Irish Criminal Law Update
The Irish Criminal Law Update is a monthly update, briefing practitioners of relevant Irish
criminal law developments and is written by Laura Byrne exclusively for subscribers of the
Bloomsbury Professional Irish Criminal Law Service. Each update shall contain commentary on new
cases and legislation.
Authors and Compilers: Laura Byrne BL
Laura Byrne BL is a practising barrister on the Western and Midlands Circuit. She has a
general practice, specialising in criminal law and family law. Laura holds a PhD from Trinity
College Dublin, where her thesis was entitled ‘The Potential Role of the Right to Procreative
Autonomy in Irish Law in Relation to the Use of Assisted Reproductive Technologies’.
Previous Contributors: Ruth Colgan BL, Ciara Hallinan, Solicitor; Edward
Doocey BL and Grainne Quinn BL.