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Series of Belfast appointments bring Pinsent Masons north-south headcount above 100

Pictured, front row (l-r): Nicola McKane (Solicitor, Real Estate), Seána Donaghy (Senior As ...

Published 17 August 2018

Open-access network provider appoints Claire Murphy as general counsel

Claire M. Murphy Open-access network provider enet has announced the appointment of Claire M. M ...

Published 17 August 2018

Sexual offending expert calls for jurors to be warned over 'rape myths'

Dr Susan Leahy An expert on sexual offending has said Irish judges should be given guidance on ...

Published 17 August 2018

Department of Justice launches consultation on asylum accommodation standards

The Department of Justice has launched a consultation on draft accommodation standards for asylum se ...

Published 17 August 2018

#InPictures: FitzGerald Solicitors complete 640km charity cycle

Three solicitors from Cork firm FitzGerald Solicitors have completed a gruelling 640-kilometre, fo ...

Published 17 August 2018

Margaret Cordial: Recent court decisions are a welcome development for owners and occupiers

Margaret Cordial Margaret Cordial, solicitor at AMOSS Solicitors in Dublin, writes on a series ...

Published 17 August 2018

England: Record low number of prosecutions while crime reports up

A record low number of people were prosecuted or issued an out-of-court disposal in England and Wale ...

Published 17 August 2018

US: Police who tasered 87-year-old woman with dementia say their actions were 'justified'

An 87-year-old woman who was cutting dandelions near her home in rural Georgia was tasered by police ...

Published 17 August 2018

And finally... traviata torture

A woman who tormented her neighbours by blasting opera music for 16 years has been arrested. Eva N ...

Published 17 August 2018

Fieldfisher to expand into Northern Ireland with 125-person staff

Pictured (l-r): Michael Chissick and Alastair Hamilton European law firm Fieldfisher has announ ...

Published 16 August 2018

Mason Hayes & Curran promotes Michael Madden to competition and antitrust partner

Pictured (l-r): Niall Collins and Michael Madden Mason Hayes & Curran has announced the pro ...

Published 16 August 2018

Government urged to go further on personal injuries reform

Michael McGrath The Government has been urged to go further in reforming the personal injuries ...

Published 16 August 2018

Brexit leads to spike in demand for immigration advice in Northern Ireland

Brexit has led to a spike in demand for immigration advice in Northern Ireland, according to a new i ...

Published 16 August 2018

Offenders managed through Public Protection Arrangements less likely to reoffend

Offenders being managed through Public Protection Arrangements Northern Ireland (PPANI) have a signi ...

Published 16 August 2018

Pro-choice academics set out legal analysis of abortion bill

Máiréad Enright Four legal academics with pro-choice group Lawyers for Choic ...

Published 16 August 2018