Blogs



Leo Moore: Verifying the identity of a data subject

William Fry partner Leo Moore examines what is reasonable and proportionate to request from an individual in order to verify their identity.

Published 13 April 2021

Philip Flynn: The future of in-house

Philip Flynn, founder and owner of legal consultancy PF Solicitors, explores the future of in-house legal services.

Published 8 April 2021

Benjamin Bestgen: Clothes maketh people

"Travelling with an enormous piece of luggage only seems like a contradiction in terms to those who feel properly dressed for every occasion in T-shirt, jeans, and trainers," writes Bernhard Roetzel. But have times changed and should smart casual or something worse prevail? We hope not. Benjamin Bestgen takes up the topic of clothes this week. See last week's jurisprudential primer here.

Published 7 April 2021

Blog: When spectators take the hit – spectator litigation in Ireland

William Fry lawyers Patrick Murphy and Laura Flanagan talk about spectator litigation in sport where spectators are struck by golf balls, rugby balls or ice hockey pucks while attending sporting events.

Published 31 March 2021

Benjamin Bestgen: Women and safety from violence

Benjamin Bestgen this week discusses violence against women. See his last primer here.

Published 31 March 2021

Dr Sandra Duffy: Latest English court ruling on puberty blockers is step forward

Dr Sandra Duffy comments on Friday's High Court ruling in AB v Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust, the first case funded by the Good Law Project's Trans Defence Fund.

Published 29 March 2021

Moloney Solicitors launches proceedings over defective intraocular lenses

Co Kildare firm Moloney Solicitors has instituted proceedings against a German company on behalf of a number of clients who experienced a worsening of their vision following the insertion of intraocular lenses.

Published 22 March 2021

Deirdre Malone: Equal status decision – Starbucks

Deirdre Malone details a very interesting discrimination case.

Published 19 March 2021

Mary McMorland: The impact Of Covid-19 restrictions on family law

The family law courts continue to operate during Level 5 restrictions. However, to protect staff and the wider public, the courts are of coruse trying to reduce numbers of people attending the courts, writes Mary McMorland.

Published 19 March 2021

Benjamin Bestgen: Torture

Benjamin Bestgen turns his eye to the legalities of torture this week. See last week's jurisprudential primer here.

Published 19 March 2021

Blog: Is cryptocurrency’s legislation-free run over?

The need for clarification of the legislative landscape governing cryptocurrency is one of the world’s worst kept secrets, write Andrew Tzialli and Rachel McCausland.

Published 18 March 2021

Andrew Richardson: Housing loans – a further obstacle for banks in exercising power of sale

Banks should be alert to the obstacles posed by the Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2009 in exercising their power of sale under housing loan mortgages, writes Andrew Richardson.

Published 16 March 2021

Blog: Finding of gender discrimination in access to promotion leads to maximum award of compensation

Arthur Cox partner Kevin Langford and associate Ailbhe Moloney explore a recent gender discrimination ruling.

Published 15 March 2021

Richard Grogan: Workplace stress – the five burnout profiles

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan takes a look at the different kinds of workplace stress.

Published 15 March 2021

Sibel Top: Waiver of immunity of Catalan MEPs reintroduces politics in EU extradition law

Sibel Top, a PhD fellow of the Flemish Research Foundation (FWO) at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, considers whether EU extradition laws have passed the "Catalan test".

Published 12 March 2021