Law On Trial: High Court Judge Cian Ferriter on law and the arts

The latest episode of Business Post’s legal affairs podcast looks at whether the law and arts are complementary

In a special episode of Law on Trial, Catherine Sanz and barrister James McDermott discuss whether the law and the arts are complementary passions.

The hosts chat with Mr Justice Cian Ferriter, a High Court judge, about why he turned to the arts at a young age, how he got his start at a comedy cabaret which featured Dara Ó Briain, and the historic role of poetry in Irish life. He also gives his thoughts on the overlap between law and artistic endeavours.

Also featured on the episode is John O’Donnell SC, a fiction writer, and barrister Shauna Davey, a professional harpist, who give their thoughts on legal and artistic careers.

The episode is available to listen on Apple and Spotify.