The court’s decision leaves Michael Lynn with no further legal recourse in his campaign to avoid returning to Ireland.

Brazil’s supreme court on Tuesday removed the final legal barrier to the extradition back to Ireland of fugitive former solicitor Michael Lynn to face(...)

One of the final barriers to the extradition of fugitive solicitor Michael Lynn from Brazil to Ireland to face charges relating to the collapse of his property empire is expected to be overcome next week. Photograph: Federal Police of Brazil.

One of the final barriers to the extradition of fugitive former solicitor Michael Lynn from Brazil to Ireland to face charges relating to the collaps(...)

The overall €3.67 million paid out by the Law Society compensation fund in 2014 compared to €2.85 million in 2013, €4.3 million in 2012 and €3.69 million in 2011. File photograph: Getty Images

The amount paid out in claims by the Law Society to compensate clients of rogue solicitors rose by 29 per cent to €3.67 million in 2014. The Law Soci(...)

Remy Farrell SC, for Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform Frances Fitzgerald, said it was “ironic” the more “infamous the conduct of the person concerned”, the more difficult it would be to expel them from your territory.

Serious questions involving national security, the threat of extremist Islamist groups and the possibility of deporting someone to a regime where they(...)

Mr Lynn was arrested in Brazil almost two years ago – on August 29th – and has been held since in a prison in the city of Recife while fighting efforts to return him to Ireland. Photograph: Federal Police of Brazil

Fugitive lawyer Michael Lynn should be back in Ireland before the end of the year to face charges relating to the collapse of his property empire, acc(...)

Overcrowded and described as barbarous:  Cotel prison in Recife, Brazil. Photograph: Federal Police of Brazil

On a muggy Wednesday morning a steady stream of women make their way towards the Cotel remand prison, home of the fugitive Irish lawyer Michael Lynn s(...)

Michael Lynne: being held in a prison in the city of Recife. Photograph:  Garrett White/Collins

Brazil’s supreme court has cleared the way for the extradition of fugitive former solicitor Michael Lynn back to Ireland to face charges relating to t(...)

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(...)

Police outside the  Supreme Federal Court in Brasília, Brazil. Photograph Tom Hennigan/The Irish Times

Brazil’s supreme court has voted to allow the extradition of fugitive solicitor Michael Lynn back to Ireland. Marco Aurélio, the justice assigned to s(...)

Michael Lynn following his arrest in Brazil. Mr Lynn is in jail in Brazil pending a decision on his extradition. His lawyers claim that he may have tuberculosis and have requested that he be transferred to hospital. Photograph: Federal Police of Brazil

Lawyers for the former solicitor Michael Lynn, who is in jail in Brazil pending a decision on his extradition, claim that he may have tuberculosis and(...)