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.
Lawyers for a self-employed chef are challenging the UK government's criteria for access to the Covid-19 job retention scheme. Brian Donaldson, the former chef to the Northern Ireland football squad at the Euros in 2016, switched from employee status to become self-employed last year.
Christopher Stanley, litigation consultant at KRW LAW LLP, comments on the UK government's proposals to restrict judicial review in England and Wales. Apparent judicial over-reach or the exercise of excessive judicial power is the present scourge of some in the current British government.
Comedian Sil Fox has instructed KRW LAW LLP to bring proceedings against the State following the collapse of a sexual assault case brought against him. The criminal case against the 87-year-old was dismissed by a judge last month after CCTV footage contradicted the complainant's evidence.
A judicial review brought in response to a decision to reduce the number of inspections in care homes during the COVID-19 pandemic has been withdrawn following a U-turn by the Department of Health. Belfast firm KRW LAW LLP was instructed by Keith Gray, son of care home resident Briege Gray, to chall
The Bar Council of Ireland should be slapped with a €2 million bill and asked to pay market rent for the continued use of the Law Library building at the Four Courts or be evicted to make way for a family courts complex, a barrister has said. Eugenie Houston, a practising barrister "who is inde
Lawyers for an IRA man alleged to have been killed by a secretive British military unit have launched proceedings against the PSNI over his exclusion from a new investigation. Belfast firm KRW LAW LLP is representing the family of Daniel McAreavey, who was shot and killed in the Lower Falls in Octob
Belfast-based KRW LAW LLP has been shortlisted in a brand new category at the Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year (LALY) awards. The firm, headed by senior partner Kevin Winters, will compete with two other firms for the title of Regional Legal Aid Firm/Not-for-Profit.
Lawyers for a number of families with relatives in care homes across Northern Ireland have called for a statutory inquiry into the rate of coronavirus deaths in care homes. Belfast firm KRW LAW LLP has written to Health Minister Robin Swann on behalf of families alarmed by alleged failures in terms
Coroners in Northern Ireland should be allowed to investigate whether failures in the provision of personal protective equipment (PPE) have led to deaths, KRW LAW LLP has said. The Belfast-based human rights firm has written to the presiding coroner for Northern Ireland, Mrs Justice Siobhan Keegan,
Prominent Belfast solicitor Niall Murphy, who spent 16 days in an induced coma while battling coronavirus, has returned home after being treated for the illness. Mr Murphy, 43, is a partner at KRW LAW LLP and is known for his work as a criminal defence lawyer and in representing victims of state vio
Litigation is set to be brought against the decision not to carry out mass testing for coronavirus in Northern Ireland care homes. Belfast firm KRW LAW LLP is acting on behalf of Keith Gray, whose mother is a resident in a care home in Castlewellan, Co Down.
Prominent Belfast solicitor Niall Murphy was applauded by healthcare workers as he was wheeled out of intensive care following nearly two weeks of treatment for coronavirus. A video of the 43-year-old lawyer, a partner at KRW LAW LLP, leaving intensive care was posted on Twitter by Sinn Féin