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From martial arts to theatre, Lyn Harris, who was promoted to partner at Herbert Smith Freehills in Belfast last month, clearly likes to keep busy. As well as her day job in the Alternative Legal Services (ALT) disputes practice, Ms Harris has run theatre companies in her spare time and is currently

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A business leader first and foremost is how Sarah Irwin, head of legal and company secretary at Tines, a fast-growing Irish tech start-up, describes herself – rather than a traditional in-house lawyer. And Ms Irwin, who has packed a lot of variety into her career, is now bringing like-minded p

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Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan considers the outcome in a recent case involving settlement agreements and waivers. This issue arose in the case of Philomena Hennessy and Ladbrooks Payments (Ireland) Limited and Ladbrooks (Ireland) [2022] IEHC 60, being a decision of Ms Justice Bolger delive

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In a written judgment delivered on the 7th of February 2022, Holland J explained why he granted summary judgment to the sum of €567,540.12 against the defendants in Allied Irish Banks Plc v Kharwar Wasim and Saher Khawar [2022] IEHC 62 (hereinafter Kharwar). His reasons can be summarised in thr

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