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Stalking and non-fatal strangulation have become standalone criminal offences following the commencement of a wide-ranging law which also increases the maximum sentence for various offences and introduces new protections for victims. Almost all of the Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act

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Former RDJ managing partner Richard Martin has been appointed as an adjunct professor of law at University College Cork. Mr Martin remains a partner at RDJ, which he led from 2012 to 2022, during which time the firm expanded from its bases in Cork and Galway into Dublin and now employs 270 people.

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Officials in Iran have arrested a prominent lawyer at the funeral of a teenage girl who died during an incident on the Tehran metro involving the country's morality police. Human right defender Nasrin Sotoudeh was taken in by authorities during the burial of 17-year-old Armita Garavand.

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Police are on the look-out for a large quantity of bull semen stolen from a Co Tyrone farm. Two artificial insemination tanks with a "significant value" were taken from the farm near Clogher the weekend before last.

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Dillon Eustace LLP has promoted Laura Goonan and Hannah Fenlon to partners in its asset management and investment funds practice in Dublin. Ms Goonan advises a wide variety of investment funds, investment managers, fund management companies and other service providers in the asset management sector

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Global law firm K&L Gates LLP has appointed Hazel Doyle as a partner in its asset management and investment funds (AMIF) practice in Dublin. Ms Doyle, who joins from Arthur Cox LLP, has more than a decade of experience in the funds industry, with her practice covering the full spectrum of adviso

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Criminal barristers in Northern Ireland are to stage a one-day strike on Friday 17 November 2023 in an escalating dispute over delays in legal aid payments. The Criminal Bar Association (CBA) previously balloted members on a withdrawal of services in response to “unprecedented and worsening&rd

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