Right to Privacy in a Digital Age

In Ireland ones right to privacy is constitutionally protected under article 40.3, with the caveat that the state upholds this right as much as practicable due to the fact that under Irish law no one right is absolute. The infamous McGee case acknowledge a right to marital privacy as an unenumerated constitutional right, therefore by […]

The Importance of Building a Business Brand

This short blog post will discuss the importance and impact a brand can have on your business. Your business brand encapsulates the identity of your business, it is far more than logos and slogans. Branding is vital to ensure your business is recognisable and will help you stand out from the crowd, which in the […]

I have Registered my Business, do I need a trademark?

A trademark is a word or logo that distinguishes your product and service from other similar models, it acts as protection against customer confusion. While nobody is required to trademark their brand, it does offer your business wider protection as registered trademarks are legally enforceable on similar brands encroaching on your USP, i.e, unique selling […]

How to turn your side hustle into a cash cow

A side hustle is a broadly used term that essentially means an activity outside of your day job that helps you make money; typically, most side hustles monetise a person’s hobbies and interest. The key characteristics of a good side hustler is someone with a creative and hardworking mentality because turning this idea into a […]

Barriers to the realisation of rights of children with disabilities

The rights of the child are universally set out in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, while the Rights of Children with disabilities are further fortified by the UN Convention on the rights of Persons with Disabilities. The OCO report highlights the unfortunate lack of representation within the law and policy considerations […]

3 things to know about running a sustainable business

Maybe you’re a new start up, or perhaps you’ve been in business for a while now. You’ve heard time and again about this sustainability thing, and after some research, you’ve decided that this is the way you want to go with your business. Exciting! To get you off on the right foot, here are Rain […]

How to hire a Virtual Assistant

“Invaluable support for you and / or your business, from a person you trust, but may not have met face to face” In any business as it grows your time and resources are precious, therefore the Legal Diaries team suggest you consider hiring a virtual assistant to help you grow your business and delegate non-core […]

Norris v Ireland

As Pride month draws to a close it seems fitting to look back on the landmark case of Norris v Ireland, the European Court of Human Rights decision that acted as the major catalyst in the decriminalisation of homosexuality in Ireland. Prior to his battle on the European stage, Senator David Norris had unsuccessfully taken […]

How to take care of yourself during exam and deadline season

This weeks blog post comes from Tara Kaby who has been working in property law for the past five years. Tara’s blog post shares some tips on taking care of yourself during exam and deadline season. Exams and deadlines are one of the most stressful periods that students go through. It is easy to become so focused […]

Purchasing your first property – what is the legal process?

This weeks blog post comes from Tara Kaby who has been working in property law for the past five years. Tara’s blog post details the ins and outs of purchasing your first property. Disclaimer: please note this advice is based on an understanding of purchasing property in England. Circumstances may differ when purchasing property in […]