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High Court: Hotelier must pay €200,000 domicile levy after court says his income is more than €1 million

The High Court has determined that a hotel owner must pay €200,000 as part of the domicile levy on the basis that his worldwide income was more than €1 million but his income tax liability was less than €200,000.

Published 19 July 2021

Walkers Ireland announces multiple senior lawyer promotions

Walkers Ireland LLP has announced its 2021 partner, of counsel and senior associate promotions.

Published 19 July 2021

Family farms and businesses to be excluded from care costs

Family-owned farms and businesses will no longer be taken into account when calculating the cost of a person’s nursing home care under legislation due to come into force.

Published 19 July 2021

Trainee solicitor awarded over €24k in back pay

A trainee solicitor who claimed that he was paid less than minimum wage during his traineeship has been awarded €24,155 in back pay.

Published 19 July 2021

New legislation to limit cost of credit on moneylending loans

A new bill to restrict the total cost of credit on moneylending loans will be drafted following government approval.

Published 19 July 2021

Blog: CJEU rules on liability of internet platforms for user uploads

William Fry partner Colette Brady and trainee solicitor Darragh Larkin consider the latest EU case law on user-generated content.

Published 19 July 2021

Ulster student named as Law Neuberger prize winner

Colm Crothers has been named the first-ever Ulster University student to be awarded the Neuberger Prize.

Published 19 July 2021

Former solicitor's details being used in employment scam

A former Northern Ireland solicitor's details are being used as part of an employment scam targeting the UK health sector, the PSNI has warned.

Published 19 July 2021

Competition watchdog to gain new post-Brexit powers

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is to be given new powers to fine companies that rip off customers, make misleading claims, or have unfair terms and conditions.

Published 19 July 2021

A&L Goodbody lawyer named aviation lawyers' 'rising star'

Keith Mulhern, aviation and transport finance associate at A&L Goodbody (ALG), has been recognised as a "rising star" in the Airfinance Journal's Guide to aviation lawyers 2021.

Published 19 July 2021

New online learning hub on sexual consent announced

A new online learning hub on sexual consent for third level education has been announced and will be available for the new academic year.

Published 19 July 2021

Michael Gove to be questioned by Lords constitution committee

Michael Gove will be questioned by peers tomorrow as part of an inquiry into the future governance of the UK, exploring topics such as intergovernmental relations, promoting the Union across Government and funding arrangements.

Published 19 July 2021

Human rights lawyers around the world allegedly targeted with Israeli-made spyware

Human rights lawyers are among tens of thousands of people whose phones were allegedly targeted with spyware made by an Israeli company and sold to law enforcement agencies worldwide, according to a major investigation.

Published 19 July 2021

And finally... on a different planet

A police officer who called for backup because she was being pursued by a "drone" was left red-faced after colleagues pointed out it was the planet Jupiter.

Published 19 July 2021

Court of Appeal: Murder convictions overturned for two men in joint enterprise case

The Court of Appeal has overturned the convictions of two men who were found guilty of murder under the doctrine of joint enterprise. The two appellants had been present at the time and had assisted a third man in the aftermath of the killing.

Published 16 July 2021