Articles



Lisa Bryson: Success of Chancellor's Job Support Scheme is critical for business survival

Lisa Bryson, partner and head of employment at Eversheds Sutherland in Belfast, highlights the importance of the successor to the Covid-19 furlough scheme.

Published 30 September 2020

Richard Grogan: How a mandatory sick pay scheme could impact Irish employers

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates considers the impact on Irish employers of a mandatory sick pay scheme.

Published 24 September 2020

Dr Ronan Cormacain: Internal Market Bill breaches domestic law

Dr Ronan Cormacain  of the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law considers a lesser-discussed aspect of the controversial Internal Market Bill.

Published 23 September 2020

Benjamin Bestgen: The right (not) to be offended (Free Speech II)

Benjamin Bestgen takes a further look at free speech this week, see last week's jurisprudential primer for part one.

Published 23 September 2020

Ruaidhrí Austin: UK FCA COVID-19 business interruption test case verdict revealed

Ruaidhrí Austin, solicitor at Lacey Solicitors Dublin and Belfast, examines the recent UK High Court test case in which the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) challenged a number of insurers in relation to business interruption cover.

Published 16 September 2020

Ed Madden BL: Medical Council sought to depart from a full public hearing

Ed Madden BL examines a recent High Court case in which the Medical Council applied for proceedings to take place either in camera or in an anonymised manner.

Published 15 September 2020

Conor Gearty: The rule of law is out in Brexit U-turn

Professor Conor Gearty explores the background to the UK government's threat to depart from its long-standing advocacy of ‘the rule of law’ in international affairs.

Published 14 September 2020

James Meighan: Brexit and cross-border litigation

James Meighan from Eugene F Collins discusses the Withdrawal Agreement and the effect on cross-border litigation.

Published 11 September 2020

Blog: New rules for promotional lotteries - what does this mean for larger value prizes?

Peter Bolger and Robert Haniver from LK Shields write about new rules which will update gaming and gambling control legislation.

Published 11 September 2020

Benjamin Bestgen: Marriage

Benjamin Bestgen takes an honest look at marriage in his latest jurisprudential primer. See last week's here.

Published 9 September 2020

Blog: Gaming and Lotteries (Amendment) Act 2019 to come into force in December

Rob Corbet and Caoimhe Stafford of Arthur Cox consider some of the key changes that will be brought about when the Gaming and Lotteries (Amendment) Act 2019 enters into force. Almost a year after it was signed into law, the Gaming and Lotteries (Amendment) Act 2019 will come into effect on 1 December 2020. Among other things, the 2019 Act will update the significant

Published 3 September 2020

Ursula Kilkelly: How remote court hearings present challenges for young people

Professor Ursula Kilkelly, from University College Cork, considers the impact of remote hearings on the legal rights of children under Irish and international law.

Published 31 August 2020

Tom O'Malley: Golfgate – a plea for rationality and proportionality

Tom O'Malley SC considers golfgate and calls for any backlash or punishment of public officeholders in attendance to be rational and proportionate.

Published 31 August 2020

Keavy Ryan: Employers must nurture talent of class of 2020

Keavy Ryan, partner at A&L Goodbody, reflects on the future for solicitors qualifying in 2020.

Published 28 August 2020

Christopher Stanley: Restrictions on judicial review must be resisted

Christopher Stanley, litigation consultant at KRW LAW LLP, comments on the UK government's proposals to restrict judicial review in England and Wales.

Published 27 August 2020