The Belfast solicitor who owns a 340-year-old tablecloth that was presented to the Prince of Orange in 1675 has said it belongs in Northern Ireland. Solicitor Sam Wilson told the Belfast News Letter that he turned away the Rikjsmuseum in Amsterdam and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London after b
The High Court in Dublin has found that Dunnes Stores’ application for the judicial review of a retention permission granted by An Bord Pleanála amounted to an ‘abuse of process’, as the primary aim of the application was not to challenge the permission’s legality, but to secure an advantag
Bryan Bourke, managing partner at William Fry San Francisco is set to host the third US office of Dublin-based firm William Fry from early next year, the firm announced today.
A former solicitor who admitted theft, fraud and forgery offences worth a total loss of more than €300,000 has been jailed for four years with two suspended. Judge Sean Ó Donnabháin, sitting in Cork Circuit Court, told Mark Cronin, formerly of Cronin Mungovan Solicitors in Macroom, that it was n
The president of the District Court has hit out at media outlets for carrying "inaccurate, incorrect, unbalanced and incomplete" reports on road traffic cases. The remarks, thought to refer to widespread reports indicating only 40 per cent of drink driving cases before District Court judges led to c
One in three of Ireland's top 20 law firms were the subject of cyber attacks in the last 12 months, according to a major report by Smith & Williamson. The accountancy firm's Survey of Irish Law Firms 2015/16 report found that one in five of all Irish law firms had reported attempted or successfu
Michael Lowry Ex-government minister Michael Lowry has lodged papers for two new High Court proceedings connected to the 2011 Moriarty Tribunal, The Irish Times reports.
Pádraig Ó Muirigh of Ó Muirigh Solicitors Ian Paisley MP is set to make a charitable donation as part of a libel settlement with Martina Anderson MEP, the High Court in Belfast has heard.
King's Inns has announced a new advanced diploma course on The Democratic Process and Electoral Law which is set to commence in January 2016. The course, billed as "the first of its kind in Ireland", is designed to enable participants to navigate the complexities of Ireland's electoral and parliamen
Dr Delia Ferri Dr Delia Ferri, a lecturer at Maynooth University Department of Law, has been appointed as an affiliated researcher of the Dirpolis Institute of Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna in Pisa, Italy.
The Court of Appeal has found that the High Court incorrectly granted itself jurisdiction under the Guardianship of Infants Act 1964 when ordering a father to make additional payments to the mother of his children to cover her legal fees in an ongoing legal dispute over the maintenance of their chil
Brian Keegan, director of taxation at CAI Chartered Accountants Ireland (CAI) has warned the Government that plans to freeze property tax in Ireland could potentially be challenged in court.
Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe Gardaí will be equipped with new drug testing machines next year in a bid to crack down on drug driving, Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe has said.
Chief Commissioner Les Allamby The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC) will today take over as chair of the Commonwealth Forum of National Human Rights Institutions.