Cork postgraduate law student Deirdre McCormack has been awarded the Comyn Kelleher Tobin Scholarship for 2023. The scholarship supports one postgraduate student of the LLM Children's Rights and Family Law at University College Cork (UCC).
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Cork solicitor Clare Daly has been appointed to the board of directors of online safety charity CyberSafeKids. Ms Daly is a solicitor in Comyn Kelleher Tobin LLP and brings over 16 years of broad and varied experience in legal practice, specialising in child protection and data protection with a par
Eamon Harrington, partner at Comyn Kelleher Tobin (CKT), discusses a recent case which touched on the issue of disclosing a coroner's notes. A recent decision of the High Court, in which a challenge to an inquest outcome failed, raised an interesting side point. In Cummins v Cork City Coroner, the c
Comyn Kelleher Tobin (CKT) has presented a cheque for €3,300 to Cork charity The Crann Centre after a fundraising quiz. Trainees in the firm took the initiative to organise a table quiz for young legal professionals which raised the remarkable sum for The Crann Centre, a charity which helps the
Comyn Kelleher Tobin LLP (CKT) has promoted Nicola Kiely to partner in the firm's Dublin office. Ms Kiely, previously a senior associate, acts primarily on behalf of Irish and international insurers, as well as a number of self-insured.
Comyn Kelleher Tobin partner Denise Kirwan and intern Anna McCormack give an overview of recent changes to child care law in Ireland. The Child Care (Amendment) Act 2022 was signed into law by the President on 19th July 2022. When introducing the Act as a bill in the Dáil, Minister for Childr
Clare Daly, child law solicitor with Comyn Kelleher Tobin (CKT), discusses Ireland’s evolving online safety legislation and the decision from the expert review group that an independent complaints mechanism within the new regulator, Coimisiún na Meán, is "feasible". An inquest ha
Conor White, employment lawyer at Comyn Kelleher Tobin (CKT), examines a recent case resulting in Ireland's largest-ever award for unfair dismissal. In a recent Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) decision — A Sales Executive -v- A Software Company — the WRC awarded the sum of €329
Grace Toher and Jack Nyhan of Comyn Kelleher Tobin (CKT) examine a recent case dealing with the issue of dishonesty in professional practice proceedings. The Court of Appeal in Law Society of Ireland v Kathleen Doocey  IECA 2 has clarified the test to be applied in professional practice p
Comyn Kelleher Tobin solicitor Michelle Cronin and intern Saoirse Coughlan give an overview of coercive control and the convictions to date. The Domestic Violence Act 2018 introduced the offence of coercive control to Irish law. The legislation commenced on the 1st of January 2019. Offences that occ
Kevin Healy, solicitor at Comyn Kelleher Tobin, provides an overview of coming changes to the practice and procedure of civil litigation in the High Court. A variety of reforms to the practice and procedure of civil litigation in the Superior Courts is due to commence on 13 November 2021 through the
Comyn Kelleher Tobin LLP has announced the appointment of Karen Tobin as a partner in its family law team. Ms Tobin has been a member of the firm for 25 years and qualified as a solicitor in 2011, representing clients in the area of child care and family law.
Comyn Kelleher Tobin partner Sinead Fitzgerald and intern Mary Maunsell examine a recent High Court judgment on spousal maintenance and "proper provision". A High Court decision in which the wife of a dairy farmer was awarded €800 per month for a four-year period in spousal maintenance was rece
Cork-based law firm Comyn Kelleher Tobin (CKT) has been recognised by Chambers and Partners as one of the top law firms in Ireland. The firm recently received recognition for having one of the best healthcare litigation teams in the country. Chambers and Partners ranks the best law firms and la
Comyn Kelleher Tobin (CKT) has sponsored a new scholarship supporting one postgraduate student on the LLM Children's Rights and Family Law at UCC School of Law. To apply for the Comyn Kelleher Tobin Scholarship, students must secure a minimum grade of 2.1 in an approved primary degree or equivalent,