Attorney General John Larkin QC Northern Ireland's Attorney General John Larkin QC has denied that access to same-sex marriage is a human rights issue, telling the High Court in Belfast that it is a matter of “pure social policy”.
Kenny Jacobs, CMO at Ryanair Budget airline Ryanair has launched legal action against Google and an online travel agency in a bid to block allegedly deceptive adverts from appearing on online searches for the airline.
Pictured (l-r): Pro Bono Choir carollers Joe Rice, Bobbie-Leigh Herdman BL, Jonathan Ireland, Tracey Fraser and David John Reid BL Members of Northern Ireland's legal profession were in festive spirits at yesterday's launch of the Pro Bono Choir's inaugural Christmas CD in the Royal Courts of Justic
The Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas (ICPO) has called on the Government to provide more support for Irish citizens returning to their home country after imprisonment overseas. In a new report titled A Step at a Time: The Resettlement Needs of Irish People Returning From Prison Overseas, the ICP
Figures released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) show that there is a greater concentration of recorded drug offences in Dublin city centre than anywhere else in the State. The centre of Ireland's capital accounts for four times the rate of recorded offences in problem areas outside Dublin, t
Chief Justice Susan Denham with Dr Carol Coulter, CCLRP Director, and Noeline Blackwell, FLAC Director General, at the launch of the final CCLRP report on cases where children are taken into state care. Photo by Derek Speirs The final report from the four-year Child Care Law Reporting Project (CCLR)
Grainne Teggart, campaign manager for Amnesty's My Body My Rights campaign Human rights organisation Amnesty International has welcomed yesterday's judgment that preventing access to abortion in the case of fatal foetal abnormality (FFA) and pregnancies as a result of sexual crimes is unlawful.
Bryan Bourke, managing partner of William Fry William Fry has announced the appointment of Paul Convery and Derek Hegarty as partners in the litigation and dispute resolution department, marking the firm's continued growth in 2015.
Ireland's leading commercial law firms have this month advised and worked on deals worth as much as $160 billion. Geoff Moore, partner at Arthur Cox, led a team advising global pharmaceutical company Allergan on its $160 billion merger with Pfizer Inc., assisted by corporate partners Chris McLaughli
Sue Conlan, CEO of the Irish Refugee Council The Irish Refugee Council (IRC) has warned Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald not to rush the International Protection Bill through the Oireachtas without “fully considering its impact”.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny Taoiseach Enda Kenny has told a high-level UN climate summit that new legislation to be passed before the upcoming general election will help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Ireland.
Education Minister John O'Dowd New legislation that creates a legal definition of bullying and new responsibilities for public authorities in a bid to crack down on bullying in schools has been introduced to the Northern Ireland Assembly.
The High Court in Northern Ireland has found that the outright ban on abortion breaches Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, in that it denies women and girls who are victims of rape and incest, as well as those suffering from fatal foetal abnormalities access to legal abortions. Th