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Ireland has been fined over €15 million and is continuing to accrue daily fines of €15,000 for failing to comply with a European court order linked to a wind farm development. The Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) imposed pecuniary penalties on Ireland in N

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Linklaters is planning to open an office in Dublin, The Sunday Times reports. The magic circle firm has 5,300 staff in 30 offices around the world and had revenues of £1.64 billion (€1.9 billion) last year.

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Ireland's top law firms reduced salaries and took advantage of the furlough scheme in response to the Covid-19 pandemic but continued to recruit, a new report has found. Accountancy and professional services firm Smith & Williamson has published its ninth annual survey of law firms in Ireland, c

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Thousands of "Brexit refugee" solicitors based in England and Wales who have enrolled in Ireland since 2016 will be denied practising certificates, the Law Society of Ireland has said. Nearly 4,000 solicitors in England and Wales have joined the Irish roll since the EU referendum, apparently in a bi

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The mooted introduction of a US-style system of salaried public defenders in Ireland would be a "complete disaster", lawyers have said. A new programme for government includes a commitment to "independently examine the option of a dedicated system of public defenders".

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The Bar of Ireland has pushed back against reports that it is considering proposals to expand the use of non-jury trials during the COVID-19 crisis. A report in The Irish Times, citing an anonymous barrister said to be involved in the process, said the Bar Council is currently "researching the idea"

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The Data Protection Commission (DPC) in Ireland has launched statutory inquiries into practices at tech companies Google and Tinder. The watchdog said it had received complaints from consumer organisations across the EU in relation to Google's processing of location data and transparency surrounding

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Seosamh Gráinséir recounts the Yelverton saga, litigated across the Scottish, English and Irish courts and which resulted in marriage reform in Ireland. On 15 August 1857, Maria Theresa Longworth and Major William Charles Yelverton got married in a Catholic Church near Rostrevor. They

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