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Mumsnet discovers ‘motherhood penalty’

3rd June 2015

Parent advice website Mumsnet has released the findings of a recent survey that illustrates the concerns that women face over sacrificing their careers for motherhood. The survey, which was conducted in May this…

NI lawyers in legal aid protest

28th May 2015

Barristers in Northern Ireland have taken the decision to refuse all new criminal cases that require legal aid in a protest against new rulings that have come into force. The rules, which came into effect this month,…

The world’s worst email errors

26th May 2015

We’ve all been there, that cringe-worthy moment when you’ve hit ‘send’ and realised you’ve sent an email meant for your colleagues to your boss. While ‘Recall this message’…

Gay marriage goes to the polls in Ireland

22nd May 2015

Ireland is set to make history today as it puts the legalisation of gay marriage to the polls. Should it be approved, Ireland will become the first country to introduce gay marriage in a popular vote rather than…

How to tie a tie

18th May 2015

The tie is a symbol of utter sophistication and, as such, comes with an iconic image. Rarely is a lawyer seen without a tie; as a vocation that embodies this image and looks to give an air of professionalism, the…

Clooney snubbed in arts row

15th May 2015

She is one of the most respected and admired women in the world; not only does she hold one of the most prominent international human rights lawyer jobs in the world, but she has also turned an eternal bachelor into…

The world’s most impressive lawyers

12th May 2015

Sadly the legal profession is still often haunted by unfairly negative connotations. Through media portrayal and a few stories of lawyers who might have entered into the role for perhaps not the right reasons, the…

The laws of voting

8th May 2015

The years of women fighting to have the law changed so that they have the right to vote are thankfully behind us, but in this day and age there are still many laws surrounding voting and it is an area that is looking…