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Court business continues under new Covid-19 restrictions

Jury trials and other courts and tribunals business are continuing in Northern Ireland following the tightening of Covid-19 restrictions on Friday.

Published 19 October 2020

Community Law & Mediation assisted over 3,100 people in 2019

Community Law & Mediation (CLM) assisted more than 3,100 people through its free legal advice, advocacy, mediation and education services last year, according to its latest annual report.

Published 19 October 2020

HHD promotes Lauren Jones to associate solicitor

Belfast-based Higgins Hollywood Deazley (HHD) Solicitors has announced the promotion of litigation lawyer Lauren Jones to associate solicitor.

Published 19 October 2020

Ó Muirigh Solicitors welcomes solicitor Colleen Lanigan

Human rights practice Ó Muirigh Solicitors has announced the appointment of Colleen Lanigan as a solicitor.

Published 19 October 2020

Privacy watchdog to probe Instagram over children's data

Ireland's Data Protection Commission (DPC) has launched two inquiries into the processing of children's data by Instagram, part of Facebook Ireland Limited.

Published 19 October 2020

Phoenix Law appoints Elaine Conlon as head of redress

Belfast firm Phoenix Law has announced the appointment of Elaine Conlon to lead its redress team.

Published 19 October 2020

Dr Thomas Muinzer appointed to Aberdeen University Centre for Energy Law

Northern Ireland legal academic Dr Thomas L Muinzer has been appointed as a co-director of the Aberdeen University Centre for Energy Law (AUCEL).

Published 19 October 2020

Law Society pays tribute to retiring director general

The president of the Law Society of Ireland has led tributes to its outgoing director general Ken Murphy on his announced retirement.

Published 19 October 2020

Lord Kerr defends role of judiciary in checking power of government

The last thing the UK needs is a government whose ministers exercise “unbridled power”, a former UK Supreme Court justice has said.

Published 19 October 2020

Oberstown workers threaten strike over mixed-gender unit

Staff at Oberstown Children's Detention Campus have threatened to strike over the placement of a young woman into a new mixed-gender unit.

Published 19 October 2020

Anne Bunni obituary

A full obituary of barrister Anne Bunni, who became the first woman to chair the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) Ireland, has been published by The Irish Times.

Published 19 October 2020

And finally... smarty pants

A senior Brazilian politician was found with cash stuffed in his underpants when police raided his house in connection with the alleged theft of Covid-19 funds.

Published 19 October 2020

No new jury trials if Level 5 restrictions imposed

No new juries will be sworn in to hear trials at the Central Criminal Court if the government opts for a Level 5 lockdown, it emerged this morning.

Published 19 October 2020

Supreme Court: Current citizenship revocation regime unconstitutional

The Supreme Court has held that the current statutory procedure for the revocation of naturalised citizenship is unconstitutional.

Published 16 October 2020

Mr Justice Woulfe's meeting with Chief Justice cancelled

Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe's thrice-postponed meeting with Chief Justice Frank Clarke to discuss the Denham report has been called off for medical reasons.

Published 16 October 2020