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Judicial Council to consider whether to publish golfgate report on Mr Justice Woulfe

The Judicial Council has been asked to consider whether or not to publish the completed report by former Chief Justice Susan Denham on Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe's attendance at a controversial dinner which broke Covid-19 rules.

Published 30 September 2020

Nuala Butler SC nominated for appointment to High Court

Barrister Nuala Butler SC has been nominated by ministers for appointment as an ordinary judge of the High Court.

Published 30 September 2020

Government moves forward with 'long overdue' family law reform

Family lawyers have welcomed progress on "long overdue" proposals to establish new dedicated family courts within the existing court structures.

Published 30 September 2020

Two 'constitutionally permissible' models for personal injuries payment cap

The Law Reform Commission has identified two "constitutionally permissible" models for capping personal injuries pay-outs in Ireland.

Published 30 September 2020

A&L Goodbody recruits four new solicitors in Belfast

Corporate law firm A&L Goodbody (ALG) has announced the appointment of four new solicitors at its Belfast office.

Published 30 September 2020

Lisa Bryson: Success of Chancellor's Job Support Scheme is critical for business survival

Lisa Bryson, partner and head of employment at Eversheds Sutherland in Belfast, highlights the importance of the successor to the Covid-19 furlough scheme.

Published 30 September 2020

Gardaí with domestic and sexual violence training now rolled out nationwide

Gardaí with special training in domestic and sexual violence are now available across the State following the completion of the rollout of Garda Divisional Protective Services Units (DPSUs).

Published 30 September 2020

And finally… crime wave

Police officers have been offered "surf therapy" to help them deal with mental health problems.

Published 30 September 2020

Comyn Kelleher Tobin appoints partner and two solicitors

Comyn Kelleher Tobin (CKT) has continued its growth in Cork and Dublin with the appointment of a new partner and two new solicitors.

Published 29 September 2020

Decision not to prosecute 15 former soldiers over Bloody Sunday upheld

Prosecutors have upheld their decision not to prosecute 15 former British soldiers for murder, attempted murder and causing grievous bodily injury in connection with Bloody Sunday in 1972.

Published 29 September 2020

Lawsuit seeks to change criteria for coronavirus job retention scheme

Lawyers for a self-employed chef are challenging the UK government's criteria for access to the Covid-19 job retention scheme.

Published 29 September 2020

Energy lawyer calls for planning law reform to bring down renewable electricity prices

Planning law reforms could help reduce the price of renewable electricity in Northern Ireland, a prominent energy lawyer has said.

Published 29 September 2020

Scottish Parliament urged to reject Internal Market Bill

The Scottish government has called on MSPs to reject legislative consent for the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill, which it says will erode the powers of the Scottish Parliament.

Published 29 September 2020

Irish legal academic addresses Mexican Supreme Court

An Irish legal academic has delivered a presentation before the Supreme Court of Mexico on the evolution of the definition of the family under Irish law.

Published 29 September 2020

Blindboy to star at Law Society wellbeing summit

Comedy hip-hop star Blindboy will feature as a special guest at the Law Society of Ireland's Business of Wellbeing Summit tomorrow, which over 650 solicitors have registered to attend.

Published 29 September 2020