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.

Last stand at Gorse Hill

Last stand at Gorse Hill

Brian and Mary Patricia O’Donnell are due to emerge from their three-year bankruptcy - but their battles with the banks are far from over

Spanish firm linked to M4/M6 motorway maintenance loses court battle

Spanish firm linked to M4/M6 motorway maintenance loses court battle

Legal wrangle involved €1.38 million tax bill arising from a share sale

TCD hit by ruling in gay pension dispute

TCD hit by ruling in gay pension dispute

The university was wrong to deprive survivor’s pension, according to preliminary EU ruling

British charities regulator launches probe into Console

British charities regulator launches probe into Console

Watchdog carrying out assessment of the London-based arm of charity

Oil firm directors to be questioned in Russian oligarchs’ $2 billion legal clash

Oil firm directors to be questioned in Russian oligarchs’ $2 billion legal clash

Leonid Lebedev suing fellow billionaires Len Blavatnik and Viktor Vekselberg

Trust backing Quinn’s legal battles has 33 funders

Trust backing Quinn’s legal battles has 33 funders

Receiver secures court order to unmask names

McNamee case shows real cost of Revenue’s tax avoidance clampdowns

McNamee case shows real cost of Revenue’s tax avoidance clampdowns

“Schroders’ losses” took external expertise and years to unravel

Cuisine de France founder loses Supreme Court tax battle

Cuisine de France founder loses Supreme Court tax battle

Ronan McNamee appealed Revenue €5 million tax avoidance finding

Petroceltic senior staff hang tough for a better deal

Petroceltic senior staff hang tough for a better deal

Staff left court with 20% of their payments to compensate for the takeover, writes Francesca Comyn

Minister demands report on garda  bullying claims

Minister demands report on garda bullying claims

Garda Nick Keogh alleges he was subjected to relentless bullying

Druids Glen dispute on the cusp of being settled

Druids Glen dispute on the cusp of being settled

Receiver was appointed after payment demand for €4.85m was not met

Some LGBT people still can’t leave pension to spouse

Some LGBT people still can’t leave pension to spouse

Minister Paschal Donohoe has no plans to address the issue

Bankers on trial: the evidence that the jury did not hear

Bankers on trial: the evidence that the jury did not hear

The inside story of a €7.2 billion plot and how three bankers were convicted

Internal probe into garda whistleblower claims launched

Internal probe into garda whistleblower claims launched

Nóirín O’Sullivan appointed chief superintendent to handle protected disclosures

Anglo-IL&P trial leaves insurer with huge bill

Anglo-IL&P trial leaves insurer with huge bill

Costs run to six figures in longest criminal trial in history of state