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Sex workers report increased attacks after law change

Sex worker organisations have said the criminalisation of the purchase of sex in Ireland has led to a sharp increase in attacks on sex workers, The Irish Times reports.

Published 5 September 2017

Scottish Limited Partnerships used to funnel billions from Azerbaijan

British companies using Scottish Limited Partnerships (SLPs) are at the centre of a scheme to funnel money out of Azerbaijan, The Guardian has discovered.

Published 5 September 2017

Review of civil and family justice makes over 400 recommendations

The judge-led review of Northern Ireland's civil and family justice systems has produced two reports with over 400 recommendations for "transformative change".

Published 5 September 2017

Court of Appeal: Prison escapee's return after five years 'at large' not unlawful

Overturning a decision of the High Court, a three-judge Court of Appeal has found the arrest and detention of an escapee, five years after “walking out” of an open prison, to be in accordance with the law.

Published 4 September 2017

Michael Hegarty joins Reddy Charlton Solicitors

Dublin firm Reddy Charlton Solicitors has announced the appointment of Michael Hegarty as a principal consultant.

Published 4 September 2017

McCann FitzGerald: Profession at 'crossroads of legal innovation'

McCann FitzGerald's managing partner has said the Irish legal profession is at a "crossroads of legal innovation", which it can either embrace or face irrelevance.

Published 4 September 2017

New Letterkenny courthouse building nears completion

Letterkenny's new courthouse is nearly completed and the first sitting there will be held in December, the Donegal Democrat reports.

Published 4 September 2017

Conor McGregor to fight over EU trademark applications

Fighter Conor McGregor is set to swap the ring for the courtroom for a series of trademark battles.

Published 4 September 2017

John McKnight obituary

The Irish Times has published a full obituary for former solicitor and Armagh footballer John McKnight, who passed away at the age of 84.

Published 4 September 2017

Victims' organisation opens office in London

A victims' organisation based in Lisnaskea has announced the opening of an office in London.

Published 4 September 2017

England: Trainee solicitor convicted of providing illegal immigration advice

A trainee solicitor has been convicted of providing illegal immigration advice and services.

Published 4 September 2017

Max Hill QC: Sentences for terror offences may be too low

Prison sentences for some terror offences may be too low, the UK's independent reviewer of terrorism legislation has said.

Published 4 September 2017

High Court: Zurich joined as co-defendants in personal injury proceedings despite plaintiffs’ objections

Zurich have been successful in their application to be joined as co-defendants in personal injury proceedings, despite declining to insure the policy holder in the proceedings.

Published 1 September 2017

Matheson: 'Unrivalled' opportunities on US West Coast

Business opportunities on the US West Coast are "unrivalled", according to Matheson, the first Irish law firm to open an office there.

Published 1 September 2017

Police reform website now accepting submissions

The Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland is now accepting online submissions from individuals and organisations on all issues relevant to the Commission’s terms of reference.

Published 1 September 2017