Articles



NI Blog: Second charge lender is given right to possession where there is negative equity

Katharine Kimber, partner at TLT in Belfast, writes on a change in approach in Northern Ireland's courts on second charge lenders' right to recover possession.

Published 28 October 2016

Richard Grogan on employment law: Reasonable adjustments can include protected pay

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates Solicitors writes on a recent ruling in the UK.

Published 21 October 2016

Just A Minute: Richard Grogan

This week employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates Solicitors speaks to Irish Legal News for our regular Just A Minute feature.

Published 18 October 2016

Blog: Time to make divorce law more humane

Josepha Madigan TD, a qualified solicitor and family mediator who was elected to the Dáil this year, writes on the need for reform of divorce law.

Published 17 October 2016

Just A Minute: Julie-Ann McCaffrey

This week Julie-Ann McCaffrey of Cleaver Fulton Rankin Solicitors in Belfast speaks to Irish Legal News for our regular Just A Minute feature.

Published 11 October 2016

LawCare marks World Mental Health Day

By Yvette Murphy

Published 11 October 2016

NI Blog: Department of Infrastructure to review planning policy for renewable energy development

Andrew Ryan, partner at TLT Solicitors, explains the ongoing review of planning policy for renewable energy.

Published 10 October 2016

Blog: Mixed reaction to new Book of Quantum

Sinéad Carroll, partner in the litigation department of Cantillons Solicitors in Cork, writes for Irish Legal News following criticism of the revised Book of Quantum from Insurance Ireland, which has called for international benchmarking of personal injury awards.

Published 6 October 2016

Just A Minute: Oliva O'Kane

This week Olivia O'Kane of Belfast firm Carson McDowell, chair of the Belfast Solicitors Association, speaks to Irish Legal News for our regular Just A Minute feature.

Published 5 October 2016

Just A Minute: Arran Dowling-Hussey

This week Arran Dowling-Hussey, a barrister-at-law, adjudicator, arbitrator and mediator in Dublin, speaks to Irish Legal News for our regular Just A Minute feature.

Published 27 September 2016

On this day – 1999: The Fascinating Story Of Jeanette Smith And Graeme Grady

Katie Jukes discusses the Strasbourg ruling that allowed gay people to serve in the British armed forces.

Published 27 September 2016

Just A Minute: Deirdre Burke

This week Deirdre Burke of DM Burke Solicitors, a specialist family and child law solicitor in Co Wicklow, speaks to Irish Legal News for our regular Just A Minute feature.

Published 20 September 2016

Brexit 2: why UK’s Human Rights Act should not be repealed

The widely-respected Irish Professor of Human Rights Law at LSE, Conor Gearty, warns that the proposed repeal of the HRA poses a threat to the Belfast Agreement and that the European Convention on Human Rights will be the next target.

Published 12 September 2016

NI Blog: Can we have an NI-specific campaign to defend workers’ EU rights?

Ciaran White, senior lecturer in law at Ulster University and clinic director at the Ulster Law Clinic, writes on workers' rights in Northern Ireland in the aftermath of the Brexit vote.

Published 1 September 2016

NI Blog: Supreme Court decision illustrates justice gap for victims of modern slavery

Caroline Maguire, employment legal adviser at Law Centre (NI), writes on access to justice for victims of labour exploitation in the wake of an important UKSC decision.

Published 24 August 2016