Blogs



Richard Grogan on employment law: Dealing with an ageing workforce

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates Solicitors writes on the challenges of an ageing workforce.

Published 2 November 2017

Blog: CaseCrunch v Lawyers NOT Deep Blue v Kasparov

Scottish solicitor Brian Inkster, who recently presented at the 2017 Practice Transformation Summit in Cork, writes on a legal battle between lawyers and AI.

Published 1 November 2017

The robots are coming, but don’t panic: The AI legal revolution explained

Irish Legal News reporter Kevin Burns meets former lawyer Noah Waisberg, co-founder and CEO of Canadian legal tech company Kira Systems, who is in Dublin to meet Irish clients and spread the word that Artificial Intelligence is an opportunity and not a threat – that it should be embraced and not dreaded.

Published 26 October 2017

Richard Grogan on employment law: Agency workers

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates Solicitors writes on suing the right party.

Published 24 October 2017

A continuing role for juries

Kevin Burns of Irish Legal News meets Niamh Howlin, a senior lecturer in UCD Sutherland School of Law, to discuss her recently published work - Juries in Ireland: Laypersons and Law in the Long Nineteenth Century - and learn how Ireland was distinguished among common law jurisdictions for its prolific use of juries in almost all aspects of the law.

Published 24 October 2017

Richard Grogan on employment law: Redundancy where a WRC decision is unenforceable

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates Solicitors writes on an unusual redundancy case.

Published 18 October 2017

Richard Grogan on employment law: Time limits for bringing claims

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates Solicitors writes on applicable time limits for bringing claims to the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC).

Published 11 October 2017

NI Blog: Suspension may not always be found to be a neutral act

Employment solicitor Katie Buchanan of Worthingtons Solicitors in Belfast writes on a recent employment case in the High Court of England and Wales.

Published 11 October 2017

Blog: Courts should not decide complex abortion cases

Caoimhe Haughey, founder and principal of CM Haughey Solicitors in Dublin, argues abortion must be made available in Ireland in line with best medical practice.

Published 9 October 2017

Blog: Mandatory reporting – Children First Act 2015

Solicitor Clare Daly of Ronan Daly Jermyn writes on provisions of the Children First Act 2015, including those on mandatory reporting, which will soon come into force.

Published 5 October 2017

An Egyptian injustice: The case of Ibrahim Halawa

ILN's Kevin Burns gains an insight into the Halawa case from solicitor Darragh Mackin.

Published 29 September 2017

Blog: 'Legal advice' can't justify UCDSU's decision to scrap abortion information

Barrister and Senator Ivana Bacik, a former student president herself, seeks to dismantle the justification for UCDSU's removal of abortion information from a student magazine.

Published 22 September 2017

Richard Grogan on employment law: Redundancy payment claims

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates writes on redundancy payment claims in the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC).

Published 21 September 2017

Getting the Deal Done: Endeavours

In the second of a series of short articles examining common contractual terms, the effect of which is often misunderstood or underestimated, Elaine McGrath examines the concept of ‘endeavours’.

Published 21 September 2017

Blog: ECJ judgment confirms that Ryanair employment disputes may be heard in foreign courts

Confusion reigned over last week’s ECJ ruling on the Ryanair jurisdiction case. We are pleased to clarify the issue with this analysis from Catherine O'Flynn and Jeffrey Greene of William Fry.

Published 18 September 2017