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High Court: Decision to dismiss principal of national school was fundamentally flawed

A woman who worked as a school principal in a small national school for twenty years has been granted an order of certiorari, quashing the decision of the Board of Management to dismiss her.

Published 6 December 2019

A&L Goodbody congratulates first graduates of unique Masters programme

A&L Goodbody has congratulated its first partners and associates to graduate from the first-of-its-kind ALG Masters in the Business of Law.

Published 6 December 2019

Legislation criminalising travel abroad to join terror groups still at preliminary stage

Legislation making it a criminal offence to travel abroad to join a terrorist group has not moved beyond the preliminary stage over a year after an EU deadline, according to reports.

Published 6 December 2019

Edmund Honohan criticises Courts Service over failure to publish non-binding rulings

The Master of the High Court, Edmund Honohan SC, has criticised the Courts Service for not publishing his rulings on its website.

Published 6 December 2019

Tughans named Northern Ireland law firm of the year

Commercial law firm Tughans has been named Northern Ireland Law Firm of the Year by The Legal 500.

Published 6 December 2019

Arthur Cox named M&A Legal Adviser of the Year for Ireland

Arthur Cox has been named M&A Legal Adviser of the Year for Ireland at Mergermarket's European M&A Awards 2019 in London.

Published 6 December 2019

Scotland: SNP legal challenge to any refusal of indyref2 would 'likely fail'

A legal challenge by Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to the blocking of a second independence referendum would likely fail, according to a legal academic.

Published 6 December 2019

Irish Legal Heritage: A deathly premonition and the Felons Apprehension Act 1878

Edward “Ned” Kelly was a famous Irish-Australian bushranger and outlaw who was executed in November 1880. Part I and Part II of this series were published last month.

Published 6 December 2019

Rights watch

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

Published 6 December 2019

And finally... head case

A man with "CRIME PAYS" emblazoned in a tattoo across his forehead has been arrested again.

Published 6 December 2019

High Court: Clonmel Healthcare granted declaration that Merck’s Supplementary Protection Certificate was invalid

Clonmel Healthcare have been granted a declaration that a Supplementary Protection Certificate held by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp for a combination therapy for cholesterol was invalid.

Published 5 December 2019

Dublin partners appointed to global leadership of the Maples Group

Dublin partners Colm Rafferty and Karen Killalea have been appointed to the global management team of the Maples Group.

Published 5 December 2019

Bill proposes mandatory open disclosure of patient safety incidents

Proposed legislation providing for mandatory open disclosure of serious patient safety incidents has been published by Health Minister Simon Harris.

Published 5 December 2019

Stalled refugee bill would bring Ireland in line with international obligations

Stalled legislation on family reunification should be allowed to move forward in order for Ireland to meet its international obligations, a senator has said.

Published 5 December 2019

Legal and medical experts address packed conference on clinical negligence evidence

Legal and medical practitioners have addressed a packed-out conference in Belfast on the subject of expert evidence in clinical negligence cases.

Published 5 December 2019