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Three UCD law lecturers win university recognition

Three lecturers at UCD Sutherland School of Law have been recognised with teaching and learning awards this year.

Published 6 September 2017

Pat Hickey trial to begin in Brazil in late November

The trial in Brazil of Pat Hickey, former president of the Olympic Council of Ireland, on charges of theft, tax evasion, money-laundering and criminal association will begin in November.

Published 6 September 2017

A&L Goodbody writing programme wins accolade

A unique writing programme sponsored by law firm A&L Goodbody has been recognised in the Best Use of Creativity in the Community category at the Business to Arts Awards in Dublin.

Published 6 September 2017

Tughans joins race in aid of Cauldwell Children

Belfast firm Tughans has urged fellow solicitors across Northern Ireland to lace up their trainers and get teams together to race to the top of River House in aid of a local charity.

Published 6 September 2017

Children's Law Centre (NI) turns twenty

The Children's Law Centre celebrated its twentieth anniversary yesterday at the leading charity’s Belfast offices on the Ormeau Road.

Published 5 September 2017

High Court: Digital rights group has application for preliminary ruling dismissed

A digital privacy group has had its application for a preliminary ruling on the validity of domestic legislation refused in the High Court.

Published 5 September 2017

LK Shields appoints IP, tech and data privacy partner

Dublin-based corporate and commercial firm LK Shields has announced the appointment of Jeanne Kelly as a partner in their intellectual property, technology and data privacy team.

Published 5 September 2017

In pictures: Opening of the New Legal Year

Northern Ireland's annual judicial procession took place in Belfast at the Opening of the New Legal Year this morning.

Published 5 September 2017

Private reprimands for judges was product of lobbying

Controversial proposals to protect the names of judges who have been reprimanded for misconduct were introduced on the lobbying of the judiciary, The Irish Times reports.

Published 5 September 2017

Employee whose electronic communications were monitored suffered article 8 violations

A man whose electronic communications were monitored by his employer suffered a violation of his article 8 rights, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights has ruled.

Published 5 September 2017

Sex workers report increased attacks after law change

Sex worker organisations have said the criminalisation of the purchase of sex in Ireland has led to a sharp increase in attacks on sex workers, The Irish Times reports.

Published 5 September 2017

Scottish Limited Partnerships used to funnel billions from Azerbaijan

British companies using Scottish Limited Partnerships (SLPs) are at the centre of a scheme to funnel money out of Azerbaijan, The Guardian has discovered.

Published 5 September 2017

Review of civil and family justice makes over 400 recommendations

The judge-led review of Northern Ireland's civil and family justice systems has produced two reports with over 400 recommendations for "transformative change".

Published 5 September 2017

Court of Appeal: Prison escapee's return after five years 'at large' not unlawful

Overturning a decision of the High Court, a three-judge Court of Appeal has found the arrest and detention of an escapee, five years after “walking out” of an open prison, to be in accordance with the law.

Published 4 September 2017

Michael Hegarty joins Reddy Charlton Solicitors

Dublin firm Reddy Charlton Solicitors has announced the appointment of Michael Hegarty as a principal consultant.

Published 4 September 2017