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High Court: Security for costs order made in favour of NAMA

The High Court has made a security for costs order in favour of a NAMA operated company.

Published 30 November 2020

Public to gain access to written submissions in High Court cases

Members of the public will be able to seek access to written submissions in High Court cases from early next year, the court has announced.

Published 30 November 2020

Mills Selig names Chris Guy as managing partner

Corporate and commercial law firm Mills Selig has announced the appointment of Chris Guy as managing partner.

Published 30 November 2020

Arthur Cox tops M&A table as market remains 'resilient' in face of Covid-19

Arthur Cox has advised on 33 deals worth €1.7 billion in the year to date, more than any other Irish law firm by volume or value.

Published 30 November 2020

Deals market at seven-year low in Northern Ireland

The volume and value of deals in Northern Ireland have dropped to their lowest recorded level since 2013, according to a new report.

Published 30 November 2020

Killian Flood BL joins Irish Legal News as case reporter

Barrister Killian Flood has become the latest addition to the Irish Legal News team, shortly after our leading legal publication marked its fifth anniversary.

Published 30 November 2020

Top Irish law firms reduced salaries due to Covid-19

Ireland's top law firms reduced salaries and took advantage of the wage subsidy scheme in response to the Covid-19 pandemic but continued to recruit, a new report has found.

Published 30 November 2020

New minimum standards introduced for property services providers

New minimum standards for auctioneers, estate agents, letting agents and property management agents have been introduced through secondary legislation.

Published 30 November 2020

Stuart Nevin: Vacant possession and how to satisfy a break clause

Stuart Nevin, associate at A&L Goodbody in Belfast, considers the case law on vacant possession.

Published 30 November 2020

Scotland: Lawyers strike in protest at government refusal to increase legal aid

Lawyers are taking action today in protest at the Scottish government's refusal to increase legal aid, our sister publication Scottish Legal News reports.

Published 30 November 2020

Investigative journalists reach settlement with PSNI

Investigative journalists Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey, who won a judicial review in connection with police raids on their homes and office, have reached a settlement with the PSNI.

Published 30 November 2020

McKenna & Co Solicitors named best new business

Dublin firm McKenna & Co Solicitors has been named Ireland's best new business at the 2020 Network Ireland Awards.

Published 30 November 2020

And finally... pigs might fly

Pig entrails have been flung across the floor of parliament in Taiwan in protest at new pork import rules.

Published 30 November 2020

High Court: Judicial review of decision not to prosecute sharing of sexual images denied

The High Court of Justice in Northern Ireland has denied leave for judicial review to an applicant, who was not named, who wished to challenge a decision of the Public Prosecution Service (PPS).

Published 27 November 2020

Defensive justice minister promises judicial appointments reform bill soon

Justice Minister Helen McEntee has committed to bringing forward plans to reform the judicial appointments process as she insisted that ministers had acted appropriately over the appointment of Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe to the Supreme Court bench.

Published 27 November 2020