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A family lawyer seeking election to the European Parliament has criticised plans to move divorce, judicial separation and cohabitation proceedings to the District Court. Cynthia Ní Mhurchú, a practising barrister who is running as a Fianna Fáil candidate for the Ireland South co

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Arrest warrants for Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Hamas leaders are among those being sought by the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC). In a landmark statement today, Karim Khan KC confirmed that he is applying to the court for arrest warrants for Netanyahu an

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McCann FitzGerald has continued its support of one of The Ireland Funds' flagship events in London. The organisation's annual City of London fundraising lunch took place on Friday at the Mansion House, with the Irish government's minister for public expenditure and reform, Paschal Donohoe, deliverin

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Belfast lawyer Chris Ross, managing partner of McKees, is to complete a gruelling 400-kilometre off-road run in aid of Young Social Innovators and Positive Steps Outdoors. Mr Ross will be joined by Roger Warnock, chief executive of Young Social Innovators, and Alan Elwood, founder of Positive Steps

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Whitney Moore joint managing partner Emma Richmond has been appointed to the board of directors of Meritas, an international network of independent law firms. Ms Richmond was chosen from over 8,400 attorneys in the Meritas member network and will serve a three-year term alongside six distinguished l

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Courts in England and Wales could make wearing wigs optional for barristers. The judiciary is poised to update its court dress code in the wake of complaints by some barristers that headpieces discriminate againt people with Afro-Caribbean hair.

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A legislator attempted to prevent a bill from being passed by physically grabbing the papers and attempting to run away with them in dramatic scenes in Taiwan's parliament. The MP, who has been dubbed the "Bill Bandit", is seen fighting his way through a crowd of other lawmakers to remove the bill f

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A legal battle over access to UK government records relating to the 1974 Dublin-Monaghan bombings is set to continue, a lawyer representing the families of victims has said on the 50th anniversary of the attacks. Kevin Winters, solicitor and founding partner of Belfast firm KRW LAW LLP, welcomed "re

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International justice should not "get in the way" of achieving a sustainable ceasefire in Gaza and the international courts should not be used as a "proxy for geopolitics", the Attorney General for England and Wales has told a major legal conference. Victoria Prentis KC MP was speaking on the rule o

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