Northern Ireland

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Queen's University Belfast is among the top 10 universities in the UK for law, while Ulster University is in the top 35, according to The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017. QUB clocks in at number 9 in the league table for law while Ulster University clocks in at number 33.

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The Bar of Northern Ireland has welcomed the proposed creation of a Witness Charter for Northern Ireland, but warned it must be accessible for the vast majority of court users in its practical application. The Department of Justice closed its consultation on the draft Witness Charter yesterday.

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Northern Ireland's vibrant legal sector was on display as solicitors and barristers took part in a trade mission to the International Bar Association conference in Washington, D.C. Invest NI led a delegation of firms including A&L Goodbody, Tughans, Carson McDowell and Cleaver Fulton Rankin to t

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Justice Minister Claire Sugden Two people in Northern Ireland have been referred to the Public Prosecution Service (PPS) over offences under the Psychoactive Substances Act 2016.

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Women are being penalised for being pregnant in workplaces throughout Northern Ireland, the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland (ECNI) has said. The ECNI recently helped three women settle cases against their employers for £3,000, £4,500, and £8,000.

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Northern Ireland's Justice Minister Claire Sugden has told a conference in Belfast that she welcomes the work of the Northern Ireland Council for Ethnic Minorities (NICEM) in developing and sharing best practice in dealing with racist hate crime. Ms Sugden addressed representatives from criminal jus

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Robin Newton, Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly Robin Newton, Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly, has called for a halt on new Private Member's Bills, The Irish News reports.

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Law Centre (NI) helped secure the right amount of Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit for a man left incapacitated after falling from a roof while working. He had first received a one-year provisional award at the 22 per cent rate of the benefit. On reassessment, the medical examiner recommended

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