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Criminal defence solicitors are set to join their barrister colleagues on picket lines next week as part of a dispute over legal aid fees. The Criminal Bar Association (CBA) yesterday confirmed following a ballot of 2,500 members across England and Wales that it will pursue "the highest form of esca

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Ukraine has become the 36th state to ratify the Istanbul Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence. The war-torn country's parliament yesterday voted by 259-8 to ratify the Convention, a treaty of the Council of Europe which Ukraine signed in 2011.

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Lawyers have been encouraged to join Dublin Pride 2022 to continue "the fight for equality and justice" in Ireland and across the world. The OUTLaw Network, which brings together LGBT+ people and allies in the Irish legal sector, will participate in the march through Dublin city centre this Saturday

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A trainee police officer who drew a red line on his Covid test to get time off work breached police standards, a tribunal has ruled. Ahmed Anwari used a red pen to manually alter his lateral flow test result before sending a photograph to Lancashire Constabulary.

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Former chief justice Susan Denham has been conferred with an honorary degree by Trinity College Dublin. The degree, Trinity’s highest honour, was awarded by Chancellor Dr Mary McAleese on Friday in a ceremony conducted in Latin in the historic Public Theatre.

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The Dye & Durham Irish Law Awards 2022 are now open for nominations until the end of July. The awards acknowledge excellence and recognise the outstanding achievements and exemplary practices of leading law firms, legal practitioners and in-house legal teams across Ireland.

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Criminal law barristers have overwhelmingly voted to strike as part of their legal aid dispute with the UK government. Following a ballot of 2,500 members, the Criminal Bar Association (CBA) said it would pursue "the highest form of escalation", consisting of "days of action combined with both no re

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Hundreds of kilograms of cocaine have been turned over to police by baffled supermarket workers after being discovered in shipments of bananas from Colombia. The drugs – totalling around 998 kilograms, worth nearly £70 million – were mistakenly delivered to a number of Czech superm

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