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Law Society welcomes ruling in MIBI insurance claims case

The Law Society of Ireland has welcomed a decision by the Court of Appeal to uphold a judgment holding the Motor Insurers Bureau of Ireland (MIBI) liable for outstanding claims following the collapse of an insurance firm.

Published 3 March 2016

Eversheds briefs businesses on Brexit impact on Ireland

The potential implications for Ireland of a British exit from the EU were explored at a special briefing held by Dublin Chamber of Commerce and international law firm Eversheds this morning.

Published 3 March 2016

Mills Selig supports major venture capital conference

Kathryn Walls, director of commercial law firm Mills Selig, addressed a major venture capital conference in Belfast today.

Published 3 March 2016

Two-day symposium to examine policing and regulation of sex work

A two-day symposium examining the policing and regulation of sex work in Ireland begins at Queen's University Belfast (QUB) today.

Published 3 March 2016

No violation of article 6 after evidence found in unlawful search used against man, Strasbourg rules

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has ruled the article 6 right to a fair trial of a German man was not violated after he complained that evidence found coincidentally during an unlawful house search had been admitted in criminal proceedings against him.

Published 3 March 2016

UKSC rules prison service vicariously liable for prisoner's tort

The relationship necessary to give rise to vicarious liability in tort subsisted between a prison service and a prisoner performing work who accidentally injured a catering manager, the UK Supreme Court has ruled.

Published 3 March 2016

Winners of Justice in the Community Awards named

Northern Ireland's Justice Minister David Ford has named the winners of the Justice in the Community Awards 2016.

Published 3 March 2016

MTB Solicitors raise £350 for cancer charity

Staff at Belfast law firm McCartan Turkington Breen (MTB) have raised £350 for Cancer Research UK.

Published 3 March 2016

Court of Appeal overturns damages awarded to man incorrectly denied permanent residence

The case between Ewaen Fred Ogieriakhi and the Minister for Justice and Equality, Ireland, the Attorney General and An Post had spanned ten years, and been before a number of High Court judges, the Supreme Court, the European Court of Justice and finally the Court of Appeal.

Published 2 March 2016

Publication of Privacy Shield rules a 'welcome step'

Lawyers have welcomed more information about the new regime governing the transfer of personal data between the EU and the US.

Published 2 March 2016

Mediators' Institute congratulates mediator on election to Dáil

The Mediators' Institute of Ireland (MII) has congratulated a MII-certified mediator on her election to the Dáil.

Published 2 March 2016

Mills Selig launches rebrand at Belfast event

Commercial law firm Mills Selig launched a "bold new look" for the firm at a special event in Belfast yesterday.

Published 2 March 2016

Ford urges no complacency in prison reform

Northern Ireland's Justice Minister David Ford has urged against complacency on prison reform while speaking at an event to mark the formal end of the prison reform programme.

Published 2 March 2016

Judges claimed €1.65 million in expenses in 2015

Expenses claimed by judges in 2015 declined by €80,000 on the previous year to reach a total of €1.65 million, The Irish Times reports.

Published 2 March 2016

Police hacking powers extended under new snoopers' charter

Police in the UK will be able to hack electronic devices in order to access users’ web browsing history under the revised Investigatory Powers Bill.

Published 2 March 2016