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Solicitor faces jail term over €120,000 social welfare fraud
Herbert Kilcline (60) said he felt entitled to the payments after being excluded from compensation made to victims of Thalidomide.
Top criminal solicitor sent for trial accused of theft and perverting course of justice
Cahir O’Higgins, 45, appeared at Dublin District Court today.
Top defence solicitor accused of theft and perverting course of justice
The solicitor is accused of theft of €400 belonging to a Spanish man who had been a defendant in court proceedings.
Solicitor avoids jail time after giving mobile phone to incarcerated rapist
Joanne Kangley (41) appeared at Portlaoise Circuit Court pleading guilty to the offence.
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 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.
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.
'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 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.
Retired Gorse Hill solicitor Brian O'Donnell formally exits bankruptcy
He was formally discharged from bankruptcy at a sitting of the High Court.
How does a person end up owning land that belonged to Dublin City Council?
Cases of adverse possession are quite common in Ireland.
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.
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.
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.
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 barricades himself inside Killiney mansion
The case has been put back in the High Court until tomorrow afternoon.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thomas Byrne to be sentenced this afternoon
The 47-year-old was found guilty in the State’s biggest fraud trial last month.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
New information leads to arrest over 2011 stabbing of Dublin solicitor
The female victim has recovered from the incident.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.