April 24, 2020

Covid 19 and Irish Legal System

24th April, 2020 One month in to this lock-down, it is important to note that many legal services are now operating. Obviously, they do so in a different way. Here’s the main ones, and how they presently operate :- Revenue stamping Revenue has recently confirmed that, while phone services have […]
March 12, 2020

Mental Health costs employers

11th March 2020 While the benefits of implementing a wellbeing programme for employees may appear self-evident, organisations do not necessarily consider the benefits that wellbeing programmes can have on their business and profit margins. However, evidence clearly indicates that the cost of poor mental health in the workplace is substantial. […]
February 24, 2020

Irish Chief Justice – some interesting thoughts and observations

24th February, 2020 In a recent interview , Irish law’s centre of gravity is moving online – slowly but surely – says Chief Justice Frank Clarke. The Supremes The chief justice wants the legal profession to not just modernise, but to innovate and embrace the digital era. In fairness, he’s […]
February 12, 2020

Computers to replace solicitors

13th February, 2020 A contest between artificial intelligence robots and US lawyers saw the bots beat the briefs hands down. The English Sunday Times magazine (published in late 2019) reports that five experienced US lawyers went head-to-head against AI bots designed to read contracts. The goal was to see who was […]