Articles



Richard Grogan on employment law: Dealing with a pregnant employee

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates writes on how to deal with a pregnant employee.

Published 1 February 2018

Blog: Repayment of stamp duty where land used for residential development

Anthony Smyth and Michael Walsh, respectively head of the tax and property departments at ByrneWallace, explain the repayment of stamp duty where land has been used for residential development.

Published 1 February 2018

Blog: Should the LGBT community be required to bear the burden of Brexit?

Barrister Jonathan Cooper OBE of Doughty Street Chambers looks at the protections guaranteed by the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights and the consequences of its loss, especially for the LGBT community.

Published 30 January 2018

NI Blog: Where does NI stand now that ROI lifts ban on Good Friday alcohol sales?

Aaron Mulholland, associate director at Tughans in Belfast, writes on the future of the Good Friday ban on alcohol sales in Northern Ireland.

Published 29 January 2018

Richard Grogan on employment law: How not to run disciplinary hearings

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates writes on how not to run disciplinary hearings.

Published 25 January 2018

Richard Grogan on employment law: Employees raising issues of illegality

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates looks at an interesting unfair dismissal case where an employee raises illegality and is dismissed.

Published 22 January 2018

NI Blog: Judicial Review — no need to be prompt

Andrew Ryan, a planning and environment partner in the energy and renewables team at TLT in Belfast (pictured), writes on changes to judicial reviews which took effect this month.

Published 19 January 2018

Richard Grogan on employment law: Holiday pay nightmare for employers of 'self-employed contractors'

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates writes on an important European court judgment concerning holiday pay for self-employed contractors.

Published 16 January 2018

NI Blog: The collapse of Carillion

Sam Corbett, associate in the corporate restructuring and insolvency team at A&L Goodbody in Belfast, writes on the collapse of Carillion.

Published 16 January 2018

NI Blog: Compensation paid to Belfast recruitment executive called 'gypo' and 'pikey'

Toni Fitzgerald Gunn, employment law solicitor at Worthingtons Solicitors in Belfast, writes on a recent employment tribunal decision.

Published 15 January 2018

NI Blog: PSNI body cams – a new era of victimless prosecutions?

Charlene Dempsey, associate solicitor at Higgins Hollywood Deazley Solicitors in Belfast, writes on a recent court decision concerning a prosecution based on police body camera footage in which no statement of complaint was ever filed.

Published 11 January 2018

Richard Grogan on employment law: Annual leave and public holidays

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates Solicitors examines a Labour Court case concerning annual leave and public holidays.

Published 11 January 2018

NI Blog: The BBC's unlawful drama show

Niall McMullan, associate partner at Worthingtons Solicitors in Belfast, examines the controversy over equal pay at the BBC.

Published 9 January 2018

Interview: Oathello founder on leaving the law — to build modern tools for lawyers

Irish Legal News correspondent Kevin Burns meets with Jennifer Hourihane, founder and CEO of Oathello, the mobile platform making waves in the Irish legal scene.

Published 8 January 2018

Richard Grogan on employment law: Proceedings in the Labour Court

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates Solicitors writes on the inquisitorial nature of Labour Court proceedings.

Published 5 January 2018