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Month: February 2020

Supreme Court confirms scope of protection against unlawful detention

The Supreme Court’s judgment in DN (Rwanda) confirms that detention will be unlawful wherever it is affected by a public law error, or wherever there is no lawful statutory power to detain – irrespective of whether the initial error arose in the context of the decision to detain itself, or of an earlier decision or […]

Extradition order quashed for €70,000 fraud

Florence Iveson appeared in the High Court yesterday representing an Appellant sought in the Republic of Ireland for a €70,000 fraud. Instructed by National Legal Service, Florence successfully argued that the order for extradition should be quashed due to the compelling family circumstances of the Appellant, who was the primary carer for her profoundly disabled […]