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McCann Fitzgerald launches Data Investigations Group

McCann FitzGerald has announced the establishment of its “entirely new” Data Investigations Group, which will manage high-volume document review and reporting.

Published 21 June 2016

Civil liberties group publishes report on freedom of religion versus equality

The Irish Council of Civil Liberties (ICCL) has today published a new report that "draws the line" between the right to freedom of religion and equality rights.

Published 21 June 2016

ECJ Advocate General: Rental and lending rights in respect of books also apply to ebooks

The rental and lending rights in respect of books also applies to electronic books according to an Advocate General of the European Court of Justice.

Published 21 June 2016

UK: Man succeeds to baronetcy granted by Charles II in landmark DNA case

A man who claimed entitlement to the Baronetcy of Stichill on the basis that DNA evidence put in doubt his rival’s claim has succeeded after the Board of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council found in his favour.

Published 21 June 2016

Arthur Cox wins three Euromoney Europe Women in Business Law awards

Arthur Cox took home three awards at the Euromoney Europe Women in Business Law awards ceremony in London for its efforts to ensure the advancement of women in the legal profession.

Published 21 June 2016

Brexit fears drive City lawyers to seek admission in Ireland

A record number of UK solicitors will have been admitted to practice in Ireland in the first six months of 2016 due to Brexit fears, the Law Society of Ireland has said.

Published 20 June 2016

Tributes paid to the late Judge Philpott QC

Members of the legal profession have paid tribute to the late Judge Corinne Philpott QC, whose death was announced Friday.

Published 20 June 2016

Book of Quantum revision expected to push up lower-level injury awards

The revised Book of Quantum will recommend higher personal injury compensation awards for lower-level injuries and lower awards for more serious or permanent injuries, the Irish Independent reports.

Published 20 June 2016

Report examines 19 child care law cases

The first report of the second phase of the Child Care Law Reporting Project's (CCLRP) work has been published online today.

Published 20 June 2016

Rebecca Moffett among 15 recent Tughans promotions

Belfast firm Tughans has continued to expand with the promotion of Rebecca Moffett to partner.

Published 20 June 2016

Government considers giving 'double fine' option to motorists who miss fine deadline

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald will tomorrow propose giving motorists who miss fine deadlines the option of paying a "double fine" to avoid appearing in court, the Irish Independent reports.

Published 20 June 2016

Mr Justice Clarke urges review of Garda Síochána Act 2005

A report published in part by Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald recommends a series of measures to change the way investigations under the Garda Síochána Act 2005 take place after the death of Sergeant Michael Galvin.

Published 20 June 2016

QUB professor gives constitutional perspective on EU referendum

Dr Colin Harvey, professor in human rights law at Queen's University Belfast, gives a constitutional perspective on the UK's referendum on EU membership in a new video published on YouTube.

Published 20 June 2016

ByrneWallace secures ISO 27001 certification

ByrneWallace has responded to the increasing risk of cybercrime to legal professinoals by becoming what it claims is the first large Irish law firm certified for ISO 27001 by Certification Europe in Ireland.

Published 20 June 2016