Brazil’s supreme court has voted to allow the extradition of fugitive solicitor Michael Lynn back to Ireland. Picture Garrett White / Collins

More than 8,000km from Dublin, in the modernist halls of the Supreme Federal Court in Brasilia, a remarkable seven-year saga edged towards its dénouem(...)

A class of his own: Michael Lynn at the Britanic school in Brazil, where he was teaching until his arrest last week
Michael Lynn’s second life

‘The World Awaits.’ For Michael Lynn the slogan draped across the facade of the Britanic language school must have sounded more like a taunt than a pr(...)

Michael Lynn:  After the first legal actions began against him, he left Ireland. An arrest warrant was issued in late 2007 after he failed to attend at the High Court. He has not returned to Ireland since.   Photograph: Garrett White/Collins

Michael Lynn’s transformation from a small-time solicitor with a one-man practice in west Dublin into a tycoon with 148 properties, 154 bank accounts (...)