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Spain: Reform of secrecy laws to cast light on civil war and Franco regime

The Spanish government has begun reforming the secrecy regime that prevented papers from the civil war and Franco's dictatorship from being published.

Published 12 April 2021

And finally... wedding ringer

A scorned judge who took revenge on her cheating partner by "marrying" him in a sham ceremony with an impersonator has been ordered to retire.

Published 12 April 2021

Taylor Wessing to launch in Dublin with focus on tech and life sciences

International law firm Taylor Wessing has announced plans to open its first office in Ireland to pursue tech and life science opportunities.

Published 9 April 2021

Emma Burrows joins leadership of Bord Gáis Energy

Bord Gáis Energy, Ireland’s leading energy and services provider, has named Emma Burrows as its new legal, regulation and corporate affairs director.

Published 9 April 2021

Attorney General 'should not have a role' in judicial appointments process

The Attorney General should not have any role in the judicial appointments process, the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has said.

Published 9 April 2021

Consultation launched on extending flexible arrangements in children's social care

The Department of Health has launched a consultation on extending temporary arrangements for "flexibility" in children's social care until November.

Published 9 April 2021

Arthur Cox and Mason Hayes & Curran named top firms for diversity

Arthur Cox and Mason Hayes & Curran LLP have been named among the best law firms in the world for promoting diversity.

Published 9 April 2021

Irish medical expert makes global headlines at Derek Chauvin trial

An Irish medical expert has made global headlines with his expert evidence for the prosecution at the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin, accused of murdering George Floyd.

Published 9 April 2021

European Court of Human Rights backs Czech Republic over mandatory vaccinations

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has backed the Czech Republic on mandatory pre-school vaccinations in a case that predates the pandemic.

Published 9 April 2021

England to follow Scotland’s lead on remote jury centres

Authorities south of the border are to follow Scotland's lead and open remote jury centres.

Published 9 April 2021

Rights watch

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

Published 9 April 2021

And finally... crate escape

A man who bundled himself into a wooden crate and tried to mail himself from Australia to Britain has made a public appeal to help track down his accomplices.

Published 9 April 2021

Cadwalader becomes latest US law firm to open Dublin office

US law firm Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP has launched an office in Dublin, following in the footsteps of Hogan Lovells, Ashurst and Linklaters.

Published 8 April 2021

Gardaí cleared of mishandling complaint over judge's behaviour

An investigation has cleared gardaí of mishandling a complaint from a woman who reportedly accused a judge of inappropriate behaviour towards her.

Published 8 April 2021

Marie Doyle-Rossi promoted to special counsel at Covington

Irish lawyer Marie Doyle-Rossi has been promoted to special counsel at US-headquartered law firm Covington & Burling LLP.

Published 8 April 2021