Legal academics at University College Dublin (UCD) have staged a durational reading of Bunreacht na hÉireann to reflect on the Constitution and spark conversation about potential changes to its text and society.
Professor Siobhán Mullallyhas been elected as first chairperson of the newly-established Platform of Independent Experts on Refugee Rights (PIERR). Established by a group of UN and regional independent human rights experts in December, PIERR aims to better co-ordinate joint advocacy initiativ
Matheson has announced the 2024 launch of the Tim Scanlon corporate law bursary, named in honour of late Matheson partner and former chairperson Tim Scanlon. The bursary, now in its third year, is delivered as part of Matheson's impactful business programme and is open to undergraduate and postgradu
Students at Dublin City University (DCU) have represented Ireland at Europe's largest European Court of Human Rights moot court competition in Switzerland. The three-person team of Niko Kawonczyk, Edel Daly and Holly Heeney travelled to St Gallen to compete in the Helga Pedersen Moot Court Competiti
The King's Inns Law Review (KILR) has invited submissions for Volume XI, which marks the student journal's return to print for the first time since the start of the pandemic. Articles are welcomed from all areas of legal academia and practice, in English or as Gaeilge, on the broad theme of "Judicia
Dr Saoirse Enright has been appointed as the Matheson Diversity in Law Newman Fellow at UCD Sutherland School of Law. Dr Enright will join the law school to deliver a two-year, interdisciplinary project focused on identifying the barriers faced by under-represented groups to pursue a career in the l
Artificial intelligence and facial recognition expert Dr Nessa Lynch has joined University College Cork (UCC) as the Matheson lecturer in law, innovation and technology. Based at the School of Law, the lectureship will enhance expertise in law and technology at the university.
Barrister-at-law students at the King's Inns have won the 2024 National Negotiation Competition hosted by the Law Society of Ireland. The team of Catey Clarkson and Shane Molony, coached by Conor Duff BL, secured a second consecutive win for the King's Inns and will now go on to represent Ireland at
Roderic O'Gorman, the minister for children, equality, disability, integration and youth, is to address a University of Galway event on the upcoming referendums on the family and care. The event, titled "The Constitutional Referendums on 8th March 2024: A Discussion with Minister Roderic O’Gor
The London Irish Lawyers Association (LILA) narrowly avoided having to cancel a social mobility mooting competition for Irish students after staff at the Royal Courts of Justice generously stepped up to provide a venue.
Matheson has unveiled what it says is a first-of-its-kind initiative aimed at improving social mobility in the law. The firm has remodelled its undergraduate Career First Programme to become a fully social mobility-focused initiative exclusively open to first and second year undergraduate students o