In this article I look at (i) the legislative presumptions which come to the aid of the prosecuting authorities in cases of this type, and (ii) the sentence guidelines that can be extracted from the caselaw to date.
Some offbeat examples of unusual ways to address a judge in court (with varying degrees of success)!
What happens when artificial intelligence meets the criminal justice system? Made for each other, or car crash TV? Here are my views (podcast).
A number of recent cases have examined whether commercial tenants are obliged to continue to pay rent when their businesses are unable to trade due to government restrictions.
With the recent announcement that government is to table proposals for third-party funding of international arbitration, I look at the restrictions on litigation funding in Ireland and possible future developments.
Adjudication is becoming increasingly popular as a means of resolving construction payment disputes in Ireland. What is it and when is it appropriate as a dispute resolution mechanism?
At law school you learn the law, which is a tool and not a skill. Advocacy is a barrister’s core skill, and it’s an art that is often undervalued or ignored.