The Law Society of Ireland welcomed its freshest crop of solicitors with a parchment ceremony at Blackhall Place last month. Fifty-two new lawyers were admitted to the Roll of Solicitors

The Law Society of Ireland welcomed its freshest crop of solicitors with a parchment ceremony at Blackhall Place late last month. Fifty-two newly qual(...)

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald: said the European Commission had found “some of the current restrictions being applied in this jurisdiction may be disproportionate.” Photograph: Barry Cronin

The European Commission is taking infringement proceedings against Ireland in connection with an alleged breach of a directive which eased restriction(...)

Pictured at the funeral of Circuit Court judge Katherine Delahunt at the Church of the Sacred Heart, Donnybrook, from left, Supreme Court Justice John Mc Menamin, Court of Appeal president  Sean Ryan, Sarah O Hagan, Circuit Court judge John O’Hagan and Finbar Fox SC. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Judge Katherine Delahunt was a vibrant, warm, loving and loved person, who was “always up for a bit of mischief” her funeral Mass heard this morning. (...)

Pat Davitt, chief executive of IPAV: calling for the introduction of purchase contracts. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Frustration with conveyancing delays of up to four and a half months prompted estate agents organisation IPAV to meet the Law Society this week in (...)

Delays in conveyancing by solicitors is causing lost sales and banks to withdraw finance. Photograph: Eric Luke

At a meeting of the Oireachtas Committee on Justice earlier this month, members were told that six in every 10 auctioneers were experiencing delays in(...)

The Friary Building office complex on Bowe Street in Dublin 7

Property agent Allsop is seeking €2.3 million for the Friary Building office complex on Bowe Street in Dublin 7. The three-storey over basement terrac(...)

This way for . . . Senior counsel reported doing the highest proportion of free legal advice work in a recent survey, with 50 per cent giving their time frequently

“It’s definitely a new movement, but it’s one that is growing,” said Pila coordinator Rachel Power of pro bono work in the legal profession.Pila (Publ(...)

The President of the High Court, Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns, has said “comfortable assumptions” that legal fees should continue as before “without the slightest regard for privations experienced by citizens”, including other professionals, does not serve “the interests of justice”. Photograph: Alan Betson

The President of the High Court has said “comfortable assumptions” that legal fees should continue as before “without the slightest regard for privati(...)

Tree surgeon Stephen Buchanan working on trees near Maynooth , Co KildarePhotograph: Eric Luke/ The Irish Times

Stephen Buchanan was about five years old when he first saw a tree being felled. It was in the family’s garden in Castleknock when Dutch elm struck(...)

A solicitor who failed to comply with undertakings to banks in relation to property transactions for clients has been struck off by the High Court. J (...)