Knowing the difference
English-qualified lawyers must take extra care not to make assumptions that the legal jurisdiction in both England and Northern Ireland are the same; there are some very particular differences between the two. Leeanne Whaley explains
An English-qualified lawyer could be forgiven for treating Northern Ireland (NI) as an extension of the English legal jurisdiction. There are many similarities, and in a lot of cases NI statutes mirror those in England, save for some differences in numbering.
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