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Eugene F Collins partner Paul Dempsey and associate Rachel Solanki consider what options creditors have in the aftermath of Brexit in enforcing a judgement handed down by a UK court in Ireland or vice versa. The UK is one of Ireland’s largest trading partners with Irish exports to Britain tota

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Tom O’Malley SC explains his interest in sexual offending and the background to his appointment as chair of the review of protections for vulnerable witnesses in the investigation and prosecution of sexual offences. It all started one miserable winter’s evening in the mid-1980s at Yale L

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Sumi Nadarajah of FRKelly introduces Ireland's first registered "motion mark". Companies and brand owners are increasingly looking for innovative and creative ways to promote and market their brands in the digital age. This has led to the creation of new forms of trade marks such as motion marks, ho

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Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan explores a case involving unfair dismissal where an employee is smoking on work premises. The issues of mitigating loss and smoking on premises arose in UDD2135, being a case of Q Park Ireland Limited and Denis Fitzpatrick.

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Ultán Anderson, litigation solicitor at Leman Solicitors, explains how "cyber insurance" can help protect businesses from ransomware attacks. Unless you have been living under a rock for the past two weeks, you will have heard of the cyber attack on the HSE. A Russian gang known as ‘Wiz

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Matthew Howse, partner at Eversheds Sutherland in Belfast, reflects on the UK's recently announced Covid public inquiry and what it means for Northern Ireland. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that an independent public inquiry into the handling of the Covid pandemic will be held in Spring

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Benjamin Bestgen, the author of the jurisprudential primer series published in Scottish Legal News and Irish Legal News, reflects on a year of his articles – from their inception in far-flung New Zealand to their conclusion in besieged Jersey. My little jurisprudential-philosophical thought pi

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Rachel Rodgers, partner at Walkers, considers the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on agreements between landlords and tenants. There is no doubt that as a consequence of the pandemic, the way we work and live has changed. Our attitudes, our priorities – they have all shifted slightly. They say

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Employment solicitor Leanne McKeown of Rosemary Connolly Employment & Equality Solicitors examines the lessons of a ruling against a law firm accused of age and disability discrimination. In a stark reminder to respondents and their legal advisers on the importance of deadlines, the Employment T

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Benjamin Bestgen this week encourages lawyers to consider the craft of writing. See his last jurisprudential primer here. George Orwell opined in 1946 that written English “is full of bad habits which spread by imitation and which can be avoided if one is willing to take the necessary trouble&

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Peter Devitt, associate at Hayes Solicitors, examines a decision bringing clarity to the interpretation of the "special circumstances" test for plaintiffs who are seeking to renew a summons. Under the Rules of the Superior Courts, a Summons (the document that initiates legal proceedings) remains in

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William Fry partner Leo Moore examines what is reasonable and proportionate to request from an individual in order to verify their identity. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) significantly enhances data subject rights, including the right to information, access, rectification and erasure

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Philip Flynn, founder and owner of legal consultancy PF Solicitors, explores the future of in-house legal services. The nature and make-up of legal functions/departments varies considerably from growth stage companies, to larger multi-nationals. This is driven by more obvious factors, such as the si

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