Articles



Richard Grogan on employment law: Redundancy - a trap for employers

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates advises employers to take care with redundancy.

Published 28 August 2017

Blog: Prisoner numbers are in urgent need of review

Ian O'Donnell, professor of criminology at University College Dublin, writes on the drop in Irish prisoner numbers.

Published 25 August 2017

Blog: Two-court solution to ECJ problem a step in the right direction

Tobias Lock, senior lecturer in European law and co-director of the Europa Institute at Edinburgh Law School, thinks the two-court solution best for regulating UK-EU dealings after Brexit.

Published 25 August 2017

NI Blog: Queerying Petition X

Conor McCormick, a PhD Candidate in the School of Law at Queen’s University Belfast, critiques the decision in the same-sex marriage case known as Petition X.

Published 25 August 2017

Richard Grogan on employment law: Unfair dismissal and fair procedures

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates writes on an important case involving an unfair dismissal.

Published 23 August 2017

NI Blog: Not negligent but still liable

John Dugdale, associate at A&L Goodbody in Belfast, explores a recent decision of the Supreme Court with implications for clients and contractors alike.

Published 22 August 2017

Richard Grogan on employment law: Constructive dismissal

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates Solicitors reviews constructive dismissal cases where the employee did not exhaust internal grievance processes.

Published 21 August 2017

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