Blogs



Blog: 'Committing' the homeless during Storm Emma — an improper use of the Mental Health Act 2001?

Mairead Leen, a recent UCC Masters in Law graduate with a keen interest in disability law and jour ...

Published 16 March 2018

Blog: Reviewing the proposed Irish gender pay gap legislation

Partner Catherine O'Flynn and associate Nuala Clayton of William Fry consider Ireland's proposed g ...

Published 12 March 2018

Richard Grogan on employment law: Redundancy Payment Acts, 1967-2014

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates writes on the law concern ...

Published 9 March 2018

Irish Women Lawyers Association calls on the profession to #pressforchange

Cathy Smith, a barrister practising in employment and company law and a committee member of the Ir ...

Published 8 March 2018

Blog: Supreme Court judgment clears the way for abortion legislation

Mairead Enright, senior lecturer at Birmingham Law School and co-director of the Northern/Irish Fe ...

Published 8 March 2018

Blog: 2017 in the Commercial Court — a busy year

Seán Barton, head of the dispute resolution and litigation group at McCann FitzGerald, looks at l ...

Published 7 March 2018

NI Blog: Courts grapple with the 'right to be forgotten'

Fergal McGoldrick, solicitor in the media and defamation team at Carson McDowell, writes on the "r ...

Published 5 March 2018

Blog: Personal insolvency is the best way forward

Cork solicitor Alan McGee writes on a number of existing schemes designed to solve the issue of di ...

Published 1 March 2018

Richard Grogan on employment law: Employee absences due to weather conditions

In a timely blog, employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates write ...

Published 28 February 2018

Blog: Yet another case of cancer misdiagnosis

Karen Kearney, partner and medical negligence solicitor at Cantillons Solicitors in Cork, writes o ...

Published 27 February 2018

NI Blog: Primark employee awarded £47k in gender reassignment discrimination claim

Katie Buchanan, solicitor in the employment team at Worthingtons Solicitors, writes on a recent Em ...

Published 26 February 2018

Richard Grogan on employment law: Will lack of representation at unfair dismissal be finally resolved?

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates writes on the issue of ...

Published 23 February 2018

Blog: TUPE and Brexit — a de facto deterioration in working terms and conditions?

Barry Crushell, director and legal counsel at Aperture Partners, writes on a recent case concernin ...

Published 22 February 2018

NI Blog: It'll all come out in the wash

Patricia Rooney, director at Belfast-based Tughans, writes on a significant UK Supreme Court trial ...

Published 21 February 2018

Blog: Official Ireland remains in denial about its child abuse legacy

Dr Conor O'Mahony, deputy director of the Child Law Clinic at UCC, writes on Ireland's continuing ...

Published 20 February 2018