Judicial reviews of three planned court closures will proceed to a full hearing at the end of October, the High Court has ruled. Mr Justice Horner granted leave to seek a judicial review in all three applications.
Pictured (l-r): Gráinne Bryan, Barry Devereux & Karyn Harty McCann FitzGerald has announced the establishment of its “entirely new” Data Investigations Group, which will manage high-volume document review and reporting.
The Irish Council of Civil Liberties (ICCL) has today published a new report that "draws the line" between the right to freedom of religion and equality rights. Drawing the Line: Tackling Tensions Between Religious Freedom and Equality is published in partnership with the International Network of Ci
The rental and lending rights in respect of books also applies to electronic books according to an Advocate General of the European Court of Justice. In the view of Advocate General Szpunar, the lending of electronic books is comparable to the lending of traditional books, which means that the gener
A man who claimed entitlement to the Baronetcy of Stichill on the basis that DNA evidence put in doubt his rival’s claim has succeeded after the Board of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council found in his favour. Lord Hodge gave the opinion of the Board which also comprised Lord Neuberger, L
Brian O’Gorman, managing partner of Arthur Cox Arthur Cox took home three awards at the Euromoney Europe Women in Business Law awards ceremony in London for its efforts to ensure the advancement of women in the legal profession.
Ken Murphy, director general of the Law Society A record number of UK solicitors will have been admitted to practice in Ireland in the first six months of 2016 due to Brexit fears, the Law Society of Ireland has said.
Members of the legal profession have paid tribute to the late Judge Corinne Philpott QC, whose death was announced Friday. The death of 62-year-old Judge Philpott, a former Recorder of Londonderry and the incumbent Deputy Recorder of belfast, was announced at Londonderry Crown Court.
The revised Book of Quantum will recommend higher personal injury compensation awards for lower-level injuries and lower awards for more serious or permanent injuries, the Irish Independent reports. The paper claims that the new guidelines, to which judges must give regard, will include four or five
Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald will tomorrow propose giving motorists who miss fine deadlines the option of paying a "double fine" to avoid appearing in court, the Irish Independent reports.
Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald A report published in part by Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald recommends a series of measures to change the way investigations under the Garda Síochána Act 2005 take place after the death of Sergeant Michael Galvin.
Dr Colin Harvey, professor in human rights law at Queen's University Belfast, gives a constitutional perspective on the UK's referendum on EU membership in a new video published on YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_xbrx5UbhVg