Wattey Kemnay A woman who recently relocated to Belfast from Cambodia has been appointed as a legal executive at MKB Law.
A man who was born severely disabled as a result of incest has won the right to claim compensation. The Upper Tribunal ruled that Y, 28, whose mother was raped by her father, was eligible for compensation under the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme.
Home Secretary Theresa May Ahead of a showdown in the UK's House of Commons next week, Home Secretary Theresa May has made concessions over the so-called "Snoopers’ Charter", including a restriction on the use of mass surveillance.
The Sex Workers Alliance Ireland (SWAI) has reiterated its opposition to Government plans to criminalise the purchase of sex. Speaking to mark International Sex Workers Day, SWAI co-ordinator Kate McGrew said recent Amnesty International research had exposed "the dangers of the 'Nordic Model', which
The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL), has launched a campaign targeting cold callers. The “can the spam” campaign has the backing of lawyers and includes a short video encouraging the public to report cold callers. APIL president and managing partner of GLP Solicitors in Manchester
The High Court has refused five individuals’ request to revoke an agreement they made with the State to discontinue proceedings against it with regards to historical sex-abuse suffered in schools. Mr Justice Max Barrett, began by noting that the plaintiffs encountered three difficulties:
Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has announced new measures to tackle organised crime, including legislation to strengthen the powers of the Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB).
Eight "separated children", who came to Northern Ireland without their parents or legal guardian, have gone missing since 2005, a new BBC investigation has discovered. BBC Spotlight reports that eight separated children have gone missing between 2005 and 2014 and remain missing.
Belfast firm KRW Law has welcomed the decision to resume the inquests into the Birmingham pub bombings of 1974. Louise Hunt, the senior coroner for Birmingham and Solihull, said: "There is a wealth of evidence that still has not been heard - I have decided the inquest should resume."
The three-person panel appointed to develop an anti-paramilitarism strategy for Northern Ireland have presented their proposals to the Northern Ireland Executive, the Belfast Telegraph reports. The Independent Review Panel was created to fulfil a key commitment from cross-party talks last year.
A ban on wearing headscarves in companies may be admissible if it is based on a general company rule which prohibits political, philosophical and religious symbols from being worn visibly in the workplace to ensure religious and ideological neutrality, in the opinion of an advocate general of the Co
Dublin firm McCann FitzGerald has sponsored an essay competition and commissioned a new art installation as part of a partnership with UCD School of Law.
Mark Kelly, ICCL executive director The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) yesterday launched a new Know Your Rights guide for older people.
The High Court of Justice in Northern Ireland Chancery Division has granted the Attorney General leave to appeal a decision of the Charity Tribunal on a number of points of law. The Attorney General sought to appeal a decision of the Tribunal to remove Robert Crawford as a trustee of the charity, Th
A religious charity focussed on criminal justice issues has called on the Government to assign responsibility for 18-24-year-olds in the criminal justice system to Children's Minister Dr Katherine Zappone. The Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice made the recommendation as it launched a new report sh