Since 2016, more than 4,500 qualified solicitors from England and Wales have added their names to the Irish Roll of Solicitors. Photograph: iStock

Irish solicitors, along with solicitors in Wales and England, will be able to practice in each other’s jurisdiction under an agreement reached by the (...)

Harry Potter author JK Rowling (48) had said it had been “wonderful” to publish without hype or expectation and to get feedback under a different name, even if that meant some publishers rejected her work - as they had when she first touted her Harry Potter books. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

A lawyer who blew JK Rowling’s cover when she wrote a detective novel under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith has been fined £1,000 (€1,200) and receiv(...)