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.

Report on collapsed CHC pegs liquidator’s fees at €1.1m

Report on collapsed CHC pegs liquidator’s fees at €1.1m

The 1,400 investors who lost money in CHC may face several more years of delays

Sheehan’s Blackrock exit plan hits a snag

Sheehan’s Blackrock exit plan hits a snag

Jimmy Sheehan sold his stake in the hospital for €16m to Larry Goodman in September

Francesca Comyn: Parliamentary supremacy wins out in the UK

Francesca Comyn: Parliamentary supremacy wins out in the UK

The ruling is a blow to Scotland and Northern Ireland whose devolved parliaments don't get a vote

Legal advice body warns of repossessions epidemic

Legal advice body warns of repossessions epidemic

Government urged to revisit mortgage-to-rent scheme

Priced out of justice?

Priced out of justice?

A growing cohort of lay litigants are representing themselves in court - but there are claims that some are ill-equipped for the fight and are causing delays to the system

Stokes creditors vote to accept huge haircut on debts

Stokes creditors vote to accept huge haircut on debts

Couple behind the Unicorn restaurant have been on the cusp of bankruptcy for more than a year

Anglo investigator denies getting ‘carried away’ with job

Anglo investigator denies getting ‘carried away’ with job

Kevin O’Connell tells Sean FitzPatrick case that he wrote to Anglo Irish Bank acting on powers of his then ODCE boss

FAI boss Delaney sues Journal over Rio ticketing coverage

FAI boss Delaney sues Journal over Rio ticketing coverage

TheJournal.ie joins the Irish Examiner, website Joe.ie, and Perform Media Sales

Comment: The legal message to debtors remains to engage

Comment: The legal message to debtors remains to engage

Broke borrowers often don't show up or show up without legal advice, writes Francesca Comyn

Killilea fights to keep financial data from Nama

Killilea fights to keep financial data from Nama

Lawyers for Killilea argue her financial records should not be shared “willy-nilly”

Flight attendant to take Cranberries singer to court

Flight attendant to take Cranberries singer to court

2014 incident comes back to haunt Dolores O’Riordan

Ex-wife loses legal fight for more alimony after €3.3m payment

Ex-wife loses legal fight for more alimony after €3.3m payment

Settlement made following separation proceedings in 2005

Turning the tables on the birds of prey

Turning the tables on the birds of prey

There has been a spate of vulture funds mounting legal cases against borrowers - but many of their targets have responded by suing them in return

Call for change to District Court judges’ appointments

Call for change to District Court judges’ appointments

Representative body says “no good reason why” judges ineligible for promotion to High Court

Court rules will see faulty hip patients miss out on compensation

Court rules will see faulty hip patients miss out on compensation

More than 1,000 legal proceedings have been initiated in this country against hip implant maker DePuy