Articles



Paul Craig: Prorogation – Constitutional principle and law, fact and causation

Paul Craig, professor of English law at St John's College, Oxford and an authority on administrative and EU law, writes about important issues of constitutional principle and law raised by the prospect of prorogation as well as those concerning fact and causation.

Published 3 September 2019

Richard Gray: Will Brexit threaten EU protected food names?

Richard Gray, partner and head of the corporate team at Carson McDowell in Belfast, examines the potential impact of Brexit on the food and drink sector.

Published 28 August 2019

Richard Grogan: Good procedures will minimise potential for workplace harassment

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates examines the issue of harassment in the workplace.

Published 28 August 2019

Dr Ian Marder and AnnMarie Maher: How would you cope as a child with a parent in prison?

Criminology lecturer Dr Ian Marder and postgraduate student AnnMarie Maher of Maynooth University Department of Law consider the needs of children of imprisoned parents.

Published 27 August 2019

John Temple: Is there justice for students denied their Leaving Cert results?

Barrister John Temple examines the appeals process for those who have been denied their Leaving Cert results.

Published 26 August 2019

Lisa Bryson: 'Ending free movement' – what is changing?

Lisa Bryson, partner and head of employment at Eversheds Sutherland in Belfast, considers the meaning of Priti Patel's recent announcement on free movement.

Published 23 August 2019

Maureen Daly: Significant changes in Irish copyright law brought in by new Act

Maureen Daly, partner and head of technology and intellectual property at Beauchamps, writes on recent changes to Irish copyright law.

Published 21 August 2019

Claire Edgar: New pensions guidance will help those dealing with ancillary relief cases

Claire Edgar, partner at Francis Hanna & Co Solicitors in Belfast, writes on new pensions guidance which has been published to help family law practitioners in ancillary relief cases.

Published 21 August 2019

Irish Legal Heritage: The Innocent Man, Henry 'Harry' Gleeson

Over 100 years after the tragedies that befell Rathcannon, another Holycross parishioner was the victim of one of Ireland’s most infamous miscarriages of justice.

Published 16 August 2019

William Fry: Irish M&A market 'strong' in spite of Brexit and global uncertainty

The total value of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in Ireland has risen by 24 per cent to €2.5 billion in the past year, according to new analysis from William Fry and Mergermarket.

Published 15 August 2019

Maria Curran: Safeguarding principal private residences

Fieldfisher solicitor Maria Curran and trainee Hugh O'Neill consider how protections for borrowers facing possession proceedings have been increased.

Published 14 August 2019

Irish Legal Heritage: Murder and Martyrdom in Rathcannon, Pt. II

...continued from last week's Irish Legal Heritage:

Published 9 August 2019

Jill Gracey: Holiday pay ruling a headache for employers across Northern Ireland

Jill Gracey, senior associate at A&L Goodbody in Belfast, considers the issue of holiday pay from the perspective of employers.

Published 8 August 2019

Ciarán Ahern: Court ruling leaves citizenship applicants in urgent need of new legislation

Ciarán Ahern, associate in employment law at A&L Goodbody, writes on the urgent need for new legislation following a recent court ruling on the citizenship process.

Published 7 August 2019

Nicholas Nolan: Traditional lease versus flexible workspace

Nicholas Nolan, solicitor in the commercial property division at O'Reilly Stewart in Belfast, examines the legal implications of using flexible workspaces as opposed to more traditional leases.

Published 7 August 2019