In this week’s episode, Sarah Henry is joined in the studio by Pádraig Ó Muirigh, Director of Ó Muirigh Solicitors. Pádraig is an experienced legal practitioner who specialises in Inquest Law, Legacy Inquiries, actions against the Police, Judicial Review, and Human Rights and Criminal Law.
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Episode 30: Rachel Woods
40:22In this week's episode, Rachel speaks to Sarah and Jack about her role in the development of important legislation particularly in respect of domestic abuse, and also discusses the current gaps in current legislation in Northern Ireland.
Episode 29: Declan Owens
46:54In this week’s episode, Sarah and Jack are joined in the studio by Declan Owens, strategic campaigning lawyer and leading campaigner in the Campaign Against Climate Change Trade Union Group. Declan is CEO of Ecojustice Ireland and Ecojustice Legal Action Centre and is Chair of the Haldane Society of Socialist Lawyers in the UK. Declan has represented some of the largest unions in the UK and is the Haldane delegate for the International Association of Democratic Lawyers, leading the international strategy in advance of COP 26. If you are interested in Ecojustice and using law as a tool to make change, make sure to give this episode a listen!
Episode 28: Aonghus Kelly
47:48In this week’s episode, Sarah Henry is joined in the studio by Aonghus Kelly, Executive Director at Irish Rule of Law International.
Episode 27: Maria McCloskey
43:04In this week's episode, Jack and Sarah are joined by Maria McCloskey, Immigration Solicitor at The Children's Law Centre.
Episode 26: Pádraig Ó Muirigh
34:52In this week’s episode, Sarah Henry is joined in the studio by Pádraig Ó Muirigh, Director of Ó Muirigh Solicitors. Pádraig is an experienced legal practitioner who specialises in Inquest Law, Legacy Inquiries, actions against the Police, Judicial Review, and Human Rights and Criminal Law.
Episode 25 - The PILS Project
1:03:55In this week’s episode, Sarah and Jack are joined in the studio by the team at The PILS Project, Emma Cassidy, and Sarah Corrigan. Sarah and Emma speak about the work of the PILS Project to support human rights and equality in Northern Ireland through public interest litigation, as they support over 130 members. Show References: A more complete description of all their services is here. The Impact Report includes details on both the letting fees case that Sarah mentioned, plus the pro bono work they did with The Detail's editorial team. If any lawyers are wondering how to get involved with the Pro Bono Register, they can check out this recent blog. You can sign up for their monthly Update newsletter here. And the UK Pro Bono Week 2021 is on Twitter here: @ProBonoWeekUK
Episode 24 - Megan Burns explains Cryptocurrency
44:33In this week's episode Megan explains what Cryptocurrency is, its benefits, how it is used in activist movements around the world and what we can expect from crypto in the future.
Episode 23 - In Conversation with Maurece Hutchinson
40:21In this week’s episode, Sarah is joined by Maurece Hutchinson, Managing Director of JMK Solicitors. Maurece will be talking about her activism around the issue of settlements for minors in personal injury claims as well as the 4-day working week adopted by her law firm! For more information: Department of Justice Website
Episode 22 - The one with the baby!
22:20In this week's episode, Sarah joins Jack in the studio with the newest member of the Activist team, 6-week old baby Ava! to talk about our upcoming series.
Episode 21 - In conversation with Karen Berkeley
39:35In this week's episode, Karen speaks about the success Berkeley Solicitors has achieved in recent years, such as wins in the Supreme Court and referrals to the European Court of Justice.