Articles



Emma McIlveen: Online Dispute Resolution – the future of justice in Northern Ireland?

Barrister Emma McIlveen makes the case for Online Dispute Resolution as Northern Ireland deals with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 24 April 2020

Ciaran O'Shiel: Employers' responsibility on unlawful disclosure of personal data

A&L Goodbody senior associate Ciaran O'Shiel and solicitor Charlotte Turk explore a recent landmark ruling from the UK Supreme Court.

Published 23 April 2020

Laura Banks: How the law can support the COVID-19 bereaved

Laura Banks, solicitor at Francis Hanna & Co, considers how human rights law can assist people experiencing a bereavement related to coronavirus.

Published 22 April 2020

Benjamin Bestgen: Law, morality and aesthetics

Benjamin Bestgen discusses how moral judgements are affected by aesthetic perception in his latest jurispurdential primer. See also parts one, two and three.

Published 22 April 2020

Seán Ó Conaill: Strong arguments for remote sittings of the Dáil

Dr Seán Ó Conaill carries out a textual analysis of the Constitution to examine whether the Oireachtas can sit remotely.

Published 21 April 2020

Aisling McMahon: COVID-19, patents and healthcare – the need for (bio)ethics

Dr Aisling McMahon, assistant professor at Maynooth University Department of Law and an expert in medical and intellectual property law, makes the case for a (bio)ethics space within patent law.

Published 21 April 2020

Patrick Corrigan: We can do better than returning to 'normality' after coronavirus

Patrick Corrigan, Northern Ireland programme director at Amnesty International, argues against a return to "business as usual" after the coronavirus pandemic is over.

Published 20 April 2020

Richard Grogan: A problem in the making for employment lawyers

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates flags up a legislative flaw that could have a major impact after the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 17 April 2020

Larry Fenelon: Builders beware – the cost of compromise on public works contracts

Larry Fenelon, co-founder and managing partner at Leman Solicitors, responds to new measures affecting public works.

Published 15 April 2020

Richard Grogan: When one employee discriminates against another

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates explores the law on discrimination by one employee against another.

Published 15 April 2020

Benjamin Bestgen: Truth in law

In the third of his jurisprudential primers, Benjamin Bestgen look at truth. See part two here.

Published 15 April 2020

Ronan Hynes: Digital justice – the inevitable future?

Ronan Hynes, partner at Sellors, considers how the coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the transformation of the justice sector.

Published 14 April 2020

Diarmaid Gavin: State aid rules during the COVID-19 pandemic

Ronan Daly Jermyn partner Diarmaid Gavin and trainee Kate Murphy explore the European Commission's response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 8 April 2020

William Fry: Welcome clarifications to temporary wage subsidy scheme

William Fry unpacks recent clarifications about certain provisions of the Government's temporary wage subsidy scheme.

Published 8 April 2020

Benjamin Bestgen: The ship of fools

In the second of his jurisprudential primers, Benjamin Bestgen invokes Greek wisdom in thinking about the merits of democracy. See part one here.

Published 8 April 2020