its UK business, which is understood to put between 15 and 18 positions at risk.

Published 10 July 2020

Brother of schoolgirl shot in 1976 calls for independent investigation

The family of a 12-year-old schoolgirl killed by the British Army in 1976 has called for an independent investigation into the death.

Published 10 July 2020

Visa waiver programme suspended due to UK's COVID-19 'divergence' from Ireland

The visa waiver programme allowing people visiting the UK on short stay visas to travel to Ireland has been temporarily suspended because of a "divergence in approach" to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 10 July 2020

Report: Majority of lawyers feel their managers are not looking out for them

The majority of lawyers feel their manager is not looking out for them, according to a new report.

Published 10 July 2020

US: Supreme Court rules Trump does not have immunity in financial records case

The president of the United States is not immune from local criminal investigations, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) has ruled in a high-profile case concerning President Donald Trump's financial records.

Published 10 July 2020

And finally... mirage

Opinion pieces in reputable publications that are favourable to the United Arab Emirates have allegedly been penned by non-existent authors.

Published 10 July 2020

Supreme Court: ESB found negligent for UCC flood damage

The Supreme Court has found that the Electricity Supply Board (ESB) was guilty of negligence in relation to the extensive flood damage to University College Cork (UCC) in 2009.

Published 9 July 2020

Pierse McCarthy Lucey Solicitors LLP promotes Alex Hoffman to partner

Tralee firm Pierse McCarthy Lucey Solicitors LLP has announced the promotion of Alex Hoffman to partner in the firm.

Published 9 July 2020

Connellan Solicitors LLP promotes Brendan Noone to partner

Longford firm Connellan Solicitors LLP has announced the promotion of Brendan Noone to partner in the firm.

Published 9 July 2020

Reforms to sex offence trials to be fully implemented by 2022

The full implementation of Sir John Gillen's recommendations for improving serious sexual offence trials in Northern Ireland will be complete by the end of 2022 under a plan published today.

Published 9 July 2020