The Brief 14th Nov 2013

Your hosts barristers, Andrew Robinson and Peter Leonard look at the legal headlines of the week; from egg throwing, medical misconduct, is €9,000 a month enough to live on, rights of way and more. Continuing the high standard of contribution from Dublin…

The Brief 18th July 2013

Andrew and Peter discussed the week’s legal news, from legal regulation and data protection to London’s hottest barrister. Peter spoke to London barrister Jon Holbrook who outlined his criticisms of the UK’s Hate Crime legislation, which he recently wrote about for spiked-online.com…

The Brief 4th July 2013

Presenters Andrew and Peter discuss the week’s news from county councillors on trial for corruption to the legal difference between a wet dance floor and a slippy dance floor. Senator Katherine Zappone talks about her Legal Recognigition Bill 2013. Professor Fiona DeLondras,…

The Brief 20th June 2013

Presenters Andrew and Peter discussed this week’s legal news from the EU’s complaint about the high cost of legal services in Ireland to exaggerated personal injury claims. Daragh Brophy of thejournal.ie spoke to Andrew about Minister Shatter’s novel. Barrister Katie Dawson spoke…

The Brief 13th June 2013

Presenters Andrew and Peter discuss the week’s legal news from the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill to smelly jurors. Dr Mary Rogan commented on the effects of incarceration on the families of prisoners. Ellen O’Mahoney-Dunlop commented on the effect of suspended…

The Brief 6th June 2013

Presenters Andrew and Peter discuss this week’s legal stories including Supreme Court appeals and special personal insolvency judges. New York lawyer (Dubliner) Patrick Mair tells Peter about the Bradley Manning case. David Barnaville SC and Irish Times journalist Mark Hilliard discuss the…

The Brief 9th May 2013

Presenters Andrew and Peter discuss this week’s legal news including the appointment of two additional Supreme Court judges and Justice Clarke’s comments on the role of the Oireachtas. Solicitors Emer Lyons, Graine Hassett and Mairead Moore of Future Voices of Ireland discuss…