The 25th edition of the Trinity College Law Review was launched by Mr Justice Peter Charleton of the Supreme Court at the prestigious student-run journal's first in-person event since 2019. In his remarks and foreword to the journal, Mr Justice Charleton raises a range of reforms he says are necessa
A first-of-its-kind summer festival has put the spotlight on how and why legal tech and legal operations are transforming in-house legal practice in Ireland. Hosted by Irish Tech General Counsel (ITGC), the free Legal TechOps Ireland event last Wednesday featured speakers including Alex Kelly, co-fo
A hardy team of lawyers from Dublin firm KOD Lyons have smashed their €4,000 fundraising target after completing the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle 2022. The five-man team of partner Matthew De Courcy, solicitors Eoghan O'Sullivan and Ken Breen, legal assistant Vincent Doherty and intern Cian O'Su
John McShane, partner and head of employment at McCartan Turkington Breen, has completed a gruelling triathlon in aid of charity. The Carrickfergus Castle Triathalon consists of a 750m sea swim, a 20km cycle and ends with a 5km run. Mr McShane undertook a rigorous training regime for several months
Beauchamps LLP has welcomed six interns as part of its summer internship programme. Conor Grogan, Jack Curtin, Isobel Davis, Lisa Cunney, Esme Honan and Hugh Black make up the first set of summer interns.
Over 1,000 legal professionals and their families and friends took part in the 24th annual Calcutta Run on Saturday. The fundraiser returned to the grounds of the Law Society of Ireland for the first time since 2019 as it aims to raise €300,000 for its partner charities, The Hope Foundation and
More than 35 trainees in Dublin-based William Fry LLP and Belfast-based Tughans this month took part in a joint learning programme in Dublin. Hosted at William Fry's offices, the inaugural event saw managing partners Owen O'Sullivan and Patrick Brown – of William Fry and Tughans respectively &
Sir Geoffrey Vos, the Master of the Rolls, was recently welcomed to Belfast as a keynote speaker at the Commonwealth Mediation Conference 2022. The conference was organised by the Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA) in partnership with the Law Society Mediation Service (LSMS) and provided a platf
Lawyers from across Europe were welcomed to Dublin for the 2022 plenary session of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) over the weekend. The Irish delegation to the CCBE comprised David Conlan Smyth SC, William Fry partner Cormac Little, Law Society president Michelle Ní Lo
Staff at Belfast-based KRW LAW LLP have presented a cheque for over £1,000 to suicide prevention charity Lighthouse. Two teams from the firm took part in the Belfast Marathon relay to raise funds for the "exceptional and worth charity".