Articles



NI Blog: Is it a lease or is it a licence?

John Dugdale, associate at A&L Goodbody in Belfast, comments on a recent landmark decision on the occupation of a car park premises.

Published 21 May 2018

NI Blog: What happens to pensions on divorce?

Clare Curran, partner in charge of the matrimonial department at Worthingtons Solicitors in Belfast, explains how pensions are likely to be dealt with on divorce.

Published 16 May 2018

Richard Grogan on employment law: Pregnancy-related discrimination

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates writes on pregnancy-related discrimination.

Published 15 May 2018

NI Blog: Failure to pay father enhanced Shared Parental Pay was not discrimination

Maxine Orr, partner at Worthingtons Solicitor in Belfast, writes on a recent Employment Appeal Tribunal ruling on shared parental pay.

Published 11 May 2018

Feature: ILN profiles Laura Banks ahead of her UK Supreme Court case

Ahead of the UK Supreme Court's first-ever sitting in Belfast, Irish Legal News profiles Laura Banks at Francis Hanna & Co., the young solicitor bringing the Siobhan McLaughlin case to be heard on Monday.

Published 25 April 2018

Richard Grogan on employment law: Protected disclosures

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates writes on a case involving protected disclosures under the Protected Disclosure Act 2014.

Published 18 April 2018

NI Blog: Swearing in the workplace – how do I handle it?

Jack Balmer, associate solicitor at Tughans in Belfast, writes on a tough workplace issue.

Published 18 April 2018

NI Blog: Freedom to report on the courts is vital for a modern democracy

Olivia O'Kane, partner at Belfast firm Carson McDowell, writes on reporting restrictions in the recent high-profile rape trial.

Published 13 April 2018

Richard Grogan on employment law: The constructive dismissal test

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates writes on a constructive dismissal case.

Published 11 April 2018

Blog: Reclaiming the spirit of the Good Friday Agreement

UCC lecturer Mary C. Murphy, author of the upcoming book Europe and Northern Ireland's Future: Negotiating Brexit's Unique Case, writes on the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement.

Published 10 April 2018

NI Blog: GDPR – The value of personal data

Niall McMullan, associate partner at Worthingtons Solicitors, writes on the value of personal data ahead of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) entering effect.

Published 5 April 2018

Richard Grogan on employment law: What is working time and what is rest periods?

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates writes on the Organisation of Working Time Act.

Published 4 April 2018

Blog: Social media and the right to a fair trial

Andrea Martin, partner at MediaLawyer Solicitors, writes on social media and the law in the aftermath of the Belfast rape trial.

Published 4 April 2018

Blog: High Court determines that a child protection referral is protected by qualified privilege

Clare Daly, solicitor in the litigation and dispute resolution department at Ronan Daly Jermyn, writes on a recent case concerning a child protection referral by a landlord.

Published 29 March 2018

Richard Grogan on employment law: Sexual harassment at work

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates writes on the connection between workplace sexual harassment and zero hour contracts.

Published 29 March 2018