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Matheson partner speaks at litigation funding and insurance seminar

Sharon Daly, head of the commercial litigation and dispute resolution team at Matheson, spoke at a litigation funding and insurance seminar this morning.

Published 2 March 2016

UKSC holds company vicariously liable for employee who punched customer in unprovoked attack

A company has been held vicariously liable for the actions of its employee at a petrol station who made an unprovoked attack on a customer after the UK Supreme Court said the “close connection” test was satisfied.

Published 2 March 2016

Carson McDowell supports ChildLine's 30th anniversary

Victoria O’Hara, associate at Carson McDowell, showed the firm's support for ChildLine at a recent event to mark its 30th anniversary.

Published 2 March 2016

Judge criticises Law Society for specifying sum to be claimed for backdated practising certificates

The President of the High Court Mr Justice Kelly has made an order of costs in respect of a number of backdated practising certificates, in which he criticized the Law Society for claiming an entitlement to seek €350 in costs from each solicitor who applies to have their practising certificate backdated.

Published 1 March 2016

Young lawyers to hear from Making a Murderer attorney at Belfast conference

Jerry Buting, star lawyer from hit documentary series Making a Murderer, will speak at the European Young Bar Association's Spring conference in Belfast.

Published 1 March 2016

Prosecutors drop case against man accused of carrying out Omagh bombing

The Public Prosecution Service (PPS) has dropped charges against the only man facing criminal prosecution over the Omagh bombing in 1998.

Published 1 March 2016

Arthur Cox trainees triumph in The Irish Times Debate

Arthur Cox trainees Ross O’Mahony and Aaron Vickery, representing the Solicitors’ Apprentice Debating Society of Ireland, won the Grand Final of the annual Irish Times Debate.

Published 1 March 2016

Solicitors to waive will-making fees for NI Hospice initiative

More than 40 Northern Ireland solicitors will waive their will-making fees in March in return for a donation to NI Hospice.

Published 1 March 2016

Tributes paid to the late Judge Mary O’Halloran

Tributes have been paid to a former Co Limerick judge who has passed away at the age of 65.

Published 1 March 2016

Garda launches bid to stop investigation into alleged media leak

A senior Garda has launched a legal bid to stop an inquiry into allegations that he passed sensitive information to the media.

Published 1 March 2016

Report examines implementation of animal welfare legislation

Northern Ireland's Justice Minister David Ford and Agriculture Minister Michelle O’Neill yesterday launched a report on the implementation of animal welfare legislation.

Published 1 March 2016

High Court finds RTE’s criteria for inviting participants to electoral debate not unconstitutional

, the Court found that the criteria did not amount to a policy, as it emerged from a consideration of the current political landscape.

Published 29 February 2016

Stephen Farry tipped to become Justice Minister after May

Northern Ireland's Employment and Learning Minister Stephen Farry is widely tipped to replace David Ford as Justice Minister after the May election.

Published 29 February 2016

Ex-Justice Minister Alan Shatter unseated in Irish election

Ireland's former Justice Minister Alan Shatter has left the Dáil for the second time in his political career.

Published 29 February 2016

Lawyers and media professionals attend Belfast media conference

More than 100 lawyers and media professionals convened in Stormont on Friday at a conference organised by the non-profit Belfast Solicitors Association (BSA).

Published 29 February 2016