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Law students Fallon Burns and Dariya-Mariya Petryshyn from Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) have triumphed in the regional heat of the Law Society of Northern Ireland’s Client Consultation Competition 2023. The competition, which has been successfully run by the Law Society over the last

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Dr John Stannard, a senior lecturer at Queen's University Belfast School of Law, has been awarded an awarded an OBE in the New Year Honours list for services to legal education. Born in East Anglia and brought up and educated in the north of England, Dr Stannard read law at the University of Oxford

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The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC) prize for the best Master's dissertation submitted to the Transitional Justice Institute (TJI) at Ulster University has been awarded to Fiona MacGregor. Ms MacGregor's dissertation, "Whose Rape is it Anyway?", explores UN responses to opportunisti

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Pearce Clancy, a PhD scholar at the Irish Centre for Human Rights in University of Galway School of Law, has been awarded the EJ Phelan Fellowship in International Law by the National University of Ireland. The Fellowship is awarded to one applicant every two years for an 18-month period in honour o

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Law students are more likely to misuse alcohol and have suicidal thoughts than their peers, according to a new study by researchers north and south of the border. A research paper produced by academics at Ulster University (UU), Atlantic Technological University (ATU) and Uppsala University explores

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Pictured (left–right): Méabh de Courcy MacDonnell, Robert O’Sullivan, Ms Justice Carmel Stewart, Mr Justice John McMenamin, Tom Casey and Hugh Joyce Three final year law students at UCD Sutherland School of Law comprised the winning team at The National Moot Court Competition 2022

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Pictured (L–R): Lady Chief Justice Dame Siobhan Keegan, Aoife Killackey and Maurece Hutchinson Law students Aoife Killackey, Bailey McCrindle and Caoimhe Ringland have received a prize – worth £3,000 – after achieving the highest marks in their tort law module at Queen’

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Law students Beth Hamill and Tom Dwan have triumphed in the final round of Trinity Law Society's annual senior mock trial. Last week's final saw the pair go head-to-head with Eoin Ryan and Fiona Stenson. All four finalists will now represent Trinity in an intervarsity competition with Cambridge Univ

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Ireland's National Moot Court Competition will this year take place in-person for the first time since the pandemic. Organised by DCU and sponsored by A&L Goodbody, the 13th annual competition will take place on Saturday 19 November at the Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin.

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Former State pathologist Dr Marie Cassidy has been presented with the Praeses Elit Award by Trinity College Law Society. The award was presented by Ruth Brady, auditor of the Law Society, at an event organised by secretary Eoin Ryan and sponsored by Arthur Cox LLP.

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Matheson has announced the 2022 launch of its Cara Scholarship, the firm's diversity and inclusion scholarship delivered in partnership with Trinity College Dublin (TCD). Named in honour of late Matheson partner Cara O'Hagan and delivered as part of Matheson's impactful business programme, the schol

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Queen's University Belfast has condemned "threatening and abusive commentary" aimed at human rights expert Professor Colin Harvey after he co-authored a report on Ireland's constitutional future. The university was criticised by unionist figures including DUP leader Sir Jeffrey Donaldson after its c

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Dr Łukasz Grzejdziak, the Ronan Harty Newman Fellow at UCD Sutherland School of Law, has been appointed as an international expert in a major training programme for Ukrainian judges. The training programme, organised with the National School of Judges of Ukraine, is funded by the European Union thr

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The Hibernian Law Journal is now accepting submissions to be considered for publication in Volume 22. The Journal is particularly interested in receiving articles examining domestic matters and will also consider those which discuss European or international law or other common law jurisdictions, wh

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