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A much-delayed bill to improve protections for victims of sexual offences and trafficking has won Executive approval at the last possible moment – albeit with "the removal of some important clauses". Justice Minister Naomi Long has for months sought approval from the Northern Ireland Executive

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All drink driving offenders will have the opportunity to reduce their disqualification period by up to 25 per cent by completing a rehabilitation training course under a new law coming into force today. The Road Traffic (Amendment) Act (Northern Ireland) 2016 has been commenced with effect from Mond

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DWF has supported one of Northern Ireland's leading independent retail chains to weather the Covid-19 pandemic and even open new stores on the other side of it. Menarys recently completed an extensive review of its branch portfolio, which included the renegotiation of rents and restructuring of leas

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More than four in five people in Northern Ireland believe that the right to an adequate standard of physical and mental health should be protected in law through a Bill of Rights following the Covid-19 pandemic. New public polling commissioned in collaboration by Ulster University, Queen’s Uni

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Maghera firm Mallon & Co Solicitors has expanded its business by taking over Coleraine firm Rafferty & Boyle Solicitors. Joe Mallon, director and head of Mallon & Co, paid tribute to Paul Boyle and Fionnuala Boyle for a "very seamless transition".

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Justice Minister Naomi Long has said it is not yet too late to bring forward a delayed bill on widely-supported proposals to abolish the so-called "rough sex" defence, strengthen the law around image-based sexual abuse and widen the scope of the law on abuse of trust. The Justice (Miscellaneous) Pro

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The presiding coroner for Northern Ireland has identified eight inquests which will be progressed under year two of the Lord Chief Justice's five-year plan for legacy inquests, which has been delayed by the Covid-19 pandemic. In a statement today, Mr Justice David McFarland said: "The impact of the

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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.

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Intellectual property protection business Murgitroyd IP has appointed Belfast lawyer Joanne Lecky as managing director of its trade mark group. Ms Lecky has already been serving as interim managing director for trade marks prior to being confirmed for the permanent role.

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