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Brian Daly awarded Holmes O'Malley Sexton Scholarship

Law student Brian Daly has been awarded the prestigious Holmes O'Malley Sexton Scholarship at the University of Limerick (UL).

Published 31 March 2021

Gender pay gap bill to be strengthened through government amendments

Long-awaited gender pay gap reporting legislation is set to be strengthened through new government amendments.

Published 31 March 2021

Blog: When spectators take the hit – spectator litigation in Ireland

William Fry lawyers Patrick Murphy and Laura Flanagan talk about spectator litigation in sport where spectators are struck by golf balls, rugby balls or ice hockey pucks while attending sporting events.

Published 31 March 2021

Domnhall O'Cathain elected president of Brehon Law Society

US attorney Domnhall O'Cathain, who hails from Co Cork, has been elected president of the Brehon Law Society of New York.

Published 31 March 2021

Benjamin Bestgen: Women and safety from violence

Benjamin Bestgen this week discusses violence against women. See his last primer here.

Published 31 March 2021

Junior barristers launch range of hijabs for court

Two London lawyers have developed a hijab for Muslim advocates who struggle to find the right legal attire to wear in court.

Published 31 March 2021

And finally... game's up

The world's largest video game cheating ring, worth around €65 million, has been broken up by an unprecedented police operation.

Published 31 March 2021

Eugene McCague to probe Beacon Hospital vaccine row

Former Arthur Cox chief Eugene McCague has been appointed to investigate a high-profile vaccination row at Beacon Hospital.

Published 30 March 2021

Sarah Johnson appointed to board of National Treatment Purchase Fund

Solicitor Sarah Johnson has been appointed to the board of the National Treatment Purchase Fund (NTPF).

Published 30 March 2021

No prosecutions following HIA inquiry despite 190 criminal complaints

No prosecutions followed the Historical Institutional Abuse (HIA) inquiry despite 190 complaints of criminal activity being passed to the PSNI and 77 files being passed to the Public Prosecution Service (PPS).

Published 30 March 2021

Deals roundup

Our regular round-up of deals involving Irish law firms. Submit your deals to newsdesk@irishlegal.com.

Published 30 March 2021

Parental alienation cases on the rise

An increasing number of cases involving allegations of parental alienation are coming before the Northern Ireland courts, a family lawyer has warned.

Published 30 March 2021

Disabled law firm employee addresses UN committee

A disabled man who works for A&L Goodbody has addressed the UN about his experience in the Irish labour market.

Published 30 March 2021

Ashurst to pay employees bonuses of more than €1,100

Ashurst is to pay its staff a one-off bonus of at least £1,000 (around €1,170) after a strong performance last year.

Published 30 March 2021

Barristers accuse Home Office officials of breaching civil service code with press release

Home Office officials have been accused by prominent barristers of breaching the civil service code by publishing a press release conflating "child rapists" with "failed asylum seekers".

Published 30 March 2021