The lack of specific legislation concerning stalking in Northern Ireland was the subject of a BBC Spotlight NI programme aired last night. In the half-hour programme, BBC reporter Stephen Dempster speaks to victims of survivors who say the law has let them down, and hears the views of legal professi
Justice Minister Claire Sugden Northern Ireland's Justice Minister Claire Sugden will work with law enforcement, criminal justice agencies and the business community in order to tackle business crime, she has announced.
Legal aid spending in Northern Ireland has not been successfully reduced by unpopular reforms aimed specifically at cutting spending. A new report by the Northern Ireland Audit Office states that rules introduced in 2011 to reduce Crown Court expenditure to £17 million by 2013-14 have failed and Cr
Judicial reviews of three planned court closures will proceed to a full hearing at the end of October, the High Court has ruled. Mr Justice Horner granted leave to seek a judicial review in all three applications.
Members of the legal profession have paid tribute to the late Judge Corinne Philpott QC, whose death was announced Friday. The death of 62-year-old Judge Philpott, a former Recorder of Londonderry and the incumbent Deputy Recorder of belfast, was announced at Londonderry Crown Court.
Dr Colin Harvey, professor in human rights law at Queen's University Belfast, gives a constitutional perspective on the UK's referendum on EU membership in a new video published on YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_xbrx5UbhVg
Pictured (l-r): QUB Vice-Chancellor Professor Patrick Johnston and Lisa McLaughlin of Herbert Smith Freehills International law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has announced it will sponsor the Student Hub at Queen's University Belfast's new School of Law as part of a five-year partnership deal.
Belfast firm Cleaver Fulton Rankin has celebrated being recently named as a finalist for three major awards. The firm was shortlisted in the The Right Place to Work and Managing Talent categories at The Irish News Workplace and Employment Awards.
Two teams from Arthur Cox will take part in a late-night 5k run on the runway at George Best City Airport this month. Eight members of staff at the firm's 90-strong Belfast office have signed up to the Grant Thornton Runway Run, which is organised by Athletics NI and takes place on Thursday 23 June.
, as did the National Governing Body for Ireland. In addition to those international and national publications the defendant relied on the 2008 7th Edition of a publication entitled "Safe Practice in Physical Education and School Sport" published by the Association for Physical Education, which stat