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The Supreme Court has made orders under s.3 of the Legal Practitioners (Ireland) Act 1876, enabling a firm of solicitors to claim their fees from the award granted to a client despite the argument that a prior security existed over the award. The firm of solicitors, Matheson, had represented Lett an

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New analysis shows that an 8,000 jobs boost follows each one per cent growth in legal services; that £379 million is added to the economy for every one per cent growth in the UK legal services sector and that the sector grew by eight per cent from 2014 to 2015. The first ever investigation of the w

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From left to right: Kate Kenneally and Sarah Browne Two associate solicitors at LK Shields will travel to Haiti next month to participate in the Haiti Build Week.

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A&L Goodbody has won two European accolades at the Managing Partners' Forum (MPF) Awards 2016. The Irish law firm was recognised in the category of Best Community Engagement for its Dublin literacy programme and Best Use of Business Systems for developing a bespoke business bid platform.

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A record number of people were sent to prison in 2015, according to new figures from the Irish Prison Service. There were a total of 17,420 prison committals last year, topping a previous record of 17,319 in 2011, with 9,800 of the committals related to non-payment of court fines.

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Portuguese workers who were illegally underpaid for their work on an Irish road project have been awarded €1.5 million in damages. Mr Justice David Keane, sitting in the High Court in Dublin, ruled that 27 Portuguese workers are entitled to recover damages over breach of their employment contracts

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Sabine Walsh, president of the MII The Mediators' Institute of Ireland (MII) has proposed the use of independent facilitation services to support the process of forming a Government.

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A European inquiry into the e-commerce sector has found that widespread geo-blocking could be in breach of EU antitrust rules in some cases. The European Commission has published its initial findings from research conducted as part of an ongoing antitrust sector inquiry launched last year into the e

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