Burmese days: Freda Grealy and Rory O’Boyle of the Law Society

These are heady days in Myanmar as the country emerges from decades of isolation under military rule and the southeast Asian nation gets ready to res(...)

Judgments: Key cases in brief

“Proceeds of sale” clause did not give rise to trust between supplier of goods and retail company in liquidation Unitherm Heating Systems Ltd v. Walla(...)

Alone: a leveret could just be waiting for mother hare to come and feed it from time to time. Illustration: Michael Viney

When a northerly wind is tucked behind the hill, the stillness on this side is not merely autumnal but also quite eerie, emptying the sky of life righ(...)

 Ian Smith, Jodie Milne and Andrew Branagan, participants in the Future Voices programme. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

It took five months to find the body of Mairead Healy’s brother after he took his own life at the age of 21 in the River Foyle in Derry. Workin(...)

The Courts Service, which is responsible for managing the courts, said in June the proposals would result in improved services in courtrooms that were equipped with facilities and support services that could not be provided in suburban courthouses.

A proposal to close four courthouses in Dublin and reorganise how the services are delivered in the capital has been shelved, the Courts Service has (...)

The taxing master at the High Court, of which there are two, provides an independent assessment of legal costs incurred by an individual or company involved in litigation when the parties involved cannot reach agreement.

The president of the High Court has given permission to the Law Society to participate in a judicial review of a costs case involving taxing master Ro(...)

Former District Court Judge Heather Perrin, arriving at the Criminal Courts of Justice in February last year. Also in the photograph is Cahir O’Higgins, solicitor(Left) and the judge’s husband Albert Perrin Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Disgraced former judge Heather Perrin has been found guilty of 15 allegations of professional misconduct at a Solicitor’s Disciplinary Tribunal in Dub(...)

Michael Lynn being arrested in Brazil.

Former solicitor Michael Lynn has cost his fellow professionals almost €2.6 million in compensation paid out to his clients, the Law Society of Irelan(...)