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  1. Pro Bono Pledge LogoProBono Pledge Ireland: NGO Pitch Event Issued 30 September 2021 |public-interest-law| First joint legal and civil society event of its kind   PILA, FLAC’s public interest law project, will hold their first ProBono Pledge Ireland: NGO Pitch Event on …
  2. PILA Impact Report 2009-2019FLAC project launches impact report on ten years of promoting public interest law Issued 13 October 2020 |public-interest-law| FLAC project, PILA (Public Interest Law Alliance) is today launching an impact report highlighting some of the positive change achieved through the project over a decade and …
  3. FLACIrish legal profession celebrates inaugural Pro Bono Week and calls for increased participation in pro bono Issued 4 November 2019 |public-interest-law| Today sees the launch of the first Pro Bono Week in Ireland, a collaboration between leading law firms A&L Goodbody and Arthur Cox and pro bono organisations PILA (Public …
  4. Marc Rotenberg profileUS privacy group informs CJEU on adequacy of US law in protecting EU citizens’ data Issued 9 July 2019 |public-interest-law| FLAC Press notice                                                                       The Court of Justice of the European Union will …
  5. four courts side angleUPDATE: Robbie Sinnott case on voting for visually impaired people Issued 2 May 2017 |access-to-justice|public-interest-law| The State was ordered by the High Court on Friday 28 April to pay the legal costs of Robbie Sinnott, a visually impaired man seeking to vindicate his right to vote privately …
  6. Generic Image - Four CourtsUS privacy group informs High Court on adequacy of US law in protecting EU citizens’ data Issued 1 March 2017 |access-to-justice|public-interest-law| The High Court heard today from US non-governmental organisation EPIC (Electronic Privacy Information Center) in the case of Data Protection Commissioner v. Facebook & …
  7. Generic Image - Irish Flag at Four CourtsOverview: Data Protection Commissioner vs Facebook Ireland Ltd & Anor Issued 7 February 2017 |access-to-justice|public-interest-law| Overview of case involving several amici curiae/friends of the court, including the US government and EPIC, a US privacy NGO (represented by FLAC) Since 7 February 2017, the …
  8. Peter Ward at 10th Dave Ellis Memorial Lecture, 7 December 2016Introduction to 10th Dave Ellis Memorial Lecture Issued 8 December 2016 |access-to-justice|public-interest-law| DAVE ELLIS MEMORIAL LECTURE 2016 INTRODUCTION TO THE LECTURE BY JUSTICE EDWIN CAMERON, JUSTICE OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL Court OF SOUTH AFRICA PETER WARD SC, CHAIRPERSON FLAC …
  9. Publication cover - FLAC Fellowship 2017Fellowship 2017 now open! Issued 30 November 2016 |public-interest-law| Attention law students –  FLAC is now accepting applications for the 2017 Thomas Addis Emmet Fellowship – a unique opportunity awarded each summer to an Irish law …
  10. McCannFitzGerald_PILA_2New legal resource for NGOs on data protection through pro bono legal initiative Issued 25 November 2016 |public-interest-law|  Leading Irish law firm McCann FitzGerald and the Public Interest Law Alliance (PILA) today launched a handbook on data protection for NGOs and community organisations. …
  11. May 2016 - JOC Paul SineadLucey Eithne CiaránMore action needed to avoid surge in homelessness among people in deep mortgage arrears Issued 17 May 2016 |access-to-justice|civil-legal-aid|debt-law-reform|public-interest-law| The Oireachtas Housing and Homelessness Committee will hear today from legal rights group FLAC on how the state might avert the threat of homelessness to the 30,000 …
  12. Publication cover - Poster FLAC Fellowship 2016Attention law students - Fellowship 2016 now open! Issued 19 November 2015 |access-to-justice|public-interest-law| FLAC is now accepting applications for the 2016 Thomas Addis Emmet Fellowship – a unique opportunity awarded each summer to an Irish law student interested in working on …
  13. Publication cover - Pre Budget Submission 2016Budget 2016: Government must remember those who are not part of recovery Issued 13 October 2015 |access-to-justice|civil-legal-aid|debt-law-reform|public-interest-law|social-welfare-law-reform| Legal rights group FLAC today said while there was much to welcome in Budget 2016, its focus on ‘keeping the recovery going’ should not mean it left behind those who have …
  14. Stock Image - Scales of Justice with HandsSurvey: Irish lawyers ready, willing and able to help for social good Issued 16 March 2015 |access-to-justice|public-interest-law| The first ever survey on pro bono legal work in Ireland reveals a strong and growing appetite among the legal professions for providing help to those who cannot afford it. …
  15. Publication cover - Paper: Owner Occupier Mortgage Arrears-Progress on ResolutionAnalysis of mortgage arrears data shows Government strategy not working Issued 15 January 2015 |access-to-justice|consumer-credit-law-reform|debt-law-reform|public-interest-law| An in-depth analysis of the steps taken by the state and lenders to resolve the owner occupier mortgage arrears crisis indicates that the Government’s current approach is …
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