Articles



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

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