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High Court overturns dissolution of Siteserv for IBRC inquiry

The High Court in Dublin has overturned an order dissolving Siteserv to aid the ongoing investigation into the wind-up of the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC).

Published 8 December 2015

Conviction for worst traffic accident found 'unduly lenient'

The Court of Appeal has doubled the sentence of a man whose dangerous driving caused the worst traffic accident in Ireland's history.

Published 8 December 2015

Dalriada School and Banbridge Academy pupils win NI Mock Trial Competition

Pupils from across Northern Ireland took on the roles of barristers and witnesses at the 24th National Mock Trial Competition in the Royal Courts of Justice in Belfast.

Published 8 December 2015

The Bar and Law Society to host freedom of speech event

The Bar of Ireland and Law Society Skillnet will focus on freedom of speech at an event later this week to mark European Lawyers Day and World Human Rights Day.

Published 8 December 2015

David Ford cracking down on business crime and cybercrime

Northern Ireland's Department of Justice has cracked down on business crime in conjunction with the PSNI over the past financial year, Justice Minister David Ford has said.

Published 8 December 2015

TCD student Diarmuid Hickey wins A&L Goodbody accolade

Diarmuid Hickey, a law student at Trinity College Dublin (TCD), has won A&L Goodbody's Bold Ideas Student Innovation Award 2015.

Published 8 December 2015

Alan Rusbridger to address TCD Law Society

Alan Rusbridger, former editor-in-chief of The Guardian newspaper, will visit Dublin next Tuesday at the invitation of the Trinity College Dublin (TCD) Law Society.

Published 8 December 2015

Emily Logan to launch human rights book at UCD School of Law

Emily Logan, chief commissioner of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC) will today launch a new book on human rights law at an event hosted by the University College Dublin (UCD) School of Law.

Published 8 December 2015

New book sets out history of UCD Sutherland School of Law

The UCD Sutherland School of Law has hosted a law alumni reception to launch The Law School of University College Dublin, a new book by Professor W. N. Osborough.

Published 8 December 2015

Suspension on DIT campus contract lifted

The High Court has lifted an automatic suspension which had prevented the National Treasury Management Agency and Minister for Education and Skills from concluding a contract for the construction of a new DIT campus at Grangegorman.

Published 7 December 2015

Media blamed for stoking row over Legal Services Regulation Bill

A leading figure in the Law Society of Ireland has attributed a row over the Legal Services Regulation Bill to "over the top" reporting by the Irish media.

Published 7 December 2015

Judgment in NI same-sex marriage cases expected after Christmas

A judgment in two major challenges to Northern Ireland's ban on same-sex marriages will be delivered after Christmas, the High Court has heard.

Published 7 December 2015

A&L Goodbody collaboration with Irish Refugee Council hailed

A collaboration between Dublin-based firm A&L Goodbody and the Irish Refugee Council's Independent Law Centre has won a prestigious European award.

Published 7 December 2015

Marie McGinley, Lee Murphy and Gavin O'Flaherty join Eversheds as partners

Three new partners have joined international law firm Eversheds in its expanding Irish corporate and commercial practice.

Published 7 December 2015

FLAC lecture hears human rights important on road to recovery

Lawyers, politicians, academics and government agencies can do more to advance human rights in Ireland, FLAC's senior solicitor Michael Farrell has said.

Published 7 December 2015