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DLA Piper welcomes chairman emeritus US Senator George Mitchell to Irish launch

DLA Piper's chairman emeritus, US Senator George Mitchell, arrived in Dublin this week for the official launch of the global law firm's Irish office.

Published 17 May 2019

English and Welsh lawyers on Irish roll may not be allowed to practise before EU courts

English and Welsh lawyers who obtained a practising certificate in Ireland as part of their Brexit preparations may still not be allowed to practise before the EU courts, according to reports.

Published 14 May 2019

Global law firm Clyde & Co opens Dublin office out of Brexit concerns

Global law firm Clyde & Co has announced the launch of a Dublin office out of concern about the impact of Brexit on its Irish law insurance practice.

Published 13 May 2019

UK and Irish Governments reaffirm commitment to Common Travel Area

The UK Government and Irish Government have reaffirmed their commitment to the Common Travel Area (CTA) in a memorandum of understanding signed yesterday.

Published 9 May 2019

UK and Irish Governments to sign memorandum on citizens' rights

The UK Government and Irish Government will today sign a memorandum of understanding on citizens' rights after Brexit.

Published 8 May 2019

Number of English and Welsh solicitors applying to join Irish roll remains strong

English and Welsh solicitors are continuing to join the Irish roll of solicitors in significant numbers nearly three years on from the Brexit vote, new figures reveal.

Published 30 April 2019

Professor Tobias Lock to advise Scottish Parliament committee

Professor Tobias Lock of Maynooth University Department of Law has been appointed constitutional advisor to a Scottish Parliament committee.

Published 9 April 2019

Barristers from north and south discuss challenges of Brexit at annual meeting

Representatives of the barrister profession on both sides of the border focused on the impact of Brexit on the legal and justice sectors at the seventh annual Joint North South Bar Meeting.

Published 8 April 2019

Senior EU lawyers welcomed to Dublin for major conference on Brexit and commercial law

Senior lawyers from across Europe have been welcomed to Dublin today to address the EU Bar Association's (EUBA) annual conference.

Published 5 April 2019

Arthur Cox hosts DCU Brexit Institute conference addressed by Mary McAleese

Arthur Cox welcomed the DCU Brexit Institute to its offices for a major Brexit conference addressed by former president Mary McAleese.

Published 1 April 2019

BLM to expand Dublin office in anticipation of post-Brexit demand

Insurance risk and commercial law specialists BLM has announced plans to recruit 10 more lawyers in Dublin as it anticipates increased demand due to Brexit.

Published 20 March 2019

End to preferential treatment for EU lawyers qualifying in England and Wales under no-deal Brexit

Lawyers from EU jurisdictions would no longer be offered preferential treatment when qualifying in England and Wales if the UK leaves the European Union without a deal.

Published 20 March 2019

Vote Leave slapped with £40,000 fine for unsolicited text messages

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has fined Vote Leave Limited £40,000 for sending out thousands of unsolicited text messages in the run up to the 2016 EU referendum.

Published 20 March 2019

Professor Thom Brooks: Bercow's Brexit decision is legally correct

Thom Brooks, Dean and professor of law and government at Durham Law School, writes on the latest development in the Brexit saga.

Published 19 March 2019

Flanagan lands in New York for week of St Patrick's Day engagements

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has arrived in New York to take part in a programme of events to mark St Patrick's Day.

Published 14 March 2019