The McGowan family continue to be devastated at the loss of their much loved son and brother David. He is forever in their thoughts and prayers. The family firmly believe, and consider that the evidence at this trial proves, that David would be alive today had he been treated humanely whilst in police custody. […]Read More
KRW LAW LLP represent a number of sentenced and remand prisoners detained at HMP Maghaberry. A recently published report of an unannounced inspection of HMP Maghaberry by the Criminal Justice Inspection of Northern Ireland (CJINI) and Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Prisons (HMIP) noted that: “Work to support men who were vulnerable to self-harm […]Read More
KRW LAW LLP represents a number of serving and former prisoners in the Republic of Ireland. The issue of client lawyer privilege and surveillance by the police in prisons in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland has always been contentious. Lawyers and their clients must be able to discuss legal issues […]Read More
“Throughout my fifty year career in business, entertainment and politics I have never before sought redress through the Courts. At one time I would have been reluctant to bring these proceedings. We spend a lifetime building our good name and reputation, but one unfounded lie or malicious or false accusation can define us forever. […]Read More
Suspension of requests pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 by the Public Records Office of Northern Ireland.
A number of our clients received letters from the Public Records Office of Northern Ireland (“PRONI”) today informing them that, whilst PRONI holds information pertaining to their requests under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (“FOIA”), PRONI cannot release the documents in the absence of the Minister for the Department for Communities. This decision […]Read More
With the impending departure from the EU, we were delighted to be invited by Martina Anderson MEP to join a delegation of families denied access to justice through the failure by the State to comply with its obligations under article 2 ECHR. Martina secured crucial meetings with the new Commissioner for Human Rights, Dunja […]Read More
KRW LAW LLP represent ten of the families of victims of the Birmingham Pub Bombings 1974 in the resumed inquests into the deaths of their loved ones. Earlier this year, the Court of Appeal in London, heard the Coroner to the Birmingham Pub Bombing 1974 inquest argue that a Divisional Court was wrong to […]Read More