Dec 18, 2023
Surveying our solicitors
In the latest episode of Law on Trial, Mark Garrett, director general of the Law Society of Ireland, discusses the key findings in a recent survey of more than 2,200 solicitors and what the representative body is doing to tackle challenges faced by the profession.
Hosts Catherine Sanz and James...
Nov 21, 2023
In this episode of Law on Trial, Catherine Sanz and barrister James McDermott speak with John MacMenamin, a retired Supreme Court judge, about his career on the bench, rule of law, and the challenges faced by young lawyers.
The podcast also features an interview with Patricia Lucas, a retired judge of the Superior...
Oct 25, 2023
In this episode of Law on Trial, Catherine Sanz and barrister James McDermott speak with Michael Dillon, director of legal at the Corporate Enforcement Authority (CEA), the agency tasked with enforcing company law in Ireland.
Dillon discusses his work with the so-called “Irish FBI”, as well as his prior roles which...
Oct 3, 2023
In the first episode of season four of Law on Trial, Sara
Phelan, chairwoman of the Bar Council, discusses why the
representative body has recommended a historical one-day withdrawal
of services by its criminal barrister members.
Hosts Catherine Sanz and James McDermott also chat with Niamh Howlin, associate professor...
Apr 28, 2023
In the latest episode of Law on Trial, Roger Murray, SC, and partner with Callan Tansey, discusses why the HSE’s narrative around medical negligence risks “vilifying” patients instead of highlighting the need for proper resourcing. He also discusses why the so-called gun for hire syndrome is a “complete myth”...