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A former solicitor jailed for stealing €260,000 from her clients has seen her 12-month prison sentence halved on appeal. Mr Justice George Birmingham, giving judgment in the Court of Appeal, said the sentence for Jacqueline Durcan, 47, could have been less than 12 months.

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Irish prisoners received a total of almost €3 million in daily allowances last year, according to the Irish Prison Service. The figures were released to The Irish Times following a Freedom of Information (FOI) request from the newspaper.

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Pictured (l-r): Sarah Field, Stephen O'Flynn and Mary Hassan Dublin firm KOD Lyons has welcomed trainees Sarah Field, Stephen O'Flynn and Mary Hassan to its team.

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Richard Martin, managing partner at Ronan Daly Jermyn Cork solicitor firm Ronan Daly Jermyn has been named as a finalist in the Large category at the Cork Chamber of Commerce Company of the Year Awards.

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A private member's bill to reform Ireland's "archaic" laws on consumer insurance contracts has been laid before TDs. Sinn Féin TD Pearse Doherty (pictured) said his Consumer Insurance Contracts Bill 2017 represents "a major modernisation of insurance contract law in Ireland", based on a 2015 report

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Brexit represents "opportunity" for Commonwealth lawyers, according to the president of the Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA). Alexander Ward, speaking to Irish Legal News, said he was not concerned about the administration of justice after Britain's exit from the European Union.

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