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The Law Society of Ireland has issued a warning that "Hamilton Douglas Legal" is not a regulated firm of solicitors in Ireland. A page on the company's website states: "We have one of the largest panel of solicitors, covering the whole of Ireland, and ready to assist you in making a No Win No Fee cl

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UK law firms' fees and profits are exceeding expectations this year, a report from PwC shows. Its 30th Law Firms’ Survey showed that just under three-quarters of firms reported an increase in fee income with 76 per cent seeing profit increases. The findings are consonant with the figures from

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A freezer containing 235 dormice to be eaten by the Mafia was discovered by police at a farm in Italy. The discovery at the site in Delianuova in Calabria, home to the ‘Ndrangheta mafia, was made by officers as they seized 730 illegal marijuana plants.

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Proposals for improved garda oversight are essential to the garda reform process and must not be watered down, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) will tell legislators this week. Doireann Ansbro, head of legal and policy for ICCL, will address the Oireachtas justice committee on Wednesday

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Scotland's prosecution service, the Crown Office, has paid out £35 million over its malicious prosecutions relating to Rangers FC, its accounts show. The 2020/21 accounts, laid before the Scottish Parliament last week, show that £40.5m of taxpayer money has so far been earmarked for Rang

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Hundreds of barristers have left the criminal courts since 2016, prompting fears of a shortage. Lawyers told The Times that low legal aid rates and delays caused by the pandemic have led to an exodus from the profession.

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Boutique human rights law firm Abbey Law has announced the appointment of Evelyn Larney as a partner. Ms Larney, who has over 11 years' experience as a solicitor specialising in immigration, international protection, and human rights law, joins existing partners Elizabeth Mitrow and Wendy Lyon, who

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