Northern Ireland

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Barra McGrory QC has announced plans to step down as Northern Ireland's Director of Public Prosecutions in September 2017. Mr McGrory has informed Attorney General John Larkin QC of his decision, which will prompt a competition to appoint a successor.

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The final version of Labour's general election manifesto includes a watered-down pledge to work with the Northern Ireland Assembly on abortion. A leaked draft of the election manifesto had said: “Labour will continue to ensure a woman’s right to choose a safe, legal abortion – and we will legi

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A 38-year-old man being held on remand died in Maghaberry Prison this morning. The Northern Ireland Prison Service confirmed that investigations have been launched by the PSNI, the Coroner and the Prisoner Ombudsman.

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Legal professionals hit the ground running as Ian Huddleston, president of the Law Society (right) looks on The Law Society of Northern Ireland is confident its charity walk/run for Marie Curie Northern Ireland has smashed its funding target.

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Pictured (l-r): Pat O’Hagan (CIArb); Andrew Singer BL; Jarlath Kearney (CIArb); and Julie-Ann McCaffrey (Cleaver Fulton Rankin) Belfast firm Cleaver Fulton Rankin has been thanked by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) for hosting a recent construction mediation masterclass for CIArb me

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Seven Northern Ireland lawyers raised over £7,000 for a charity working to stop false imprisonment in Kenya by going behind bars in Downpatrick County Museum Jail. The International Justice Mission (IJM) fundraising initiative saw the lawyers locked up and challenged to raise a "bail" amount of £5

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Jeremy Corbyn Labour's leaked manifesto pledge to extend abortion rights to women in Northern Ireland has received a mixed reception on this side of the Irish Sea.

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The UK Supreme Court will hear legal arguments in the “gay cake” case this October. The McArthur family, who run the Ashers Baking Company at the centre of the case, has welcomed news that the court will hold a two-day hearing for legal arguments in the Autumn.

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Martin McAuley The Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) has named law graduate Martin McAuley as the party's candidate in North Belfast, where he will compete with Sinn Féin's John Finucane.

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