NI: Female employee awarded £50k settlement in sex discrimination case

Maxine Orr, partner at Worthingtons Solicitors in Belfast, reflects on the lessons of a recent sex discrimination case that resulted in a £50k settlement.

Published 3 February 2016

NI: A request to speak English in the workplace – is this Race Discrimination?

Maxine Orr, partner at Worthingtons Solicitors in Belfast, examines whether Northern Ireland employers who ask staff to speak English are breaking the law. 

Published 2 February 2016

NI: Court of Appeal rules against Polish GP’s claims of discrimination and unfair dismissal

Maxine Orr, partner at Worthingtons Solicitors in Belfast, explains the case of a Polish GP who failed in a discrimination claim.

Published 29 January 2016

Blog: Data Protection Day 2016 – 4 Trends for the Coming Year

The Technology, Media and Communications Team at Irish law firm Mason Hayes & Curran offers analysis of coming trends in the field of data protection.

Published 28 January 2016

Blog: Deportation, ISIS and the Irish Courts

Darragh Coffey, a PhD candidate in the Faculty of Law at the University of Cambridge, writes about the ongoing deportation case of a suspected Islamic extremist.

Published 18 January 2016

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Published 15 January 2016

Blog: Flexibility needed in Employment Permit scheme to address chef shortage

Wendy Lyon, solicitor at Dublin firm KOD Lyons, writes about the impact of strict immigration rules on Ireland's hospitality industry.

Published 13 January 2016

Blog: Confronting NI's past on Human Rights Day

Les Allamby, chief commissioner of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC), marks Human Rights Day by talking about the importance of universal human rights.

Published 10 December 2015

Blog: How to avoid falling foul of the lenders

Mark Orr QC offers helpful advice and eight top tips to businesses and bank customers looking to protect themselves while borrowing money.

Published 24 November 2015

Blog: New employment law system brings much-needed change

Solicitor Ciara O'Kennedy writes on the implementation of Ireland's Workplace Relations Act 2015.

Published 10 November 2015