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Law on Trial

Feb 6, 2024

In a special episode of Law on Trial, the hosts discuss whether the law and the arts are complementary passions. Guests include Mr Justice Cian Ferriter, a poet, John O’Donnell SC, a writer, and barrister Seána Davey, a professional harpist.

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”...

Apr 18, 2023

David Carthy, country managing partner of DLA Piper in Ireland, discusses his firm’s competitive trainee recruitment drive, a string of high-profile hires, and finding comfort in change. Barry Scannell, consultant with William Fry, discusses Chat GPT and why law students should learn to harness the power of...

Jan 31, 2023

Alex White, senior counsel, reflects on his journey from journalism to law, a career in politics with the Labour party, and his recent appointment as director general of the Institute for International and European Affairs.
Hosts Catherine Sanz and James McDermott also discuss some legal stories in the news.

Jan 12, 2023

Eavan Saunders, managing partner at Dentons Dublin and country head for Ireland, on her vision for the office, her A-list disputes team, battling gender bias, and winning new clients.
Hosts Catherine Sanz and James McDermott, barrister, also discuss some recent legal cases in the news, a new law on service charges, and...