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Russian laws Kant be comprehended

Russian laws are more difficult to understand than the work of Immanuel Kant, new research has found.

Published 7 April 2021

And finally... grapes of wrath

Rival dynasties, councillors, bankers and union officials have been dragged into a major row over the future of a prestigious Bordeaux vineyard.

Published 7 April 2021

Firms merge to form MacAllister McAleese Solicitors

Two law firms have merged to form MacAllister McAleese Solicitors, a new full-service practice based in Larne and led by experienced solicitors David McAleese and Kevin MacAllister.

Published 6 April 2021

Mark Quigley named general counsel of The ID Register

Irish lawyer Mark Quigley has been appointed as general counsel of The ID Register, a global hub for investor onboarding.

Published 6 April 2021

Government taskforce to examine mental health and addiction needs of prisoners

A new government taskforce has been established to look at the mental health and addiction needs of prisoners both during and after their detention.

Published 6 April 2021

Labour Court asked to consider joint labour committee for childcare sector

The Labour Court has been asked to consider the establishment of a joint labour committee (JLC) in the childcare sector.

Published 6 April 2021

Horwich Farrelly moves to larger Belfast premises

Horwich Farrelly's Northern Ireland team has moved to larger premises in Belfast following its continued growth.

Published 6 April 2021

Thomas L. Callan

Retired Boyle solicitor Thomas L. Callan, former partner in the predecessor firm of Callan Tansey Solicitors, has passed away.

Published 6 April 2021

One in five law firms made redundancies due to Covid-19

One in five law firms in Northern Ireland made redundancies last year as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to new research published by the Law Society of Northern Ireland.

Published 6 April 2021

Winter 2020 edition of Journal of Elder Law and Capacity published

The winter 2020 edition of the Journal of Elder Law and Capacity has been published by the Law Society of Northern Ireland.

Published 6 April 2021

Nazi cops it: Police officer convicted of terror offences in UK first

A serving police officer has been convicted of a terror offence for the first time in UK history after a court found he was a member of the proscribed neo-Nazi group National Action (NA).

Published 6 April 2021

And finally... wait a minute

Lawyers in Pakistan have condemned waiters for stealing their uniform – a black suit with a white shirt and black tie.

Published 6 April 2021

UK Supreme Court: Sale and leaseback of care home did not trigger VAT exemption claw-back

The Supreme Court has held that the sale and leaseback of a Scottish care home did not dispose of the seller’s entire interest in the property for the purposes of VAT legislation.

Published 1 April 2021

Law Society strikes post-Brexit reciprocal qualifying agreements

The Law Society of Ireland has announced it has reached a reciprocal qualifying agreement with the Solicitors Regulation Authority in England and Wales.

Published 1 April 2021

Employees now have 'right to disconnect' under new code of practice

Employees in Ireland now have the "right to disconnect" under a new code of practice drawn up by the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC).

Published 1 April 2021