Northern Ireland

Rights organisations urge Biden to help protect Good Friday Agreement

Human rights organisations have urged US president-elect Joe Biden to help protect the Good Friday Agreement as the UK reaches the end of the Brexit transition period.

Published 19 November 2020

Erosion of judicial review would have ‘particularly stark impact’ on Northern Ireland

An "erosion" of the judicial review court process would have a "particularly stark impact" in Northern Ireland, lawyers have warned.

Published 5 November 2020

Webinar: New family reunion rights may be relevant to people born in Northern Ireland

Rights groups in Northern Ireland and Scotland are joining together to organise a free webinar on changes to the UK’s rules on settled status for EU citizens.

Published 15 June 2020

Northern Ireland bar faces extinction without government support

Most Northern Ireland barristers will be unable to sustain their practice if there is no increase in court business or additional government support by September, a new survey suggests.

Published 11 May 2020

Faculty convener Belfast bound to talk Brexit

The convener of the Faculty of Advocates' International Committee, James Mure QC, will be one of the speakers at a conference in Northern Ireland to explore major constitutional law issues.

Published 6 August 2019

Lords committee regrets ‘constitutionally unacceptable’ fast-tracking of Northern Ireland legislation

The routine fast-tracking of legislation relating to Northern Ireland is "constitutionally unacceptable", a key Westminster committee has said.

Published 11 July 2019