David Coleman and Michael Lavelle of Lavelle Coleman prior to their split.

Solicitor Michael Lavelle has issued High Court proceedings against his long-time colleague in the firm of Lavelle Coleman, David Coleman. The proceed(...)

South African miners: the National Union of Mineworkers believes that up to 50,000 miners may have contracted an incurable lung disease from severe dust build-ups in mine shafts. photograph: gianluigi guercia/afp/getty images

The Irish Times revealed last week that Dave Coleman and Michael Lavelle, the founding partners of high-profile Dublin law firm Lavelle Coleman, are s(...)

Lavelle Coleman, which advises the National Asset Management Agency and also specialises in multi-party actions by disgruntled investors against financial institutions, declined to comment last night.

Talks are under way between the partners of Lavelle Coleman, one of the most high-profile litigation firms in Dublin, over the future of the business.(...)