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Judge slams shadowy advisers giving advice to persons doomed to fail

A High Court judge has strongly criticised "shadowy advisers" who he said are giving flawed legal advice to those challenging repossession orders.

Published 14 February 2017

Judge slams shadowy advisers giving advice to persons doomed to fail

A High Court judge has strongly criticised "shadowy advisers" who he said are giving flawed legal advice to those challenging repossession orders.

Published 14 February 2017

EU has exclusive competence to conclude Marrakesh Treaty

of the member states.

Published 14 February 2017

EU has exclusive competence to conclude Marrakesh Treaty

of the member states.

Published 14 February 2017

Law Centre serve justice for trafficked fisherman

Last November, Law Centre (NI) secured a repayment of wages for a Filipino fisherman who was trafficked into Northern Ireland. HMRC found that the client had been underpaid by just over £3,000 during a 10 week period.

Published 14 February 2017

Mason Hayes & Curran publishes plain English booklet to help companies save time and costs

A booklet on plain English has been launched by Mason Hayes & Curran.

Published 14 February 2017

Supreme Court: Religious Order vicariously liable for abuse suffered by former national school pupil

A man who was systematically abused by a former Marist Brother while at National School has been awarded €75,000 by a five-judge Supreme Court.

Published 13 February 2017

Legal aid needs to be more accessible for Irish women, UN told

Civil legal aid needs to be more accessible so that women can enforce their rights, legal rights group FLAC (Free Legal Advice Centres) has said.

Published 13 February 2017

Mediators give tentative welcome to Mediation Bill

The Mediators' Institute of Ireland (MII) has welcomed the publication of the Mediation Bill, but has raised concerns over its implementation.

Published 13 February 2017

Irish residential property prices up 8.1 per cent

Residential property prices across Ireland rose by 8.1 per cent in the year to December 2016, according to the Central Statistics Office (CSO).

Published 13 February 2017

Trump attacks on judges have 'no place in a democracy based on the rule of law'

Below, we reproduce comments by Conor Dignam SC, chair of The Bar of Ireland's human rights committee, identifying US President Donald Trump's personal attacks on US judges as part of a "sinister trend".

Published 13 February 2017

John F. Buckley

Former solicitor and Circuit Court judge, John F. Buckley, has passed away at his home.

Published 13 February 2017

Law Commission's recommended changes to espionage laws a threat to journalists

Proposed changes to official secrets legislation would see the maximum prison sentence for journalists who obtain leaked official documents increased to 14 years.

Published 13 February 2017

England: Law Society condemns plans to slash legal aid by £30m

Ministry of Justice (MoJ) plans to impose cuts of up to £30 million on criminal defence solicitors have been condemned today by the Law Society.

Published 13 February 2017