November 06, 2023 | posted by | 5sc
For the latest in our series profiling Irish and Northern Irish lawyers working in countries around the world, we spoke with Thomas Flanagan (Senior Legal Advisor, Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission) about his time working in the field of legal reform in Ukraine and Kosovo.
August 21, 2023 | posted by | 5sc
Irish Rule of Law International is pleased to announce the publication of a collaborative report with Reprieve, CHREAA, SALC, and PASI. The report focuses on the issue of forced confessions within Malawi's legal landscape, highlighting the disproportionate impact on marginalised groups and emphasising the need for reforms.
July 17, 2023 | posted by | 5sc
In the second edition of our ongoing series highlighting the work of our partner organisations worldwide, we spoke with Sara Larios and Kabota Kabwe Chipopola from Undikumbukire Project Zambia. Founded in 2014 in response to a lack of resources in the Zambian criminal justice system, the human rights organisation does brilliant work in providing legal and social assistance to at-risk children.
June 05, 2023 | posted by | 5sc
As you may have already heard, James Douglas recently became our new Executive Director. With us since 2020 as Director of Programmes, James has already made significant contributions to our work and brings with him eight years of previous experience working on different human rights issues for civil society and the United Nations. Following his appointment, he kindly agreed to answer a few questions for us.
May 16, 2023 | posted by | 5sc
In a new series highlighting the work of our partners, we spoke to Trouble Kalua, Director of the Malawi Legal Aid Bureau. Since its establishment in 2011, the Bureau has been dedicated to delivering high-quality legal assistance to marginalised communities, as well as promoting legal literacy among the general public. Over the years, we have consistently collaborated with Trouble and his team as part of our ongoing access to justice programme in Malawi.
February 14, 2023 | posted by | 5sc
For the latest in our series profiling Irish and Northern Irish lawyers working in countries around the world, we spoke with Patrick Callinan, Senior Legal Counsel at the US technology company Sprout Social, Inc.
January 02, 2023 | posted by | 5sc
Hailing from Dungloe in County Donegal, Gerard McElwee is a partner in European Product Law at Fieldfisher in Brussels. We spoke with him recently for the latest edition in our ongoing series dedicated to the work of lawyers from Ireland and Northern Ireland all over the world.
December 07, 2022 | posted by | 5sc
This ongoing series profiles the brilliant work being done by lawyers from Ireland and Northern Ireland worldwide. For this edition, we spoke with Dr Susan Power, Head of Legal Research and Advocacy at Al-Haq, a human rights organisation based in the West Bank of Palestine.
November 02, 2022 | posted by | 5sc
In the latest in our series profiling the brilliant work being done by lawyers from across the island of Ireland, we spoke with Gráinne Mellon, a barrister specialising in public law, human rights and equality law at Garden Court Chambers in London.
June 12, 2022 | posted by | 5sc
In the latest in our series, profiling Irish and Northern Irish people who work in the legal sphere, we spoke with Lynn Sheehan, Chief of Staff at EUCAP Sahel Niger. EUCAP Sahel Niger is an EU Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) mission based in Niamey, Niger.