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Law Society donates £10,000 to Community Justice Fund

The Law Society of Northern Ireland has donated £10,000 to the Access to Justice Foundation's Community Justice Fund.

Published 23 June 2020

Eoin Brereton: COVID-19 guidance offers reassurance to company directors

Eoin Brereton, partner at Philip Lee, considers new guidance on directors' duties during COVID-19.

Published 23 June 2020

Katie McAuliffe: How COVID-19 is impacting healthcare litigation

Katie McAuliffe, senior associate at Mason Hayes & Curran, explores the impact of COVID-19 on healthcare litigation.

Published 23 June 2020

Ombudsman to investigate policing of protests during COVID-19

The Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland has launched an investigation into the PSNI's enforcement of public health regulations at large public gatherings, including recent Black Lives Matter protests.

Published 23 June 2020

Michael Kennedy

London lawyer Michael Kennedy, who once represented scores of prominent Irish footballers including Roy Keane, has passed away.

Published 23 June 2020

John R. Sullivan

Retired solicitor John R. Sullivan has passed away, the Law Society of Northern Ireland has said.

Published 23 June 2020

John Sturrock QC reflects on mediation and negotiation in new book

Mediator John Sturrock QC has published a collection of articles and blog posts he has written in recent years, containing reflections on mediation, negotiation, politics and other topics, including the current pandemic.

Published 23 June 2020

And finally... boom, boom

A lawyer who responded to a misconduct investigation with "BOOM SHAKALAKA" was rightfully suspended, a court has found.

Published 23 June 2020

Ms Justice Irvine takes up role as High Court president

Ms Justice Mary Irvine has taken up her new role as president of the High Court after making her constitutional declaration in a small ceremony overseen by Chief Justice Frank Clarke.

Published 22 June 2020

Citizens who came to Ireland as refugees win family reunification case in Supreme Court

Two people who came to Ireland as refugees but were subsequently naturalised as Irish citizens were unlawfully denied access to the family reunification scheme, the Supreme Court has found in a landmark ruling.

Published 22 June 2020

Department of Justice taking 'wholly unfair' approach to personal injury discount rate

Northern Ireland's Department of Justice is taking a "wholly unfair" approach to the personal injury discount rate, the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) has said.

Published 22 June 2020

NUI Galway School of Law welcomes four new adjunct professors

NUI Galway has welcomed the appointment of four new adjunct professors in its School of Law.

Published 22 June 2020

Online immigration registration renewal system rolled out to Dublin students

Non-EEA students based in Dublin can renew their immigration registration online under a new system launched today.

Published 22 June 2020

Views sought on adult restorative justice strategy

A consultation on an adult restorative justice strategy for Northern Ireland has been launched today.

Published 22 June 2020

Brian Hunt and Michael Quinlan: Insurance reform – a top political priority

Ronan Daly Jermyn partner Brian Hunt and solicitor Michael Quinlan take a look at the ambitious plans for legislative reforms in the insurance sector.

Published 22 June 2020