Brophy’s Law Blog

Defective Products and The Injuries Board, formerly known as the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB), is an independent statutory body set up under the Personal Injuries Assessment Board Act 2003 to assess claims for anyone who has been in an accident and suffered an injury. All personal injury claims in Ireland (except for cases involving […]

Feeling Trapped in a Legal System Riddled with Flaws?

As a strong advocate of fathers rights, I am becoming more and more frustrated by the level of inefficiency in our legal system. I had a client earlier in the week who wanted me to make an application for access to his 3 week old baby (Baby D) – it […]

Inheritance Rights of the Surviving Spouse

Under the Succession Act 1965 (‘The Act’), the surviving spouse is given special protection upon the death of his or her spouse. The purpose of this protection is to protect the surviving spouse from disinheritance and to ensure that they are made aware of their rights under the Act. These […]

Workplace Relations Act 2015

The Workplace Relations Act will commence on the 1st October 2015. The aim of the Act is to try and deliver a service which is easy to use, independent and cost effective. It is hoped that it will be able to deal with the backlogs which currently exist in the […]

Netflix Offering Unlimited Parental and Maternity Leave!

Online film and TV streaming service Netflix will now let parents (fathers and mothers) take as much maternity and parental leave as they want for the first year of a child’s life. Yes, unlimited leave!! The aim is to allow employees to enjoy a flexible workplace and have confidence to […]