Justice Minister Claire Sugden A debate among MLAs on whether to offer pardons to gay and bisexual men convicted of abolished sexual offences was complicated by Northern Ireland's distinct age of consent.
A Derry solicitor has denied making “misleading, false or deceptive” claims relating to Legal Aid forms. Forty-two year old Damien McDaid, from Templemore in Derry, denied a total of 61 charges when he appeared at Belfast Crown Court on Friday.
Michael Johnston, managing partner at Carson McDowell Belfast firm Carson McDowell has been awarded the title of Regional Law Firm of the Year in the prestigious Legal 500 rankings for the second time in the past three years.
Northern Ireland's Justice Minister Claire Sugden opened Victim Support NI's 35th anniversary conference, addressing the needs of vulnerable victims and congratulating the voluntary organisation on their outstanding support to victims and witnesses of crime. Around 112 volunteers and fulltime staff
Members of the Law Society of Northern Ireland have raised more than £15,000 for CLIC Sargent, the cancer charity supporting children and young people. The Society has spent the past year supporting and fundraising on behalf of CLIC Sargent, its chosen charity of the year.