Queen's University Belfast School of Law has launched a new Global Intellectual Property and Technology Centre (G-IPTech) aimed at becoming a global hub of excellence for intellectual property and technology law. Professor Giancarlo Frosio has been appointed as director of the centre, an interdiscip
Alessandra Grosariu and Patricia O’Reilly have been named as the incoming editors-in-chief of Volume XXVII of the Trinity College Law Review, marking the first time that the position has been shared since the journal's foundation. The pair initially joined the journal as junior editorial board
Refugee and migration law expert Professor Cathryn Costello has been appointed as full professor of law at UCD Sutherland School of Law. Professor Costello is currently professor of fundamental rights and co-director of the Centre for Fundamental Rights at the Hertie School in Berlin, and Andrew W.
Ms Justice Úna Ní Raifeartaigh will join judicial colleagues from Ireland, Scotland and England in addressing an upcoming conference on the role of witnesses in the criminal justice system. Hosted by the University of Limerick, the conference on 22–23 June 2023 will provide a for
Caoilfhionn Gallagher KC has been appointed as an adjunct full professor in UCD Sutherland School of Law with effect from September 2023. Ms Gallagher is a prominent human rights lawyer from Ireland who practises as a barrister with Doughty Street Chambers in London. She is a specialist in human rig
University of Limerick students Benjamin Blackman, Hailey McLeod, Japnit Bhata, Harry Gribben and Kathleen Coll have won the Kate Fleming Memorial Mediation Competition. The competition, hosted by UL Law School, involves law and medical students working together in multi-disciplinary teams to settle
Matheson has partnered with University College Dublin (UCD) to launch a new Matheson Diversity in Law Newman Fellowship which aims to promote greater diversity within the legal profession. The fellowship will contribute to building research-based evidence in the field of access to legal education fo
Trainee solicitors Steven Scanlan, Andrea Whelton, Niamh Ferry and Sarah Courtney have emerged as winners of the 2023 Michael Peart Challenge Cup. Mr Scanlan, of RDJ, and Ms Whelton, Ms Ferry and Ms Courtney, all of Arthur Cox, represented the Law Society of Ireland at the competition in Belfast.
Trainee solicitors Mariah Donnelly and Doreen McCarthy have triumphed in the Brown Mosten International Client Consultation Competition. Ms Donnelly, of Michael Kelleher Solicitors, and Ms McCarthy, of A&L Goodbody, represented the Law Society at the competition in Maastricht University in the N
Law student Jack Canning has been named as winner of the inaugural Matheson Scholarship in Law Plus, awarded by Matheson in association with the University of Limerick (UL). Delivered as part of UL's 50ForFifty initiative — a celebration of UL's first 50 years — the annual scholarsh
Dr Evelyn Collins CBE, former chief executive of the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland, has been appointed as an honorary professor in Queen's University Belfast School of Law. Her expertise in equality law in Northern Ireland and across Europe aligns with the School's focus on human rights,
Tributes have been paid to Dr Albert Keating, a leading expert in Irish probate law, who has passed away at the age of 71 following a short illness. Dr Keating was born and raised in Cork City, educated at UCC and King’s Inns and was called to the Bar at the age of 21. Having practised for a f
Arthur Cox has announced the renewal of its legal scholarship programme in conjunction with University College Cork. The aim of the Arthur Cox UCC Law Scholarships is to support law students at University College Cork who face economic and societal barriers to participating fully in their studies. T
A two-day workshop on anti-LGTBQ hate crime is to take place at University College Dublin later this month as legislators consider plans for new hate crime legislation. The event, part of a project called 'Enabling Civil Society and Academia Collaboration in the Area of Anti-LGBTQ+ Hate Crime', will
Matheson, in association with Trinity College Dublin (TCD), has announced second year TCD law student, Brendan Giurgila, as the winner of the 2022 Cara Scholarship. Delivered as part of Matheson’s impactful business programme, and named in honour of late partner Cara O'Hagan, the annual schola