Articles



NI Blog: Don’t just shake it off – handling sexual harassment claims in the workplace

Tughans employment director Patricia Rooney, and trainee and incoming employment solicitor Jack Balmer, write on harassment at work.

Published 16 August 2017

NI Blog: Professional Negligence – advice versus information

Stuart Nevin, associate at A&L Goodbody in Belfast, comments on a UK Supreme Court judgment clarifying the liability of professional advisors following negligent advice.

Published 15 August 2017

Blog: A suspended sentence is a real punishment

Tom O'Malley BL, a commissioner with the Law Reform Commission and a senior lecturer in law at NUI Galway, writes on suspended sentences.

Published 8 August 2017

NI Blog: Are you a Person of Significant Control?

Ciara Lagan, corporate partner at Tughans, writes on Northern Ireland's new "persons with significant control" regime.

Published 8 August 2017

Blog: Employers will soon have to publish pay equality reports – acting now will diffuse grievances

Ciara McLoughlin, partner in A&L Goodbody's employment group, writes on the controversy surrounding the publication of BBC salaries earlier this month.

Published 31 July 2017

Blog: Are exam scripts personal data?

Solicitor Fred Logue of FP Logue Solicitors writes on accessing exam scripts under data protection rules.

Published 21 July 2017

Blog: Stomp out bullying in schools

Litigation solicitor Derek Walsh (pictured) of Keating Connolly Sellors Solicitors recently presented an in-house seminar on the topic of bullying and the law entitled “Stomp Out Bullying”. Derek’s seminar focused on bullying in schools and the workplace – this article is based on bullying in schools.

Published 18 July 2017

Blog: Purpose of law is not to repeal but retain most of the current EU laws

Dr Tobias Lock, senior lecturer in EU law at Edinburgh University Law School, writes on the first major Brexit bill.

Published 14 July 2017

Richard Grogan on employment law: Weekly rest periods

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates writes on recent EU rulings on weekly rest periods.

Published 3 July 2017

Blog: Bullying in the workplace

Derek Walsh, litigation solicitor at Keating Connolly Sellors, writes on bullying and the law after giving a recent in-house seminar on bullying in schools and the workplace.

Published 30 June 2017

Richard Grogan on employment law: Constructive dismissal

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates writes on constructive dismissal.

Published 28 June 2017

NI Blog: Cleverly drafted side letter: No penalty kick

Niamh Laverty, associate solicitor at Tughans in Belfast, writes on the danger of side letters in lease agreements.

Published 28 June 2017

Blog: Ease of making claims driving personal injuries cases up

John McCarthy, partner with McCarthy & Co, writes on a rise in personal injuries claims.

Published 23 June 2017

Richard Grogan on employment law: Jurisdiction in employment cases for cross-border workers

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates writes on the wider implications of a European court ruling on cross-border workers.

Published 22 June 2017

Blog: Issuing legal proceedings of behalf of a child in the Injuries Board

It is possible for a person to initiate legal proceedings on a child/minor’s behalf, writes Pamela Downes, solicitor at Keating Connolly Sellors Solicitors in Limerick.

Published 22 June 2017