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Department of Justice drops dispute with 14 Magdalene laundry women

The Department of Justice has dropped a dispute with 14 women who applied to the Magdalene laundries redress scheme.

Published 17 April 2019

Consultation on child sexual exploitation law closes

A consultation on proposals to strengthen the law to protect children in Northern Ireland from sexual exploitation and abuse has closed.

Published 17 April 2019

Limerick student Patrick Carr presented with Holmes O'Malley Sexton Law Scholarship

Limerick law student Patrick Carr was presented with the Holmes O'Malley Sexton (HOMS) law scholarship today for his outstanding level of performance to date.

Published 17 April 2019

Belfast lawyers in 'full swing' for charity

Legal eagles from across Northern Ireland will set aside courtroom rivalries to seek a winning verdict on the greens and fairways of one of Belfast’s most exclusive golf clubs.

Published 17 April 2019

#InPictures: Prosecution service staff receive training on transphobic hate crimes

Staff at the Public Prosecution Service (PPS) have received training to help improve their awareness and understanding of hate crimes motivated by transphobia.

Published 17 April 2019

Millions in line for £300 payout over Mastercard 'rip-off' following court ruling

A surprise court ruling has revived the possibility of a £14 billion lawsuit against credit card firm Mastercard that could mean millions of Britons may be entitled to a £300 payout.

Published 17 April 2019

Businesses call for 'comprehensive' licensing law reform to support local producers

Northern Ireland businesses have called for "wide reaching, comprehensive" reforms to licensing laws in order to support local producers.

Published 17 April 2019

And finally... judge and jury

A judge was excused from jury duty after pointing out he was the judge presiding over the case in question.

Published 17 April 2019

LK Shields appoints David Naughton as asset management and investment funds partner

LK Shields has announced the appointment of David Naughton as a partner in the firm's asset management and investment funds team.

Published 16 April 2019

Centralised unit for the service of EU documents established in Castlebar

A new centralised unit for the service of EU documents across the whole country has been established in Castlebar.

Published 16 April 2019

Law Society to offer five-week free course in arts and media law

The Law Society of Ireland has invited solicitors to take part in a free five-week online course in arts, entertainment and media law.

Published 16 April 2019

Landmark ruling on legacy investigations to be appealed by PSNI, NIO and DOJ

A landmark ruling on legacy investigations is set to be appealed by the PSNI, the Northern Ireland Office (NIO) and the Department of Justice (DOJ).

Published 16 April 2019

Former soldier charged with murder in connection with 1972 shooting

A former soldier will be prosecuted for murder in relation to the shooting of a teenage boy in 1972, the Public Prosecution Service (PPS) has announced.

Published 16 April 2019

Clare Curran – Why our divorce regime also needs reform

Clare Curran, partner and head of the family and matrimonial department at Belfast-based Worthingtons Solicitors, writes on the case for divorce reform in Northern Ireland.

Published 16 April 2019

EU member states to implement controversial copyright laws within two years

EU member states have two years to implement controversial new copyright laws following their adoption by the EU Council of Ministers.

Published 16 April 2019