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Fair Employment Tribunal finds employee was victimised and harassed

The Fair Employment Tribunal has found that a woman, who worked for a Belfast-based bathroom supplier, was discriminated against, harassed and victimised on the grounds of her religious belief or political opinion and constructively unfairly dismissed.

 

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Employment Law, Local Developments

High Court quashes former Education Minister’s decision

On 13th October the High Court ruled that a decision to turn down an Irish language primary school’s bid to relocate must be quashed.

 

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Education, Local Developments

Legal challenge to confidence and supply arrangement

In June’s edition we featured an article on an anticipated legal challenge to the Conservative government’s parliamentary pact with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP).

 

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High Court dismisses recognition of same sex marriage petition

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LGBT, Local Developments

Court of Appeal dismisses environmentalist’s A6 road challenge

On 19th September the Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal against the decision to proceed with a new road between Toome and Castledawson. 

 

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'Hard' Brexit could hit NI Legal Profession

On 24th and 25th May the International Bar Association hosted their annual Bar Leaders’ Conference in Belfast.  The event brought together delegates from around the world to discuss the latest developments affecting the legal profession today.  One topic of discussion was the opportunities and challenges Brexit could bring to the legal profession.  Norville Connolly, Council Member of the Law Society NI, said that Brexit was a significant issue for the profession.  He commented

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