Louise O’Keeffe: the mother of two was sexually abused by a teacher in a Co Cork primary school in the 1970s. photograph: garrett white/collins court

The Cork-based firm Ernest J Cantillon has been recognised for its work in securing a landmark European Court of Human Rights ruling on childhood abus(...)

46 St Stephen’s Green: one of four office investments in south inner city offered for sale on behalf of Bank of Scotland (Ireland)

Commercial Property EditorOne of the top performing pension funds IPUT is the front runner to buy a high-profile office building at the junction of St(...)

Dante’s Inferno created a world of pain and suffering beyond all previous human imagination. His vision defined our modern picture of hell – a subterr(...)

“Minister for Justice Alan Shatter has said the new specialist judges appointed to the Circuit Court will deal with applications under the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill. It is therefore essential they obtain the necessary training.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The long-awaited Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013 was published last week. The Bill strongly reflects the recommendations of recent Law R(...)

A surprise move

Loyalty to an employer is known to be very strong in the Dublin legal world, particularly at higher levels. It’s thus something of a surprise t(...)