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Dublin-based boutique law firm Eames Solicitors has merged into US-based Clark Hill, the firms have announced. The merger will see four solicitors join Clark Hill, including Eames Solicitors founder and managing partner Aidan Eames, bringing the number of solicitors in Clark Hill's Dublin office to

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There is a shortage of associates at London law firms, new figures show. Law firms advertised more than 2,300 jobs for associate-level positions between January and November last year, data from BCL Legal and Vacancysoft indicate. This was a 131 per cent increase on 2020.

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Lithuania has given a Guantanamo Bay detainee €100,000 in compensation after allowing the CIA to torture him at a site near the capital Vilnius. Abu Zubaydah's payout follows a ruling by the European Court of Human Rights, which found that the country had fallen foul of the European Convention

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A court has upheld the sacking of two police officers who ignored an ongoing robbery to continue playing Pokémon Go. Los Angeles police officers Louis Lozano and Eric Mitchell were recorded dismissing a call to assist with the robbery while boasting of catching rare Pokémon in the mobi

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Our regular round-up of deals involving Irish law firms. Submit your deals to newsdesk@irishlegal.com. ByrneWallace LLP has advised the European Circular Bioeconomy Fund (ECBF) on its recent investment of $7 million in Nuritas, a Dublin-based biotechnology company revolutionizing the discovery and d

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A Swansea law expert has been awarded €1.5 million to examine how public perceptions of deepfakes – AI-manipulated images, videos or audio – affect trust in user-generated evidence of human rights violations. Yvonne McDermott Rees, professor of law at the Hillary Rodham Clinton Scho

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An Italian mobster with a distinctive scar on his chin was caught after decades on the run when he was spotted on Google Street View. Police say they tracked down mafia killer Gioacchino Gammino in the Spanish town of Galapagar after he was snapped by Google cameras standing outside a grocery shop.

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Carers should be explicitly protected from discrimination in Ireland's equality laws, the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has said. In a submission to the government's review of equality laws, the rights body said the current "family status" ground set out in law does not capture and prot

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