Kevin Hanratty, director of the Human Rights Consortium The Human Rights Consortium (HRC) has expressed concerns that plans for a British Bill of Rights are still on the table despite indications that it would breach the Good Friday Agreement.
Former Attorney General Dominic Grieve QC MP An independent report concluding that the repeal of the Human Rights Act is likely to breach the Good Friday Agreement was launched in Westminster yesterday.
Amnesty International has said figures showing over 800 women from Northern Ireland travelled to Britain for abortions in 2015 prove the law is failing women. Figures published by the UK's Department of Health show that 833 women from Northern Ireland travelled to England and Wales for the procedure
The standard property price in Northern Ireland has fallen for the first time in six years, according to the Department of Finance. The standard property price now stands at £117,500, which is still around 6 per cent higher than at the same time last year.
Patrick Corrigan, Northern Ireland programme director at Amnesty Amnesty International has reissued a call for the Northern Ireland Executive to deliver a Sexual Orientation Strategy and legislate to allow same-sex marriage.
Innovation and entrepreneurship are being stifled by "unfair" employment covenants which prevent professionals and skilled workers taking up new jobs, according to employment specialist Katie Williams. Ms Williams, a partner at Pinsent Masons in Aberdeen believes overly restrictive contracts could a
Survivors of historical child abuse will today issue a demand for the Northern Ireland Executive to establish a redress scheme. A group of survivors has put together plans for a compensation scheme that they will urge the Executive to take up in its programme for government.
The Northern Ireland High Court of Justice Family Division has determined that it may hear an appeal against a decision not to revoke a freeing order on its merits, finding that such an approach is in line with a European Convention on Human Rights compatible interpretation of the Adoption (Northern
Pictured (l-r): Sharon Gorman of NI Hospice and David Kernaghan of Reavey & Co Solicitors Reavey & Co Solicitors in Carrickfergus have raised almost £2,500 for NI Hospice by participating in the Make A Will campaign.
Claire Edgar, partner at Francis Hanna & Co Solicitors Belfast firm Francis Hanna & Co Solicitors is the only Northern Ireland law firm shortlisted for Customer Service Excellence in Professional Services in this year’s Belfast Business Awards.