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#Solicitor

# solicitor - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Solicitor avoids jail time after giving mobile phone to incarcerated rapist

Joanne Kangley (41) appeared at Portlaoise Circuit Court pleading guilty to the offence.

# solicitor - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

New part-time training course to become a solicitor set to be offered

That is one recommendation in a new report launched by the Law Society of Ireland today.

# solicitor - Friday 9 November, 2018

Solicitor tells High Court she was discriminated against because she is 'a woman and a black African'

The solicitor was asked about her qualifications and training while representing a patient at a Mental Health tribunal.

# solicitor - Thursday 26 April, 2018

Cousins jailed for 'fatal burglary' have prison sentences increased after originals found to be too lenient

The man collapsed and died as he was about to confront the two intruders in his home.

# solicitor - Saturday 24 February, 2018

'It has a big impact on loved ones': Probate delays leave families waiting months to resolve inheritance

TD Barry Cowen said this means families coping with funeral costs are left waiting for months before they can inherit the estate.

# solicitor - Friday 24 November, 2017

Solicitor accused of bringing cocaine to inmate at Mountjoy Prison

Cocaine worth €25 was allegedly found when his wallet was searched during a professional visit to the jail.

# solicitor - Monday 28 August, 2017

Retired Gorse Hill solicitor Brian O'Donnell formally exits bankruptcy

He was formally discharged from bankruptcy at a sitting of the High Court.

# solicitor - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

How does a person end up owning land that belonged to Dublin City Council?

Cases of adverse possession are quite common in Ireland.

# solicitor - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Solicitor questioned after suspected cocaine found in his wallet in Mountjoy prison

The substance was found during the screening process and the man was removed from the prison by gardaí.

# solicitor - Monday 2 May, 2016

If you're fighting over a €250k house, you could lose it all in legal fees

Arguing over a will? Here’s some advice from a barrister.

# solicitor - Friday 2 October, 2015

Family were 'extraordinary' to sit face-to-face with men who carried out terrifying raid

Kieran Cleary said no offer of compensation has been made to help the Corcoran family with medical bills.

# solicitor - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

End of the (Vico) road? The O'Donnells have until 12 noon tomorrow to leave Gorse Hill

The Supreme Court blocked their latest legal appeal this afternoon.

# solicitor - Monday 2 March, 2015

Solicitor barricades himself inside Killiney mansion

The case has been put back in the High Court until tomorrow afternoon.

# solicitor - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Sligo Hospital apologises to family of woman who died after giving birth

The jury at Sally Rowlette’s inquest returned a unanimous verdict of medical misadventure yesterday.

# solicitor - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Family still don't know where Roma boy (2) was kept overnight by HSE

The family of the young boy are suing the State for breach of constitutional rights.

# solicitor - Monday 23 June, 2014

Lawyers warn that plans to close four Dublin courts threaten 'the fabric of Ireland's justice system'

77 local courts around the country have closed down in the last six years – and now four Dublin courts are on the chopping block.

# solicitor - Monday 3 March, 2014

Stardust families "beg on their knees" for government to discharge €192k costs

They have sent a solicitor’s letter to the Taoiseach but also set up a fundraising account.

# solicitor - Monday 27 January, 2014

Have you received a solicitor's letter from Duke Chambers? It could be a scam

The Law Society is warning that it has no record of Duke Chambers, Duke Solicitors, or a solicitor called Mr Steven Duke.

# solicitor - Monday 2 December, 2013

Thomas Byrne to be sentenced this afternoon

The 47-year-old was found guilty in the State’s biggest fraud trial last month.

# solicitor - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Runaway solicitor Michael Lynn in court for extradition hearing

A warrant for Lynn’s arrest was issued five years ago after he fled the country, leaving behind debts of over €80 million.

# solicitor - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Meet the solicitor who's changing the power balance in finding legal help

A new website, set up by a Cork solicitor, could be a gamechanging way of finding legal help.

# solicitor - Friday 30 August, 2013

Runaway solicitor Michael Lynn arrested in Brazil

A warrant for his arrest was issued five years ago after the solicitor fled the country, leaving behind debts of over €80 million.

# solicitor - Sunday 4 August, 2013

Bethany Home survivor appeals to Taoiseach over redress

Derek Leinster has said that he would like Enda Kenny to set up a small committee “to do the right thing”.

# solicitor - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

New information leads to arrest over 2011 stabbing of Dublin solicitor

The female victim has recovered from the incident.

# solicitor - Friday 10 May, 2013

Two men arrested after burglary and fire at Chief Whip's office

The men were also arrested in connection with a similar incident at a solicitor’s office in New Ross.

# solicitor - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Column: Decisions in the family courts will be open to scrutiny now the veil has been lifted

Until now, family court proceedings have been heard ‘in camera’ but new legislation will bring more transparency – and more confidence – to the system, writes solicitor Emma Heron.

# solicitor - Friday 14 December, 2012

Gerry Adams urges Taoiseach: put pressure on for full Pat Finucane inquiry

The Sinn Féin leader said the Irish government ‘needs to shift into a higher gear in support of the Finucane family, who want a public inquiry into the death of Pat finucane.

# solicitor - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Report on Pat Finucane murder uncovers "shocking levels" of state collusion

David Cameron said that the report found that Pat Finucane could still be alive today had it not been for state involvement.

# solicitor - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Savita: Family to take case to European Court of Human Rights

Earlier this week, Mrs Halappanavar’s father issued an ultimatum to the Health Minister to announce by today that he was to hold a public inquiry into her death.

# solicitor - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Alan Shatter: I spoke to the Attorney General about impeaching Heather Perrin

Former District Court judge Heather Perrin was sentenced to two and a half years in jail today after being found guilty of deception. She has resigned – but the Justice Minister had planned to impeach her if she hadn’t.

Former judge Heather Perrin handed jail sentence for deception

She was handed a two-and-a-half-year term after being found guilty of inducing a client to leave half of his estate to her children.

# solicitor - Sunday 13 November, 2011

Column: Technology in the courtroom? Take care where you click

Solicitor and NUIG lecturer Paul Lambert has been researching the role the internet and broadcast media might have in Irish courts in the future – and why caution is needed.

# solicitor - Tuesday 14 September, 2010

Solicitor bought several properties from client's estate

Ruairí Ó Ceallaigh used €2.4m of cleints’ money to buy houses and gamble on the stock market.