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.

An Post unveils new logo to spearhead brand revamp

An Post unveils new logo to spearhead brand revamp

An Post would not disclose the budget for the marketing overhaul, nor would it reveal the designer behind the proposed new company logos

Court strips Marley of personal insolvency protection

Court strips Marley of personal insolvency protection

Businessman Philip Marley’s bid to ward off creditors with a personal insolvency arrangement ha...

Coleman sued over alleged €6m vulture fund debt

Coleman sued over alleged €6m vulture fund debt

An asset fund linked to US investment giant CarVal has initiated Commercial Court proceedings aga...

Cool heads can still prevail in Strokestown

Cool heads can still prevail in Strokestown

The McGanns could yet stay in their home, but they need to choose their next move very carefully

Jury’s out on who’s at fault for the latest media misstep

Jury’s out on who’s at fault for the latest media misstep

Weeks after a clampdown on tweeting in court by laypeople, the actions of bona fide journalists have just scuttled two criminal trials

AIB in court clash over $700m case on Rusnak

AIB in court clash over $700m case on Rusnak

The bank is taking a case against AIG and other insurers, including Lloyds and Chubb, arising from the $700 million fraud by Rusnak at AllFirst, then part of the AIB group, in Baltimore, Maryland

Ruling on data use in Dwyer case could affect other convictions

Ruling on data use in Dwyer case could affect other convictions

State seeks clarity from Europe on data rules following High Court victory for Graham Dwyer, whose conviction relied on phone records

High Court judgment could aid distressed mortgage borrowers

High Court judgment could aid distressed mortgage borrowers

Approving a personal insolvency arrangement last week in the face of objections from AIB, Mr Justice Denis McDonald found that distressed borrowers with a chequered payment record had to be assessed 'in the round'

Funding concerns for legal services watchdog

Funding concerns for legal services watchdog

LSRA kept afloat by a €3 million cash injection from the Department of Justice

Belfast libel win is just a warm-up for Dana’s multiple legal actions

Belfast libel win is just a warm-up for Dana’s multiple legal actions

The former singer received an estimated £150,000 from the Sunday World

Social and affordable construction firm gets €1.4 million bailout

Social and affordable construction firm gets €1.4 million bailout

Troubled building firm MDY Construction, involved in the development of state-funded social and a...

Increase in British lawyers registering in Ireland

Increase in British lawyers registering in Ireland

There has been an increase in the number of British lawyers admitted to the Roll of Solicitors th...

High Court reduces fees claimed by CHC liquidator by €200,000

High Court reduces fees claimed by CHC liquidator by €200,000

The High Court has shaved €200,000 off the fees and expenses claimed by the liquidator of colla...

Coffey: ‘I’m clearly being compared to a highwayman’

Coffey: ‘I’m clearly being compared to a highwayman’

Senator is suing Iconic Media for defamation over article likening him to an 18th-century villain, published three weeks before general election

Lawyers row over €4m in class action fees and costs

Lawyers row over €4m in class action fees and costs

Warring parties represented 11,000 women in faulty breast implants suit