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NI Blog: A special, special measure

In the first of The Bar of Northern Ireland's new Spotlight on the Young Bar series, James Dillon BL writes on very extraordinary court procedures.

Published 6 April 2017

Blog: The Whistleblowers Act 2014 – the employer's perspective

In his article, The – “WHISTLEBLOWERS” - Protected Disclosures Act 2014 – For Good or for Bad?, Brian Morgan, litigation and employment law solicitor with Morgan McManus Solicitors, explains the provisions of the Protected Disclosure Act 2014, opining that it can be used for good or bad. Here, he advises employers as to how they should act in the event that a worker makes a Protected Disclosure.

Published 5 April 2017

Blog: Game on — protecting IP in video games

Jia Li, innovation intelligence consultant and Ed White, vice president, analytics at CPA Global look at why there are so few patents for game mechanics and how video game developers can make them more patentable.

Published 4 April 2017

Blog: When telling the truth is optional and protected

Karen Kearney, partner and medical negligence solicitor at Cantillons Solicitors in Cork, offers her view of new legislative proposals to allow doctors to admit mistakes or accidents to patients without accepting personal legal liability.

Published 3 April 2017

Richard Grogan on employment law: Wrong acts being claimed under

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates writes on settlement agreements.

Published 30 March 2017

Richard Grogan on employment law: Settlement agreements

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates writes on settlement agreements.

Published 28 March 2017

NI Blog: Law Centre welcomes study on perceptions of organised crime and human trafficking

Liz Griffith, policy officer at Law Centre (NI), writes for Irish Legal News on a recent study by the Department of Justice.

Published 23 March 2017

NI Blog: Reflections from the MIPIM property conference

Joe Moore, partner at Belfast firm Tughans, reflects on the MIPIM property conference in Cannes.

Published 23 March 2017

Blog: New expedited procedure introduced for efficient and cost-effective ICC Arbitration

Íde O’Neill, associate solicitor at LK Shields, explains the new expedited procedure for ICC arbitration.

Published 21 March 2017

Richard Grogan: Employment claims transfer with employees

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates writes on an interesting case involving the transfer of an employee with a claim.

Published 16 March 2017

Blog: Legalese Bolognese on the Via Malcontenti

Graham Ogilvy visits Bologna’s famed law school in troubling times.

Published 15 March 2017

Blog: Bankruptcy court refuses to look behind judgment upon presentation of bankruptcy petition

Jeanette Donohoe, director of dispute resolution at Cleaver Fulton Rankin Solicitors in Belfast, explains a recent bankruptcy case.

Published 1 March 2017

Richard Grogan on employment law: Exceptional Circumstances

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates Solicitors writes below.

Published 28 February 2017

Blog: Constitutional challenge to the Workplace Relations Act 2015

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates writes on an upcoming High Court challenge to the Workplace Relations Act 2015.

Published 21 February 2017

Richard Grogan on employment law: Excessive length of proceedings before the WRC

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates writes on the excessive length of proceedings before the Workplace Relations Commission.

Published 8 February 2017