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The Law Society has started blocking the use of some messaging apps on its premises after offensive comments were made about female trainee solicitors. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

The Law Society has started blocking the use of some messaging apps on its premises after offensive comments were made about female trainee solicitors(...)

Minister for Justice and Equality Charlie Flanagan. Photograph: Tom Honan for The Irish Times

Partners in law firms will be able to protect their personal assets by using new corporate structures following a move on Monday by Minister for Justi(...)

The Law Society of Ireland, Blackhall Place, Dublin. The society says its solicitors roll had received 1,560 applications in the year to date. Photograph: Eric Luke

UK law firms have ramped up preparation for Brexit by registering a record number of solicitors in Ireland but confusion remains about how many of th(...)

Green Party member Saoirse McHugh, a candidate in the European elections,  has said she would leave the party if it entered coalition with Fianna Fáil or Fine Gael. Photograph: Michael McLaughlin

The Green Party will hold its first major debate on joining a coalition government after the general election, when its national convention opens on S(...)

Ciaran Breen, director of the State Claims Agency. File photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennells.

The State Claims Agency has said it is handling 117 legal claims in relation to the CervicalCheck screening controversy. Ciaran Breen, director of t(...)

The Law Society of Ireland has called on the Government to adopt a formal consultation period ahead of important tax law changes, particularly the Fin(...)

Oberstown children’s detention centre. Photograph: Iain White/Fennell Photography

“When you are out in Dublin, a guard stops you without any reason and brings you to the station, and you are let out 20 minutes later, which is a wast(...)

Ms Justice Mary Finlay Geoghegan pictured in the Four Courts on her last day as a Supreme Court  judge. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Supreme Court judge has warned there is a “real risk” the courts will be unable to administer justice in line with the Constitution and European Con(...)

An elderly  woman  was recently removed from her home and taken to a hospital for physical and psychiatric assessment after being found living in abject squalor. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

An elderly woman lived in “abject squalor” in her home for almost two years without light, heat and adequate nutrition when €164,000 was lodged in cou(...)

Between 2006 and 2017, the number of claims awarded rocketed by 127 per cent and the value of these claims soared by 174 per cent

While it has been in the headlines of late, the issue of rising personal injury claims and their impact on insurance premiums – and thus on businesses(...)

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