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David Davis, the UK Brexit secretary who told the BBC’s Andrew Marr that last week’s deal on the Border was more “a statement of intent” than a legally binding treaty. Photograph: Jeff Overs/BBC/PA

Divorce talks between the United Kingdom and the European Union can move on to phase two after EU leaders yesterday judged that “sufficient progress” (...)

An increasing number of new-build developers are refusing to include the protective clause that was once commonplace. Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters

Buyers in new developments across the Republic could be risking their deposits by purchasing property without a protective clause in place should thei(...)

The signing of the treaty at the opening session of the International Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities at the United Nations in 2007. Photograph:  Timothy A Clary/AFP/Getty Images

The ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities by the Government is “overdue” after 10 years of delays, the director(...)

Revenue is reportedly asking Irish banks to voluntarily disclose details about offshore clients

The Sunday Times Revenue has been in touch with Irish banks embroiled in the Paradise Papers controversy asking that they voluntarily disclose inform(...)

I am trying to buy a house however the seller is not in possession of the original planning or title deeds for the house. They are trying to push the (...)

 Mr Justice Peter Kelly upheld a €5,000 fine imposed by a Law Society Solicitors’ Disciplinary Tribunal on Barry Sheehan, Marlboro Street, Cork.

A solicitor who challenged a finding against him of misconduct has lost his appeal. The appeal, which arose from a threat to destroy files belonging (...)

Chinese president Xi Jinping delivering a speech at the Communist Party congress in Beijing on Wednesday. China’s legal system has become worse during the five years of Mr Xi’s ’s rule, say rights activists. Photograph:  Lintao Zhang/Getty Images

China has made great progress in constructing its judicial system, delegates were told at the Communist Party congress in Beijing, and legal experts (...)

Making the orders sought, Mr Justice Peter Kelly said this was “sadly another case of a solicitor with a deficit on their client account”.

A struck-off solicitor who had a deficit of €625,000 on a client account is not a fit person to be a member of the solicitors profession, the presiden(...)

Erika Browne  and Paula Kearney who addressed the conference Inside Out: the Human Rights Implications of Imprisonment, at the Law Society, Dublin, at the weekend.

The damage caused to women and children when mothers are sent to prison is “enormous”, a former drug abuser and convicted shop lifter told a human rig(...)

Joan Deane said she and her family found it very difficult to deal with the loss of Russell while also dealing with a prosecution system that gave them little voice and little support. Photograph:  Collins Courts

A woman whose son was killed after three men broke into her home told a conference on imprisonment and human rights at the weekend that the defence at(...)

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