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Hibernian Law Journal names Matt Gregg as editor-in-chief

The Hibernian Law Journal has announced the appointment of Matt Gregg as its new editor-in-chief as it sets out to work on its next volume.

Published 15 September 2020

Law Society creates new online information sessions for young solicitors

The Law Society of Ireland has developed a new series of free online information sessions for newly qualified and trainee solicitors across the country, the first of which will take place tonight.

Published 15 September 2020

Ed Madden BL: Medical Council sought to depart from a full public hearing

Ed Madden BL examines a recent High Court case in which the Medical Council applied for proceedings to take place either in camera or in an anonymised manner.

Published 15 September 2020

Mason Hayes & Curran report shows mixed feelings in tech industry

Tech companies are cautiously optimistic about the outlook for tech funding but face serious challenges working from home, according to a new survey conducted by Mason Hayes & Curran LLP.

Published 15 September 2020

And finally… green fingers

A woman who married a tree has marked their first wedding anniversary, The Mirror reports.

Published 15 September 2020

Bill to implement screening of foreign direct investment

The government has agreed to draft legislation which will give effect to an EU regulation on screening foreign direct investment coming into Ireland.

Published 14 September 2020

Legal cases expected after release of teachers' estimated grades for Leaving Cert students

Leaving Cert students became entitled to access their school-issued grades online and appeal their results this morning, and lawyers say "legal cases are highly likely".

Published 14 September 2020

Geoffrey Cox threatens to rebel over 'unconscionable' Brexit U-turn

Former Attorney General Geoffrey Cox QC has threatened to rebel in a crucial government vote after calling it "unconscionable" for the UK to break its treaty commitment to the EU.

Published 14 September 2020

Peter Coll QC leading Bobby Storey cremation investigation

Barrister Peter Coll QC is leading the investigation into Belfast City Council's handling of the controversial cremation of Bobby Storey, according to reports.

Published 14 September 2020

Conor Gearty: The rule of law is out in Brexit U-turn

Professor Conor Gearty explores the background to the UK government's threat to depart from its long-standing advocacy of ‘the rule of law’ in international affairs.

Published 14 September 2020

Paul McGarry SC: The Irish legal market can benefit from Brexit

Paul McGarry SC explores the opportunities for Irish lawyers following the UK's exit from the EU.

Published 14 September 2020

European law firm GSK Stockmann sponsors DCU Brexit Institute

European law firm GSK Stockmann has become a new sponsor of the DCU Brexit Institute.

Published 14 September 2020

Maples Group partner Niamh O'Shea wins rising star award

Niamh O'Shea, partner at Maples and Calder LLP, has been recognised as a "Rising Star" at the European Women in Business Law Awards 2020, which happened virtually last week.

Published 14 September 2020

Scotland: Prosecutors make concession in Rangers case

The quantification of damages in the wrongful prosecution of Rangers F.C. administrators will not be affected by causation, counsel for Scotland's Lord Advocate has said.

Published 14 September 2020

Not to be sniffed at: Officer rapped for using cannabis smell as grounds for search

A police officer who stopped and searched a black man on the sole basis of the smell of cannabis has been rapped by a watchdog.

Published 14 September 2020