A networking event hosted by QUB Women in Law brought together students starting their legal journey and women from various sectors of law to share their experiences and learn from each other. Dame Siobhan Keegan delivered the keynote speech at last week's event, sharing her journey to becoming the
Dr Mary Tumelty has been reappointed to the Health and Social Care Professionals Council within multi-profession health regulator CORU. Dr Tumelty is a law lecturer at University College Cork (UCC), where her research interests include medical law, patient safety and alternative dispute resolution.
UCD's alumni community will tomorrow mark International Women's Day with a webinar recalling the long road to the introduction of Ireland's gender recognition law in 2015. Dr Joe McGrath, vice-principal for equality, diversity and inclusion at UCD College of Social Sciences and Law, will host a conv
Professor Anne-Marie McAlinden, professor of law and criminal justice at Queen's University Belfast, has been conferred as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. The Academy is the representative body for social sciences in the UK and, as such, links with the government, produces its own policy
Dublin City University (DCU) has awarded honorary doctorates to Good Friday Agreement signatories Bertie Ahern and Professor Monica McWilliams. The former Taoiseach and the co-founder of the Northern Ireland Women's Coalition were both conferred the award of Doctor of Philosophy (Honoris Causa).
The Trinity College Law Review (TCLR) and Trinity College Law Gazette (The Eagle) will this month host a collaborative webinar on ‘Housing and Home’ with Professor Lorna Fox-O’Mahony and Professor Jessie Hohmann. This event, which forms part of the Distinguished Speaker Series for
Researchers from Maynooth University School of Law and Criminology are set to study the barriers to employment for individuals with previous convictions. Dr Joe Garrihy and Dr Ciara Bracken-Roche will work with the Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT) on the "Working With Conviction" project, which will
Northern Ireland has seen the UK's greatest increase in women applying to study law over the last three years, according to new figures. Over the last three years, female applications to all law courses in the UK have risen by 13 per cent. Last year, female applications reached triple figures for th
Matheson has announced the 2023 launch of the Tim Scanlon Corporate Law Bursary, which honours late Matheson partner and former chairperson Tim Scanlon. Now in its second year, the bursary is delivered as part of Matheson's impactful business programme and is open to undergraduate and postgraduate l
Human rights law academic Dr Aoife Daly has been granted nearly €2 million to analyse how young climate activists are claiming and asserting their rights under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Dr Daly, a law lecturer at University College Cork (UCC) specialising in children's right
Women are able to recall details of sexual assault and rape with accuracy, even if they have drunk — or expected to drink — moderate amounts of alcohol, a new study claims. A study conducted at the University of Birmingham found that women who had drunk alcohol up to the legal limit for
Solicitors have been invited to participate in a research project examining Irish solicitors' knowledge and use of mediation. Bill Holohan SC, partner at Holohan Lane LLP in Cork, is conducting the research as part of his doctorate study at Northumbria University.
Children with experience of surrogacy are "in favour of legal reforms", according to a new study led by the University of Leicester. Using a combination of age-appropriate methods, including a "unique set of playing cards", researchers have drawn out their views on topics that included how the legal
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
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