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The combined impact of the pandemic and increased financial pressure on individuals and households has exacerbated the "ongoing crisis of unmet legal need in this country", the head of legal rights group FLAC has warned. Writing in the foreword to FLAC's annual report for 2021, FLAC chief executive

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Eileen Roberts, a partner in A&L Goodbody's disputes & investigations practice, has been nominated by the Government for appointment as a judge of the High Court. Ms Roberts has been with ALG for over 30 years and served as the firm's chair between 2019-2022. She has represented clients in a

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The Lord Chief Justice, Lord Burnett of Maldon has been accused of tainting his independence by attempting to "intimidate" criminal barristers who are striking over legal aid. In a letter to the judge, more than 70 of the most experienced criminal lawyers in England and Wales objected to his message

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Greece’s state TV has been criticised for a segment showing viewers how to steal gasoline from cars as fuel prices rise sharply. “It’s not something terribly complicated … you don’t even need a special tube, even a hose for balconies will do,” station reporter Co

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Laws to hold senior bankers to account will be brought to Cabinet next week, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said after record fines of almost €100 million were issued to banks yesterday. Mr Donohoe said the penalty of €96.7m against AIB Group over its role in the tracker mortgage scandal

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A round-up of human rights stories from around the world. US has not fully investigated own role in Yemen rights abuses, watchdog finds

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Kennedys, which has an office in Belfast, has reported its highest ever revenue, £286 million, up eight per cent from £264m the previous year. The most significant growth came in North America, where revenue was up 24 per cent to £55m, following a continued growth period fed by wor

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The Google employee who was fired for claiming that the company's AI had become sentient has now said it has hired a lawyer. Blake Lemoine was suspended after telling the media that the tech giant's new AI, LaMDA, had achieved a breakthrough in consciousness.

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