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Court of Appeal: Winding-up order of Irish company involved in English court proceedings annulled

The Court of Appeal has annulled a winding-up order of an Irish-registered investment company involved in court proceedings in England.

Published 24 March 2020

Court judgments to be handed down via email during coronavirus outbreak

Written court judgments will be delivered by email instead of being handed down in court under new measures to tackle the coronavirus outbreak.

Published 24 March 2020

Additional measures taken to prevent crowding in criminal courts

Additional measures to prevent crowding in the Criminal Courts of Justice have been announced after "a glitch in the situation" yesterday.

Published 24 March 2020

Irish lawyer Fergal Gaynor appointed to senior prosecution role at Khmer Rouge tribunal

Irish barrister Fergal Gaynor has been appointed to a senior prosecution role at the international tribunal set up to try members of the Khmer Rouge for alleged war crimes in Cambodia.

Published 24 March 2020

McKees partners with financial firms to support SMEs during coronavirus

Belfast law firm McKees has partnered with accountancy firm Harbinson Mulholland and financial services practice Kerr Henderson to support small and medium enterprises during the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 24 March 2020

UK Supreme Court goes online

The UK Supreme Court (UKSC) and Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC) will hear all cases and deliver judgments through video conferencing from today.

Published 24 March 2020

Ashling Walsh & Michael Quinlan: Examinership – an underutilised option for vulnerable but viable companies

Ronan Daly Jermyn partner Ashling Walsh, solicitor Michael Quinlan and trainee Mark Costello take a look at the examinership process as a potentially important restructuring tool for companies in Ireland weathering the current COVID-19 storm.

Published 24 March 2020

Irish trainees to compete in international 'virtual moot' after coronavirus cancellation

Irish trainee solicitors are set to compete in a "virtual moot" following the cancellation of the international rounds of the Price Moot Court Competition 2020.

Published 24 March 2020

Sarah O'Mahony: Practical considerations for both landlords and tenants

Sarah O'Mahony, associate in the real estate team at William Fry, explores the challenges ahead for landlords and tenants of commercial property.

Published 24 March 2020

Cork barrister with COVID-19 recovering at home

A Cork barrister who tested positive for coronavirus is recovering at home after three days in hospital.

Published 24 March 2020

All sit: Virtual court etiquette outlined in England

Guidance on virtual court etiquette in England and Wales has been issued by a judge.

Published 24 March 2020

US: Five-year prison sentence for woman who tried to vote while on parole upheld by appeals court

A controversial five-year prison sentence for a woman who tried to vote without realising she was ineligible because she was on parole has been upheld by a US appeals court.

Published 24 March 2020

And finally... dough nut

A pizzeria employee who allegedly faked a robbery to look good in front of his bosses has been arrested.

Published 24 March 2020

High Court: Employee who claimed he was disciplined for protected disclosures loses appeal

The High Court has refused an appeal from a determination of the Labour Court taken by an employee who claimed that he was being disciplined for having made protection disclosures.

Published 23 March 2020

Legal action against government handling of coronavirus pandemic faces 'high hurdles'

The UK government's reaction to the coronavirus pandemic should be investigated after the emergency has abated but any legal action brought against it will face "high hurdles", lawyers have told our sister publication Scottish Legal News.

Published 23 March 2020