Andrea McCann: Run rabbit run – how far would you force a restrictive covenant?

Andrea McCann, employment partner at John McKee in Belfast, looks at how employers can enforce restrictive covenants through the courts.

Published 11 September 2019

Richard Grogan: Constructive dismissal claimants must use internal procedures before resigning

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates examines the law on constructive dismissal.

Published 10 September 2019

Irish Legal Heritage: The Manchester Martyrs

On 18 September 1867, Police Sergeant Charles Brett was shot dead while transporting prisoners, including two members of the Irish Republican Brotherhood (IRB), from Manchester police court to Bell Vue Gaol.

Published 6 September 2019

Deirdre Malone: Supreme Court clarifies the test for reasonable accommodation

Deirdre Malone, partner in the employment team at Ronan Daly Jermyn, considers the latest developments in a long-running disability discrimination case.

Published 5 September 2019

Sinead Morgan: Key legal considerations for remote working

Sinead Morgan, senior associate in the employment team at DWF in Dublin, sets out the key legal considerations for any company offering remote working to its employees.

Published 3 September 2019

Paul Craig: Prorogation – Constitutional principle and law, fact and causation

Paul Craig, professor of English law at St John's College, Oxford and an authority on administrative and EU law, writes about important issues of constitutional principle and law raised by the prospect of prorogation as well as those concerning fact and causation.

Published 3 September 2019

Richard Gray: Will Brexit threaten EU protected food names?

Richard Gray, partner and head of the corporate team at Carson McDowell in Belfast, examines the potential impact of Brexit on the food and drink sector.

Published 28 August 2019

Richard Grogan: Good procedures will minimise potential for workplace harassment

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates examines the issue of harassment in the workplace.

Published 28 August 2019

Dr Ian Marder and AnnMarie Maher: How would you cope as a child with a parent in prison?

Criminology lecturer Dr Ian Marder and postgraduate student AnnMarie Maher of Maynooth University Department of Law consider the needs of children of imprisoned parents.

Published 27 August 2019

John Temple: Is there justice for students denied their Leaving Cert results?

Barrister John Temple examines the appeals process for those who have been denied their Leaving Cert results.

Published 26 August 2019

Lisa Bryson: 'Ending free movement' – what is changing?

Lisa Bryson, partner and head of employment at Eversheds Sutherland in Belfast, considers the meaning of Priti Patel's recent announcement on free movement.

Published 23 August 2019

Maureen Daly: Significant changes in Irish copyright law brought in by new Act

Maureen Daly, partner and head of technology and intellectual property at Beauchamps, writes on recent changes to Irish copyright law.

Published 21 August 2019

Claire Edgar: New pensions guidance will help those dealing with ancillary relief cases

Claire Edgar, partner at Francis Hanna & Co Solicitors in Belfast, writes on new pensions guidance which has been published to help family law practitioners in ancillary relief cases.

Published 21 August 2019

Irish Legal Heritage: The Innocent Man, Henry 'Harry' Gleeson

Over 100 years after the tragedies that befell Rathcannon, another Holycross parishioner was the victim of one of Ireland’s most infamous miscarriages of justice.

Published 16 August 2019

William Fry: Irish M&A market 'strong' in spite of Brexit and global uncertainty

The total value of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in Ireland has risen by 24 per cent to €2.5 billion in the past year, according to new analysis from William Fry and Mergermarket.

Published 15 August 2019