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.

Child protection: Right of return?

Child protection: Right of return?

Tusla’s decision to return two children despite sexual abuse allegations will come under severe scrutiny in the High Court this week

Judging the judiciary

Judging the judiciary

Changes are coming that may finally rule out the political factor in appointing judges - but is the real talent being squeezed out?

Trio jailed over €7.2bn banking plot lodge appeal against convictions

Trio jailed over €7.2bn banking plot lodge appeal against convictions

Three were convicted by a jury of partaking in a plot to mislead investors

Coral Petroleum chiefs fail to testify in $2bn oligarch showdown

Coral Petroleum chiefs fail to testify in $2bn oligarch showdown

High Court ordered directors of alleged shell company to give their evidence in June

Retired judge Carroll Moran to head Olympic tickets probe

Retired judge Carroll Moran to head Olympic tickets probe

Investigation may also look at OCI corporate governance and funding

Clinton or Trump? I have to say the choice is an embarrassment

Clinton or Trump? I have to say the choice is an embarrassment

Trina Vargo doesn’t hold back discussing her own achievements and the North’s future post-Brexit

Central Bank to take case against ex-credit union boss

Central Bank to take case against ex-credit union boss

Anne Butterly is manager of Rush branch which is at centre of fraud claims

Fall in number of barristers entering the Law Library

Fall in number of barristers entering the Law Library

Just 96 new admissions to the Bar of Ireland in 2015

LGBT workers locked out of pension plans

LGBT workers locked out of pension plans

LGBT workers who opted out of a spouses’ and children’s scheme are not being given a chance to upgrade

Ballsbridge hoteliers with €26m debt found guilty of abuse of process

Ballsbridge hoteliers with €26m debt found guilty of abuse of process

The Sandymount property is home to proprietor Patrick Halpin

Court order in Castlefreke restoration

Court order in Castlefreke restoration

Lord’s son has restorer’s assets frozen

Clayton and Mullen take legal action over apartments

Clayton and Mullen take legal action over apartments

Legal proceedings aimed at securing remediation works at Beacon South Quarter development The Cubes

Goodman beefs up his stake in Galway Clinic

Goodman beefs up his stake in Galway Clinic

Beef baron in a €31m buyout of shares controlled by Jimmy Sheehan

Broker Lugus Capital launches action over €1 million in fees

Broker Lugus Capital launches action over €1 million in fees

Lugus is allegedly owed around 2% of the funds generated from a venture

Disciplinary procedures illegal, claims suspended garda

Disciplinary procedures illegal, claims suspended garda

Last May, court ordered garda was to be reinstated at Pearse Street Garda station