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Unexplained wealth orders to be made available from October 2020

Unexplained wealth orders will be available for law enforcement in Northern Ireland from October 2020, Justice Minister Naomi Long has said.

Published 21 February 2020

Ms Justice Faherty to join panel on workers' rights at launch of King's Inns Law Review

Ms Justice Mary Faherty will join a panel discussion on "workers' rights in the 21st century" at the launch of the ninth volume of the King's Inns Law Review next week.

Published 21 February 2020

Courts 'should not shy away' from starting at maximum sentence in high-end assaults

The courts should not shy away from starting at five years' imprisonment when it comes to sentencing individuals for “high-end” cases of assault causing harm, according to the Court of Appeal.

Published 21 February 2020

Department of Justice should set out 'mitigation measures' for Brexit

The Department of Justice should set out what "mitigation measures" are in place to deal with the potential fall-out of Brexit, an MLA has said.

Published 21 February 2020

New and expanded Victims Charter published

A new and expanded Victims Charter has been published by Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan ahead of European Victims of Crime Day tomorrow.

Published 21 February 2020

Scotland extends election franchise to foreign nationals and refugees

The right to vote in Scottish Parliament and Scottish local government elections has been extended with the passing of the Scottish Elections (Franchise and Representation) Bill.

Published 21 February 2020

Irish Legal Heritage: John Philpot Curran and the trial of the Sheares brothers

Perhaps the most famous trials of John Philpot Curran’s career were those in which he appeared as defence counsel for leading figures of the Society of United Irishmen. 

Published 21 February 2020

Rights watch

A round-up of human rights stories from around the world.

Published 21 February 2020

And finally... must do better

A lawyer who disrupted a trial was ordered by a judge to write lines like a schoolboy in detention.

Published 21 February 2020

A&L Goodbody appears in UK Supreme Court for first time

Lawyers in the Belfast office of A&L Goodbody have appeared in the UK Supreme Court for the first time in the firm's history.

Published 20 February 2020

‘Hiring from within’ is the key to successful Legal IT

The legal industry is utilising more technology than ever before. Law firms understand that in order to be considered as a leader in their respective fields, incorporating both legal IT and the knowledge to power it is now essential.

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