Hanna Fine Art is pleased to announce the forthcoming release of a rare and historic legal print hand-signed by the Rt Hon Dame Siobhan Keegan, Lady Chief Justice of Northern Ireland.
Legislation providing for the appointment of 24 additional judges this year and a further 20 judges in future has concluded its passage through the Oireachtas.
Lewis Silkin has promoted three employment lawyers in its Belfast office, with Kevin Gallagher becoming a managing associate while Amanda Espey and Jack Balmer have been promoted to senior associate. Mr Gallagher has extensive experience advising employers across a broad range of sectors in Northern
Business law firm Mason Hayes & Curran has announced the promotion of 11 new partners across key sectors in the firm. The new partners are Áine Quirke, Alan Burns, Aoiffe Moran, Ciara Deasy, Emer Shelly, Hannah Perry, Irene Nic Chárthaigh, Jay Sattin, Kady O'Connell, Mark McCabe an
Holmes has promoted Stephen Walker to partner in the firm's corporate team. Mr Walker joined Holmes in 2020 as of counsel, having previously spent over 14 years with Dublin law firm Whitney Moore, including eight years as its managing partner.
UK police are investigating up to 100 solicitors who they believe are "abusing" laws protecting trafficking victims and asylum seekers, according to reports. The National Crime Agency (NCA) is in the early stages of an operation responding to a purported increase in organised crime groups using the
Forced marriage "remains rife" in England and Wales in spite of legislation introduced more than 15 years ago in a bid to end the practice, new research shows. The research on Forced Marriage Protection Orders (FMPOs), a civil injunction designed to prevent forced marriages, uncovers the scale of th
An advert depicting Michaelangelo's naked statue of the biblical David has been banned from Glasgow's subway. The poster, advertising a local Italian restaurant, showed David with a slice of pizza photoshopped into his hand.
The Irish government is seeking to "pause" a proposed bill which would ban the State's sovereign development fund from investing in companies operating in illegal Israeli settlements in occupied Palestine. The Illegal Israeli Settlements Divestment Bill 2023, introduced by Sinn Féin TD John B
In-house lawyers will play a central role in their organisations' implementation of AI technologies and must keep up-to-date with technological and legal developments in the area, lawyers from William Fry have said. The law firm today hosted a masterclass for in-house counsels on the evolving landsc
Our regular round-up of deals involving Irish law firms. Submit your deals to firstname.lastname@example.org. Galway-based Nortev, a manufacturer of nebulisers for horses and companion animals, has been acquired by PARI, a German-headquartered manufacturer of medical devices and pharmaceuticals in the fiel
The new Maritime Area Regulatory Authority (MARA) will be established in July, the government has announced. After its establishment on 17 July 2023, the new agency will have responsibility for assessing applications for maritime area consents (MACs) which will be required before developers of offsh
Over 200 people participated in the Law Society of Northern Ireland's annual Legal Walk/Run this year, raising £4,400 for charity Include Youth.
Retired Northern Ireland civil servant Anthony Harbinson has been appointed to the Policing Authority. Mr Harbinson retired last year as permanent secretary of Northern Ireland's Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs.
Barrister Deirdre Malone has been appointed as director of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission. Ms Malone is a former global director within the legal policy team at Twitter. A graduate of Trinity College Dublin, she was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2006 and practised for sev