Feargal Brennan, head of ByrneWallace's corporate team ByrneWallace has been ranked as one of Ireland's top merger and acquisitions (M&A) legal advisers in the Experian MarketIQ UK and Republic of Ireland M&A Review 2016.
The sheriff's men raided a Kilkenny farm on Monday and rounded up a farmer's herd of cattle — rustling up a victory for the Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB). The confiscation by CAB officials of the 125-strong herd was ordered by the sheriff after Thomas McDonnell of Pollough, Skeoughvosteen, County K
Thomas “Slab” Murphy has been unsuccessful in challenging his conviction for failing to make Income Tax returns, with the Court of Appeal dismissing all 53 of his grounds of appeal in its lengthy judgment. Delivering the judgment of the three-judge Court, Mr Justice Seán Ryan, President of the
Plans to open a DLA Piper office in Dublin are at a “fairly advanced” stage, according to one of the global firm's senior partners. Juan Picon, senior partner of DLA Piper's international limited liability partnership (LLP), which covers the firm's non-US business, told Legal Week that opening a
Emily Logan, IHREC's chief commissioner Government restrictions on families of refugees in Ireland eligible for reunification with their loved ones, and the threats facing unaccompanied migrant children, will be discussed at a conference in Dublin tomorrow.
Life sentence prisoners released in 2016 served an average of 22 years in custody, up from 17 and a half in 2015, The Irish Times reports. Figures released by the Irish Prison Service show seven life sentence prisoners were released last year. A total of 352 life prisoners were in custody at the end
US Acting Attorney General Sally Yates US Acting Attorney General Sally Yates has been sacked by US President Donald Trump after refusing to defend a controversial executive order banning travel from seven Muslim-majority countries.
A man who was adjudicated bankrupt in December 2015 has had his bankruptcy extended by five years due to his “complete failure to co-operate with the bankruptcy process”. Ms Justice Caroline Costello ruled that the man, who would have been automatically discharged from bankruptcy in December 201
Lawyers will not be considered for appointment as judges if they canvass for elevation to the bench, the Irish Independent reports. The move will be included in the Government's Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2016.
Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire has come "perilously close to interfering in the rule of law", according to Northern Ireland's former Justice Minister David Ford. It comes after Mr Brokenshire, writing in the The Telegraph, referred to "the imbalance of the current system of legacy inve
The number of Irish mortgage approvals rose by 30.7 per cent over the year to December 2016, the Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) has said. The BPFI Mortgage Approvals Report reveals that a total of 3,144 mortgages were approved per month, on average, in the three months ending Decem