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(...)

Former solicitor Michael Lynn has been denied bail in Brazil

The former solicitor Michael Lynn has been denied bail in Brazil, having failed to argue that his Irish-issued arrest warrant is invalid there.(...)

Former solicitor Thomas Byrne (47) arriving at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court today. Photograph: Collins Courts.

The then minister for justice Michael McDowell was a guest speaker at Thomas Byrne’s Christmas Party in the Four Seasons, the trial of the former soli(...)

Michael Lynn following his arrest in Brazil. Photograph: Federal Police of Brazil

Fugitive solicitor Michael Lynn faced a federal judge in Brazil yesterday in the latest stage of his battle to avoid extradition to Ireland. At the ev(...)

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(...)

Company registration documents in Recife show Michael Lynn and his wife Bríd Murphy formed a property development company in 2011. Photograph: The Irish Times

Lawyers for the Irish solicitor Michael Lynn will make a bail application on Monday as they prepare his case against extradition to Ireland. A judicia(...)

The street outside the office of the property company co-owned by Irish solicitor and his wife Bríd Murphy in Recife, Brazil. Photograph: Ruadhán Mac Cormaic.

So little light comes through the small window that the visitor has to strain to make out the tiny room in Recife that serves as headquarters to Micha(...)