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UCD Sutherland School of Law has welcomed Dr Nikolaos Pitsos as its new Ronan Harty Newman Fellow. Dr Pitsos joins UCD from International Hellenic University (IHU) in Thessaloniki, Greece. He is a member of the Athens Bar Association and an expert in antitrust and energy law.

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Queen's University Belfast law graduate Aine Doyle has been awarded the Lord Kerr Bar Scholarship for 2023/24. The award will cover the fees of the one-year bar trainee course at the Institute of Professional Legal Studies (IPLS), amounting to £10,400.

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Anna Thompson and Katie Kennedy from the Institute of Professional Legal Studies (IPLS) have won the Northern Ireland regional heat of the 2024 Client Consultation Competition. The pair, coached by Stuart Harper, went head-to-head with Erika Lim and Amy Hanna from Queen's University Belfast, coached

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Researchers north and south of the border have launched a new network to connect those working on sexual violence across the island of Ireland. The All-Ireland Network on Sexual Violence Research (AINSVR) is a collaboration between Queen's University Belfast and the University of Limerick, led by Dr

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Professor Aisling Swaine has joined UCD Sutherland School of Law from the UCD School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice. She was last year awarded a European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant of €2 million to lead ‘GENCOERCTRL’, a project examining women’

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The Irish Legal History Society (ILHS) is inviting submissions to its annual student essay competition, with a €250 prize up for grabs. Now in its third year, the essay competition is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students — in Ireland or abroad — and seeks to encourage and

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Lawyers are being sought for research into the legal framework governing previous sexual history evidence in serious sexual offences trials. Dr Sinéad Ring of Maynooth University School of Law and Criminology is in the recruitment phase of the research and looking for lawyer participants.

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Researchers are seeking to survey parents who have experience of the Irish family law system in situations of domestic violence and abuse. The research study, being undertaken by Trinity College Dublin in collaboration with Women's Aid, is said to be the first study which specifically seeks both adu

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Human rights expert Professor Colin Harvey has been appointed to the scientific committee of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA). Professor Harvey is a director of the Human Rights Centre at Queen's University Belfast and a commissioner of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commi

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Queen's University Belfast School of Law has congratulated Sarah Hair on her graduation with six prestigious prizes. Ms Hair, the top student in her LLB class, has been awarded the McKane Medal, the Oxford University Press Law Prize, the Rory Conaghan Cup and Prize (jointly), the Lord Lowry Prize, t

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Midlands firm Tormeys Solicitors LLP has presented its annual Barra Flynn Memorial Scholarship awards to local Leaving Cert students going on to study law. For 31 years, the firm has provided an annual scholarship to students from the Athlone, Moate, Ferbane, Ballymahon, Roscommon, Ballinasloe and T

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UCC law students Caitlin Ong and Chidindu Ukah have each been awarded a diversity scholarship worth €5,000 and a work placement opportunity with RDJ. The RDJ Diversity Scholarship, which commenced in 2021, supports students from ethnically diverse backgrounds studying law at UCC, with the aim o

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