Mr Justice Frank Clarke criticises Government over leak of personal injury payouts letter

The Chief Justice of Ireland, Mr Justice Frank Clarke, has criticised the Government over the leaking of private correspondence about personal injury payouts.

Published 20 March 2019

Irish solicitor fined £2,000 for acting in English proceedings without practising certificate

Dublin solicitor Orazio Grosso has been fined £2,000 for acting in legal proceedings before the High Court in England and Wales without a practising certificate for that jurisdiction.

Published 20 March 2019

Adam Curry

Belfast solicitor Adam Curry, a former partner at Mills Selig, has passed away.

Published 20 March 2019

End to preferential treatment for EU lawyers qualifying in England and Wales under no-deal Brexit

Lawyers from EU jurisdictions would no longer be offered preferential treatment when qualifying in England and Wales if the UK leaves the European Union without a deal.

Published 20 March 2019

Republican and loyalist prisoners in separated prison regimes 'should be offered same level of education'

Republican and loyalist paramilitary prisoners in separated regimes should be offered the same level of education and other constructive activities as those in the general prison population, a new report has said.

Published 20 March 2019

Refusal to impose civil liability on forum host for vulgar comments did not violate victim's article 8 rights

A woman in respect of whom vulgar comments were made on an internet forum suffered no violation of her article 8 right to respect for private life after a court refused to impose civil liability on the forum's host.

Published 20 March 2019

Vote Leave slapped with £40,000 fine for unsolicited text messages

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has fined Vote Leave Limited £40,000 for sending out thousands of unsolicited text messages in the run up to the 2016 EU referendum.

Published 20 March 2019

UK 'on notice' after court rules Germany failed in duty to protect innocent civilians from US drones

A German court has ruled that the country's government must do more to ensure its territory is not used by the US to carry out unlawful US drone strikes in Yemen.

Published 20 March 2019

Advertorial: DUAL Asset Underwriting welcomes solicitor Paul McGennis

DUAL Asset Underwriting, a leading provider of legal indemnity insurance, is pleased to announce that our team is further expanding with the addition of Paul McGennis in the Republic of Ireland. Paul and DUAL Asset Underwriting will join forces with the already well established DUAL Ireland in their Fitzwilliam Street Upper offices.

Published 20 March 2019

And finally... no joke

Israel's justice minister has come under fire after releasing an election video in which she sprays herself with a perfume labelled "fascism" - then says it "smells like democracy".

Published 20 March 2019