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Law Society to save €2.5m following vacant site levy appeal

The Law Society of Ireland is expected to save around €2.5 million over the next three years after winning a vacant site levy appeal.

Published 16 August 2019

Government publishes national standards for asylum seeker accommodation

The Government has set out the national standards for asylum seeker accommodation and reception centres in Ireland following engagement with the UN and various NGOs.

Published 16 August 2019

Love Island winner Greg O'Shea joins A&L Goodbody as paralegal

Love Island winner Greg O'Shea has been appointed as a paralegal at A&L Goodbody in Dublin.

Published 16 August 2019

Law Society opens mentee applications for women mentorship programme

The Law Society of Ireland's mentorship programme for women wishing to advance their careers to a senior level has now opened for applications from mentees.

Published 16 August 2019

JMK Solicitors and CRASH Services to host Newry charity fundraiser

Personal injury specialist firm JMK Solicitors has teamed up with CRASH Services to organised a joint fundraiser for their charity partners.

Published 16 August 2019

Canada: Trudeau violated ethics laws after calling on Attorney General to drop case

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau violated the country's ethics laws when he told his Attorney General not to prosecute a company in a conflict of interest case, a watchdog has ruled.

Published 16 August 2019

Irish Legal Heritage: The Innocent Man, Henry 'Harry' Gleeson

Over 100 years after the tragedies that befell Rathcannon, another Holycross parishioner was the victim of one of Ireland’s most infamous miscarriages of justice.

Published 16 August 2019

Rights watch

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

Published 16 August 2019

Advertorial: Irish Legal Sector Websites too Slow, AGENT Digital Report Finds

Irish Law Firm & Solicitor websites are among the slowest in Ireland, taking an average of 6.65 seconds to load on mobile devices, according to a new cross-sectoral study of Irish business websites.

Published 16 August 2019

And finally... dog's life

A woman who was sacked on the day her dog died has launched a campaign to provide bereavement leave for pet owners.

Published 16 August 2019

High Court: Man found to have contracted ‘marriage of convenience’ loses challenge to residence card refusal

A man who was found to have entered into a ‘marriage of convenience’ to obtain a residence card has lost an application for judicial review of the decision to revoke his permission to remain in the State.

Published 15 August 2019

DWF appoints Ruairí Mac Cumhaill as banking and finance partner in Dublin

Global legal business DWF has announced the appointment of Ruairí Mac Cumhaill as a banking and finance partner in Dublin.

Published 15 August 2019

Competition watchdog to investigate public liability insurance sector

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has commenced a market study into the public liability insurance sector in Ireland.

Published 15 August 2019

Facebook to answer to data protection watchdog over human review of audio

Social media giant Facebook has been asked to provide more information to the Data Protection Commission about its now-suspended practice of handing user audio clips to external contractors.

Published 15 August 2019

Victims' campaigner Raymond McCord to bring fresh court challenge against no-deal Brexit

Victims' rights campaigner Raymond McCord has launched a challenge in the Northern Ireland courts aimed at preventing the Prime Minister from suspending Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit.

Published 15 August 2019