Law Centre (NI) successfully appealed an Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit case for a client who suffered from asbestosis as a result of exposure to asbestos in previous employment. The client received £1,054 in arrears and is now entitled to an additional weekly payment of £16.80 until his
Ciarán Moynagh A legal challenge to the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Criminal Justice and Support for Victims) Act (Northern Ireland) 2015 was adjourned until Tuesday 26 April at a hearing in Belfast this morning.
Thomson Reuters has announced it will sponsor the International Advocacy Training Conference in Belfast from 18-19 April 2016. The International Advocacy Training Council (IATC) and The Bar of Northern Ireland confirmed that Thomson Reuters will be a "diamond sponsor" of the landmark event.
A new report by Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland (CJI) has recommended legislative reform to allow custody officers to release young people from police custody into other suitable accommodation. The Police Custody report examines the standards and conditions of police custody arrangement
A solicitor firm has been found to have breached its duty to inform a mortgage provider of the true nature of a property transaction between a man and a company solely owned by him. However, the High Court of Justice found that the plaintiffs had failed to demonstrate causation between that failure
A 15-year old schoolboy from Co Antrim has dropped a claim for damages against Google, the High Court in Belfast has heard. At a brief hearing yesterday, lawyers for the boy said he no longer wanted to sue the search engine giant for negligence.
Alastair Ross MLA, chair of the committee MLAs yesterday welcomed a report by the Northern Ireland Assembly's Justice Committee exploring opportunities for collaboration and innovation in the justice system.
Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland, Sir Declan Morgan The Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland, Sir Declan Morgan, has said a new legacy inquest unit could be set up by September if funds are made available by the Secretary of State Theresa Villiers.