The High Court of Justice in Northern Ireland Chancery Division has granted the Attorney General leave to appeal a decision of the Charity Tribunal on a number of points of law. The Attorney General sought to appeal a decision of the Tribunal to remove Robert Crawford as a trustee of the charity, Th
John McCallister Former MLA John McCallister is being considered for an appointment as special adviser to Justice Minister Claire Sugden, the Belfast Telegraph reports.
Northern Ireland's High Court has agreed to allow Irish language organisation Conradh na Gaeilge to bring a judicial review against the Northern Ireland Executive over its failure to adopt or implement an Irish language plan. The group says the St Andrews Agreement includes a specific, unfulfilled p
Belfast- and Newtownwards-based firm Worthingtons Solicitors has announced it will sponsor Holywood Cricket Club this year.
Pictured: Claire Sugden and George Hamilton Justice Minister Claire Sugden has held a meeting with PSNI Chief Constable George Hamilton as she begins to settle in to her new role in the Northern Ireland Executive.
The Crown Court for Northern Ireland has fined a company and two of its directors £40,000 and £1,000 each respectively for the unlawful deposit of waste. The offences related to land owned by Thomas and Gary Bates, directors of Ace Bates Skip Hire Limited, on which they had received permission to
Laura Gillespie, regulatory partner and data protection legal expert at Pinsent Masons A junior Department of Justice official accidentally sent the names and birthdates of Northern Ireland Prison Service (NIPS) staff to a private contractor, it has emerged.
Public confidence in Northern Ireland's criminal justice system did not change last year, according to a Department of Justice survey. Interviews conducted over the twelve months to December 2015 found that 43.3 per cent of respondents were confident that the criminal justice system as a whole is ef
Derry and Strabane District Council has become the first local authority in Northern Ireland to introduce a blanket ban on circuses with performing animals using council-owned land. The council will not allow any animal circuses on its property, which campaigners have said is "the first step towards
Pictured (l-r): Olivia Meehan, legal services director; Jonathan McKeown, chairman; and Maurece Hutchinson, managing director Belfast- and Newry-based JMK Solicitors handled 1,240 road traffic personal injury cases last year, making them Northern Ireland's leading road traffic special injury claims
Paul Frew Two DUP MLAs have been selected as chair and deputy chair of the Northern Ireland Assembly's justice committee.
Fewer than 20 tickets are remaining for the Young Leaders NI (YLNI) annual conference, which takes place in Belfast this Friday.
NIHRC Chief Commissioner Les Allamby The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC) has released a report to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child, presented on the 23rd May in Geneva.
The Northern Ireland Young Solicitors’ Association (NIYSA) and Chartered Accountants Young Professionals Group (YPG) have raised over £1,800 for the Princes Trust at a charity quiz.
Claire Sugden Claire Sugden, the independent MLA for East Londonderry, has been elected Northern Ireland's new Justice Minister.