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.

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

Heart patient loses legal fight over insurance

Heart patient loses legal fight over insurance

Florence Crowley claimed he was unfairly penalised because of cardiologist's decision

Man who killed sons sued by wife

Man who killed sons sued by wife

Kathleen Chada brought civil action seeking compensation for wrongful deaths

State bankruptcy tsar takes action over Sean Dunne mansion

State bankruptcy tsar takes action over Sean Dunne mansion

Proceedings that may finally unlock the mystery of who owns Walford on Shrewsbury Road

Garda watchdog in  court showdown over whistleblower meeting

Garda watchdog in court showdown over whistleblower meeting

Gsoc investigation is exploring whether the gardaí gave a misleading account of a 2008 meeting

Restaurateur Guilbaud sues chef Olivier Quenet over rent

Restaurateur Guilbaud sues chef Olivier Quenet over rent

The French chef presides over the country’s only two-star Michelin restaurant

Irish law set for post-Brexit British invasion

Irish law set for post-Brexit British invasion

British law firms have gone beyond mere contingency planning

You’re not purely shaking hands and kissing babies. There’s more to it than that

You’re not purely shaking hands and kissing babies. There’s more to it than that

While Law Society president Stuart Gilhooly wears the chains of his office lightly, he is resolutely committed to getting more solicitors on the bench

Killilea ordered to hand over wealth transfer documents

Killilea ordered to hand over wealth transfer documents

Wife of bust property developer Dunne will give up nine years of tax returns to bankruptcy official

Costs of O’Brien’s Dáil court case to hit €1 million

Costs of O’Brien’s Dáil court case to hit €1 million

Businessman claims Dáil utterances breached his privacy

Artists clash with labels in royalties rumble

Artists clash with labels in royalties rumble

Alleged in court that its members had lost out on €2.8 million

Liberties residents say area is ‘oversaturated’ with homeless services

Liberties residents say area is ‘oversaturated’ with homeless services

Community groups secure temporary injunction blocking 65-man 'dial-a-bed’ hostel

Confidence in Irish judiciary key to lawyer’s Brexit action

Confidence in Irish judiciary key to lawyer’s Brexit action

London barrister Jolyon Maugham plans to initiate High Court proceedings before Christmas