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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Aspiring Barrister: Alexandra Wilson

My name is Alexandra and I have just finished the Bar Training Course at Cardiff University. I will complete the LLM dissertation this Summer and am currently searching for any legal and/or advocacy roles and opportunities I can find. Did you pursue any other form of formal education before choosing law? If so, what made you choose law? […]

Discussing the Gender Pay Gap in the EU

This weeks blog comes from Saoirse Gallagher. Saoirse has completed an International Commerical Law Masters with the University of Limerick and she is currently writing a dissertation. She completed a BCL at undergraduate level in NUIG. Currently working as an editor and content writer for ‘The Legal Update’, Saoirse has tutored subjects including Human Rights […]

Law Student: Jasmin Brown

This week’s blog features Brighton University LLB Law student, Jasmin Brown. What are you doing now? I’m currently working full time in legal technology whilst sitting my second year law exams. Did you pursue any other form of formal education before choosing law? If so, what made you choose law? Yes- so many! After leaving college I went […]

Law Graduate: Natasha Manoli

My name is Natasha Manoli. I currently work at Irwin Mitchell Solicitors as a Payments Administrator in the Court of Protection department. I’ve been working at this reputable law firm since the second year of my qualifying law degree (Where I was a filing clerk in the Public Law and Human Rights department  originally). I went […]