Belfast-based KRW LAW LLP has secured a six-figure damages payout for a victim of historic abuse at a Newry grammar school. Tony Gribben was abused over 45 years ago by the late Malachy Finnegan, the former president of St Colman's College in the Diocese of Dromore.
Belfast-based KRW LAW LLP has welcomed four new paralegals across its civil, criminal and legacy departments. Jack Murphy joined the criminal defence team and will assist in specialist Crown Court, Magistrates' court and Court of Appeal defence cases.
A 92-year-old retired Garda sergeant has lodged proceedings with the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) in a pension parity dispute. KRW LAW LLP is representing Brendon Colvert, who will celebrate his 93rd birthday this July and is seeking equality of his monthly pension.
Belfast-based KRW LAW LLP has secured a second six-figure payout for Irish singer Dana after settling a libel case against the Sunday World. Solicitor Kevin Winters acted on behalf of the 1970 Eurovision winner in her action against Independent News & Media (INM) and Sunday Newspapers Ltd over a
A survivor of abuse at Rathgael and Lisnevin Training Schools has launched the first judicial review challenge against the Historical Institutional Abuse (HIA) redress board. KRW LAW LLP has lodged an application for judicial review with the High Court on behalf of Cyril Glass, a leader of the Survi
Belfast-based KRW LAW LLP has expanded its legacy department with the appointment of Padraig McIlkenny, who joins the practice from the community sector. Mr McIlkenny will assist in both the conflict and historical institutional abuse sectors of the team's work.
A Belfast-based member of the UK Labour Party has launched legal proceedings over the party's refusal to stand election candidates in Northern Ireland. Keith Gray, who wants to be a Labour candidate, has instructed KRW LAW LLP to challenge the party's long-standing position of only running in Great
Lawyers have called for a statutory public inquiry into mother and baby homes in Northern Ireland following the publication of new research. The Northern Ireland Executive yesterday promised a "full independent investigation" after publishing historical research it commissioned from a team of academ
Lawyers and rights campaigners have called for the establishment of a public inquiry into mother and baby homes in Northern Ireland. The Irish government yesterday published the final report of the Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Inquiry established in 2015, which looked at mother and baby homes
Lawyers for the families of two victims of the Belturbet bombing have called for transparency from the UK government in the wake of a new documentary about the 1972 atrocity. The families of 15-year-old victim Geraldine O'Reilly and 16-year-old victim Paddy Stanley took part in an RTÉ documen
Belfast-based KRW LAW LLP has announced a trio of promotions and leadership appointments. Solicitors Róise Fitzpatrick, Setanta Marley and Owen Beattie have each been promoted to associate.
The Public Prosecution Service's decision to direct no prosecution against four persons on allegations of perjury arising from the investigation known as Operation Kenova needs "immediate external, international and independent examination, as there are too many institutional vested interests e
Tyrone solicitor Colin McMenamin has joined KRW Law's civil team. Coming from a defence litigation and insurance background, Mr McMenamin will support the Belfast-based firm's evolving litigation practice.
A prominent crime reporter has lodged a complaint with the Police Ombudsman of Northern Ireland over the PSNI's alleged failure to investigate a threat against her newborn son. Patricia Devlin, an award-winning journalist who works for the Sunday World, received a Facebook message in October 2019 in
Belfast-based KRW Law LLP has celebrated a significant social media milestone after hitting 5,000 followers on Twitter. The human rights and criminal defence practice now has one of the largest Twitter followings of any law firm across Ireland.