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Brexit 2: why UK’s Human Rights Act should not be repealed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

Explained: Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015

James Roddy explains the Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015 for today's Irish Legal News bulletin.

Published 18 August 2016

Blog: Potholes and the law

Ciaran Rogers, principal solicitor at Rogers Solicitors in Dublin, writes on the law in Ireland around potholes.

Published 15 August 2016

Blog: Head cameras for cyclists

Ciaran Rogers, principal solicitor at Rogers Solicitors in Dublin, writes on the benefits of the use of head cameras by cyclists and motorcyclists.

Published 12 August 2016

Blog: The conduct of teachers

Melissa Gowan, partner at Cantillons Solicitors in Cork, writes on the new statutory complaints process for Irish teachers.

Published 3 August 2016

Blog: Statutory duty of candour is crucial

Karen Kearney, partner and medical negligence solicitor at Cantillons Solicitors in Cork, writes on the need for a statutory duty of candour in Ireland.

Published 2 August 2016

Blog: Judges should not return to work as barristers

Barrister Jim O'Callaghan, also Fianna Fáil's justice and equality spokesperson, writes on the High Court decision to allow ex-judge Barry White to return to practice as a barrister.

Published 29 July 2016

Update: Green light for Amazon drone pilot

David Sullivan, director at Belfast firm Sullivans Law, writes an update on the regulation of drones in the UK.

Published 27 July 2016