Francesca Comyn

Francesca Comyn

Francesca Comyn is the Sunday Business Post’s Legal Affairs Correspondent. In this role, she drives the Post’s coverage of legal affairs, including litigation, legislation and the law. An award-winning journalist, Comyn was Courts Correspondent with Newstalk (and Today FM) for the past eight years. She was previously a news anchor at Newstalk and Q102 (Lite FM). Comyn is the recipient of a Justice Media Award. She graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 1997 and later completed a law degree at DIT, Aungier Street.

Kildare firm with €25m UAE debt to be wound up

Kildare firm with €25m UAE debt to be wound up

An insolvent Co Kildare building firm which owes €25 million to creditors in the United Arab Em...

Goodman company hearing told of €680,000 bill for receivership

Goodman company hearing told of €680,000 bill for receivership

Debts called in by a Larry Goodman firm against fellow shareholders in the Blackrock Clinic inclu...

McGuinness calls on the Finance Minister to stop repossessions

McGuinness calls on the Finance Minister to stop repossessions

John McGuinness, chair of the Finance Committee, has written to the Minister for Finance, Paschal...

Hogan: 'Legal shoneenism' has replaced 'golden era' of Constitutional law

Hogan: 'Legal shoneenism' has replaced 'golden era' of Constitutional law

'Constitution must be radical or redundant,' says judge

Law firm should not be held responsible for a ‘stupid’ business strategy, court hears

Law firm should not be held responsible for a ‘stupid’ business strategy, court hears

The Dublin law firm is appealing the damages award imposed by the High Court over its failure to register a property at the height of the boom in 2007

Patricia Quinn disputes €1.6m tax bill

Patricia Quinn disputes €1.6m tax bill

In a statement of affairs filed this week, recently bankrupted Patricia Quinn lists among her assets €200 in cash and approximately €315 in a local Ulster Bank account in Ballyconnell, Co Cavan, writes Francesca Comyn

Victory lap for justice Finlay Geoghegan

Victory lap for justice Finlay Geoghegan

Judge set to break a modern day record for the shortest tenure on the Supreme Court since World War II

‘A lick of paint and a new name’ not enough for ODCE

‘A lick of paint and a new name’ not enough for ODCE

Top legal firm says agency should be able to quickly draft Garda and DPP resources

Goldman Sachs claims Irish firm tried to defraud it

Goldman Sachs claims Irish firm tried to defraud it

‘Highly unorthodox development’ scuppered examinership plan

Lone Star ruling hailed as ‘game-changer’ for debtors

Lone Star ruling hailed as ‘game-changer’ for debtors

Last week a judge approved a Personal Insolvency Arrangement (PIA) for a couple despite objections from a vulture fund

Potentially damaging prosecution evidence was excluded from retrial of O’Mahoney

Potentially damaging prosecution evidence was excluded from retrial of O’Mahoney

Former bank executive Tiarnan O’Mahoney was last week acquitted by direction of the judge of conspiring to destroy or falsify records

Legal Matters Podcast: Alan Shatter on Brexit, new politics and the eighth amendment

Legal Matters Podcast: Alan Shatter on Brexit, new politics and the eighth amendment

Francesca Comyn is joined by former Justice Minister Alan Shatter

In a vacuum, we  can only be outraged

In a vacuum, we can only be outraged

People were shocked by the leniency of Tom Humphries’ sentence - but the truth is, we have no data about what an appropriate sentence might be

Fugitive solicitor Lynn left €11.5m black hole in Irish company

Fugitive solicitor Lynn left €11.5m black hole in Irish company

Around €3 million of funds from Kendar were used to prop up Lynn’s exorbitant lifestyle, including a private box at Wembley stadium, court papers reveal

Shatter blasts frictionless border ‘fantasy’

Shatter blasts frictionless border ‘fantasy’

Brexit a ‘stupid act of self-destruction’