Articles



Blog: Frightening statistics in relation to maternal wellbeing

Pat Daly, partner and medical negligence solicitor at Cantillons Solicitors in Cork, writes on the controversy around the new National Maternity Hospital.

Published 4 May 2017

Richard Grogan on employment law: Harassment in the workplace

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

Published 2 May 2017

Blog: Damages for the oppressed?

Stephen Keogh, managing partner and commercial solicitor at Keating Connolly Sellors, writes on compensation under section 212 of the Companies Act 2014.

Published 28 April 2017

Richard Grogan on employment law: Dismissal by Receivers

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

Published 27 April 2017

NI Blog: Will AI technology replace lawyers any time soon?

Andrew Kirke, associate director at Tughans, explores how likely it is that robots will replace lawyers in the not-too-distant future.

Published 27 April 2017

Blog: Repealing the Eighth strikes balance between constitutional principles and practicable laws

Máiréad Enright, senior lecturer at Birmingham Law School, writes on the Citizens' Assembly's current consideration of Ireland's abortion laws.

Published 21 April 2017

Richard Grogan on employment law: Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates writes on a recent Labour Court case.

Published 21 April 2017

NI Blog: Employees offered up to £100k to whistleblow on employers

Nathan Campbell, solicitor at Cleaver Fulton Rankin Solicitors in Belfast, writes on a new crackdown by competition watchdogs on price-fixing and bid-rigging.

Published 20 April 2017

Richard Grogan on employment law: Alcohol dependency and equality law

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates writes on a recent Labour Court case.

Published 19 April 2017

Blog: How your Easter egg survived the confectionery trademark wars

Eileen O'Gorman, partner at Dublin firm Gleeson McGrath Baldwin, writes on the way the law shapes your Easter egg.

Published 18 April 2017

Blog: The Whistleblowers Act 2014 – the employee'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 employees as to how they should act in the event that a situation arises where a Protected Disclosure is necessary.

Published 12 April 2017

Blog: The real truth about 'compensation culture'

Karen Kearney, partner and medical negligence solicitor at Cantillons Solicitors in Cork, writes on public discourse around so-called "compensation culture".

Published 11 April 2017

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