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Relational theory and choice rhetoric in the Supreme Court of Canada
The issue of personal choice has become central to Canadian family law. Much of the debate derives from the competing models of autonomy posited by neoliberal and feminist theorists. Neoliberalism, which currently dominates ...
Family law and the corporate veil: accessing company assets on marital breakdown after Prest v. Petrodel Resources Ltd
(Dublin University Law Journal, 2014)
When, if ever, can a company’s assets be used to meet the family law liabilities of private persons? This question has arisen infrequently in Irish law, perhaps because family lawyers tend to assume that assets held by ...
The conveyancing conundrum: Reviewable dispositions and the in camera rule. I
(Roundhall Sweet & Maxwell, 2003)
Irish matrimonial property division in practice: a case study
(Oxford University Press, 2007)
This article analyses patterns of property division on marital breakdown in Ireland. At present, little information is available on the operation of marital breakdown legislation (the Family Law Act 1995 and the Family Law ...
Financial provision on relationship breakdown in Ireland: A constitutional lacuna?
(Dublin University Law Journal, 2013)
In recent decades, legislation has had an extraordinary impact on personal property rights in the context of marital and relationship breakdown. Initially under the Judicial Separation and Family Law Reform Act 1989, and ...
Autonomy and prenuptial agreements in Ireland: A relational analysis
(Cambridge University Press, 2018-04-03)
Unlike England and Wales, Ireland has not yet moved from the traditional common law rejection of prenuptial agreements. Nevertheless, similar policy concerns continue to be debated in both jurisdictions, particularly regarding ...
An analytical framework for employment regulation: investigating the regulatory space
Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to advance a conceptual analytical framework to help explain employment regulation as a dynamic process shaped by institutions and actors. The paper builds on and advances regulatory ...
"Proper provision" and "Property Division": Partnership in Irish matrimonial property law in the wake of T v. T.
(Roundhall Sweet & Maxwell, 2004)
The issue of how best to regulate matrimonial property is a vexed and recurring one in Irish law. This is not only due to the necessarily conflicting interests that must be resolved: how best to provide for spouses and ...
Matrimonial property and Irish law: a case for community.
(Incorporated Law Society of Northern Ireland, 2002)
Family property is a primary area of contention in property law. If spouses only have rights in relation to property to which they can show legal or beneficial title, they may be left unprotected in the event of marital ...
Vicarious liability and employment discrimination
(Oxford University Press, 1997)
The issue of employer liability for discriminatory acts committed by employees is complex and contentious. In tort, the established principle is that 'every act which is done by a servant in the course of his duty is ...