Northern Ireland

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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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Cleaver Fulton Rankin associate director Brendan Martyn has been appointed as the Northern Ireland trustee of the UK Environmental Law Association (UKELA). Mr Martyn, elected at UKELA's AGM last week, will succeed CFR chairperson and director Karen Blair, who has served in the post for the maximum t

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Children's rights expert Paddy Kelly has been appointed as the legally qualified commissioner to the Board of the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland (CCNI). Ms Kelly, a qualified barrister who also serves as director of the Children's Law Centre (CLC), has been appointed to the role for a five-

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Plans to establish a new joint "care and justice campus" for children and young people will go ahead after a consultation found broad support from the sector. More than 70 individuals and organisations responded to the consultation on proposals for a care and justice campus incorporating the existin

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