Phoenix Law

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Failures to provide frontline workers with personal protective equipment (PPE) during the coronavirus pandemic could lead to criminal charges, solicitor advocate Ciarán Moynagh has warned. Mr Moynagh, of Belfast-based Phoenix Law, told the Belfast Telegraph that the Department of Health's dut

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A mother of a child with underlying health problems has launched an emergency judicial review of ministers' decision not to close schools across Northern Ireland. Solicitor Darragh Mackin of Phoenix Law is representing the woman, who is lodging proceedings against the Minister of Education, the Mini

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The Court of Appeal has reserved its judgment on the latest legal bid by the family of Séamus Ludlow to compel the State to reinvestigate his 1976 murder by "loyalist extremists". Mr Ludlow’s nephew, Thomas Fox, is seeking to have the State establish two commissions of inquiry into the

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A fresh inquest is set to be held into the 48 deaths at the infamous 1981 Stardust nightclub fire. The families of the victims, who were mostly from Artane, Kilmore and greater Coolock, submitted an application for a new inquest in April.

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The PSNI must carry out a criminal investigation into the treatment in custody of the "Hooded Men" in 1971, the Court of Appeal in Belfast has ruled. In their majority ruling, appeal judges added that the treatment of applicant Francis McGuigan and fellow detainee Seán McKenna "would, if it o

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The high-profile legal battle over a Belfast bakery's refusal to bake a cake with a message in support of same-sex marriage will continue at the European Court of Human Rights, lawyers have announced. The UK Supreme Court ruled last year that Ashers Baking Company's refusal was not discriminatory on

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A dissident republican political party has launched legal action against social media giant Facebook over allegations of "censorship". Saoradh, which was set up in 2016 with the support of prominent republican critics of the Northern Ireland peace process, claims that its members "have been banned f

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