MLAs received calls yesterday to set up a comprehensive redress system for survivors of historic child abuse. Survivors were convened in Stormont for the launch of a new report setting out the findings of research conducted by a new Expert Panel on Redress, comprising representatives from a range of
Northern Ireland's Justice Minister David Ford A new £13.9 million forensic laboratory has been formally opened in Belfast by Northern Ireland's Justice Minister David Ford.
More than 200 lawyers have said the Investigatory Powers Bill breaches international surveillance standards and is not fit for purpose ahead of its second reading in the House of Commons today. In a letter to The Guardian, senior lawyers condemned the bill, which sets out a legal framework facilitat
Justice Minister David Ford Justice Minister David Ford has welcomed the findings of a scoping study on children in the justice system.
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
Pupils at Dalriada School in Ballymoney will go on to compete in the Bar Mock Trial National Finals in London after taking first place during the regional finals in Belfast.
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.
Gordon McElroy Gordon McElroy, director at MKB Law Solicitors in Belfast, will participate in a charity swimathon to support Ceara School in Lurgan.
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.
Conor Houston Belfast lawyer Conor Houston will return to Tokyo on Friday to represent the UK at a Ship for World Youth Alumni Association (SWYAA) conference hosted by the Japanese government.
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
Justice Minister David Ford Justice Minister David Ford has welcomed the findings of a report into the standard of interviews with young victims and witnesses of crime.
Justice Minister David Ford
NI: Solicitors breached duty to inform mortgage providers of true nature of tax avoidance property sale
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
Tughans has scored two major accolades at Insider magazine's Northern Ireland Dealmakers Awards 2016.