Kevin’s Blog

FAMILY LAW CASES & SECTION 47 REPORTS

I have recently discussed problems that have arisen with section 47 reports in family law cases and I am not sure if it’s coincidence but I have received a number of queries recently in relation to people who are having considerable difficulties with section 47 reports. The main problem appears […]

THE MONICA LEECH CASE: DAMAGES IN DEFAMATION CASES

You will all be familiar with Monica Leech case, which is currently before the Supreme Court. This is the case where an allegation that Monica Leech was having an affair with a government minister resulted in a High Court jury awarding her €1.87 million in damages. That order is currently […]

SAME SEX MARRIAGE – DOES THIS MAKE YOU FEEL UNCOMFORTABLE?

I would like to share with you the following short video. It does what all really powerful message are all about. It’s short, it absolutely gets its message across and it really make you stop and think. I hope you enjoy it. Kevin Brophy, Brophy Solcitors

SOLICITORS AND OVERCHARGING

I received instructions yesterday from a client whose story reads like something from a particularly gruesome John Grisham novel. His marriage got into difficulties and he instructed a firm of solicitors who ran a relatively straightforward divorce case. One of the terms of the court order was that the family […]

THE DIFFICULTY WITH NERVOUS SHOCK CASES

We were recently approached by a client who said that the hospital he had attended recently had written to him saying that certain medical instruments used in the treatment of him had not been properly sterilised and that he was therefore at risk of the dreadful CJD illness. Our client […]

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