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Press Release

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 […]

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Press Release

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 […]

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DANA ROSEMARY SCALLON STATEMENT

“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. […]

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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 […]

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Judicial review of Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council re unlawful policy on street signs in the Irish language

Commenting on the successful conclusion to Judicial Review proceedings brought against Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council in respect of their unlawful policy which banned the Irish language from Street signs, Niall Murphy said :   “The application taken by our client has vindicated her deeply held concern that the policy adopted by Antrim and Newtownabbey […]

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