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McCann FitzGerald: Profession at 'crossroads of legal innovation'

McCann FitzGerald's managing partner has said the Irish legal profession is at a "crossroads of legal innovation", which it can either embrace or face irrelevance.

Published 4 September 2017

New Letterkenny courthouse building nears completion

Letterkenny's new courthouse is nearly completed and the first sitting there will be held in December, the Donegal Democrat reports.

Published 4 September 2017

Conor McGregor to fight over EU trademark applications

Fighter Conor McGregor is set to swap the ring for the courtroom for a series of trademark battles.

Published 4 September 2017

John McKnight obituary

The Irish Times has published a full obituary for former solicitor and Armagh footballer John McKnight, who passed away at the age of 84.

Published 4 September 2017

Victims' organisation opens office in London

A victims' organisation based in Lisnaskea has announced the opening of an office in London.

Published 4 September 2017

England: Trainee solicitor convicted of providing illegal immigration advice

A trainee solicitor has been convicted of providing illegal immigration advice and services.

Published 4 September 2017

Max Hill QC: Sentences for terror offences may be too low

Prison sentences for some terror offences may be too low, the UK's independent reviewer of terrorism legislation has said.

Published 4 September 2017

High Court: Zurich joined as co-defendants in personal injury proceedings despite plaintiffs’ objections

Zurich have been successful in their application to be joined as co-defendants in personal injury proceedings, despite declining to insure the policy holder in the proceedings.

Published 1 September 2017

Matheson: 'Unrivalled' opportunities on US West Coast

Business opportunities on the US West Coast are "unrivalled", according to Matheson, the first Irish law firm to open an office there.

Published 1 September 2017

Police reform website now accepting submissions

The Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland is now accepting online submissions from individuals and organisations on all issues relevant to the Commission’s terms of reference.

Published 1 September 2017

Family of Ibrahim Halawa consider lawsuit against Egypt

The family of Irish citizen Ibrahim Halawa are preparing a lawsuit against Egypt over delays to his trial in Cairo, The Irish News reports.

Published 1 September 2017

Woman awarded nearly £12,000 in discrimination case

A woman who brought a case against her former employer under the Disability Discrimination Act with support from the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland has been awarded £11,840.

Published 1 September 2017

ByrneWallace to sponsor software awards for second year

ByrneWallace has announced it will sponsor the Annual Irish Software Awards - now in its 25th year - for the second year in a row.

Published 1 September 2017

Rape accused given permission to leave Ireland to work in music festivals

A man awaiting trial on rape charges has been given permission to travel to the UK to attend two music festivals, the Irish Independent reports.

Published 1 September 2017

England: Parking firm meets its match after fining QC

A parking firm that took a barrister to court over a £85 fine has been ordered to pay £1,550 in costs after a judge dismissed the case.

Published 1 September 2017