Solicitor ruled out on nationality grounds

Maggie O’Conor, a Dublin born solicitor has applied for a judicial review of a decision by the Department of Finance and Personnel to withdraw an invitation to interview her for the post of legal assistant. The position had been designated a “public service post” requiring UK nationality.

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