Ken Murphy

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Sainsbury’s supermarket in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England.

For an industry known for wafer-thin margins and cut-throat competition, UK food retail has benefited from a tide of good news in recent weeks. Indus(...)

‘There will be great interest in seeing who the first Irish solicitor in history to be made a senior counsel will be,’ the director general of the Law Society, Ken Murphy, said. Photograph: Eric Luke

Solicitors are now able to apply to become senior counsel, under changes passed in legislation five years ago now coming into force that will overturn(...)

Deputy Bríd Smith claimed Mr Justice Garrett Simons had ‘put the boot into workers’. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Both the judiciary and the Minister for Justice have strongly criticised a personalised attack by People Before Profit (PBP) TD Bríd Smith on a High C(...)

“God knows when jury trials will be back. I suspect they won’t be until October at the earliest. That will be very tough on people.” Photograph: Getty Images

The closure of the courts has “turned off” the income stream of many of the State’s barristers, while for solicitors the stalling of the property mark(...)

Notices of additional changes were issued by the Courts Service late on Monday afternoon. Photograph: Collins

Further significant restrictions in the work being done in the courts have been introduced against a backdrop where many lawyers were concerned about (...)

The Law Society of Ireland at Blackhall Place, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

The law firm with the seventh-highest number of solicitors entitled to practice law in the Republic doesn’t have an office here, the latest figures sh(...)

Sales were up 1.9 per cent on a like-for-like basis over the Christmas trading period

Tesco Ireland recorded sales of €1.02 billion in the final 19 weeks of last year, up 2 per cent on the same period a year earlier on a like-for-like b(...)

Analysts at Bernstein valued the Asian business at £6.5 billion to £7.2 billion.

Shares in Tesco jumped nearly 6 per cent in early trading at one point on Monday after Britain’s biggest retailer said it was considering a sale of it(...)

Heidi Holden, Nick Henderson and Katie Mannion of the Irish Refugee Council. ‘It is not easy to spend a whole day immersing yourself in a story of persecution and suffering,’ says Ms Holden, a case worker. Photograph: Tom Honan

The Irish Refugee Council (IRC) is seeking funding to offer supports to workers dealing with the traumatic experiences of asylum seekers arriving in I(...)

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(...)

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