COVID-19 Legal Updates

Businesses are coming to terms with COVID-19, with the need to respond quickly to the disruption to operations and mitigate risk.

Our multi-disciplinary team is working with clients on a range of areas including employee matters, corporate governance, protecting personal data and contractual requirements to help prepare for the evolving impact of COVID-19.

Read the insights below from our lawyers for more information.

Sectoral Employment Orders – the current position?

20 July 2020

The recent High Court decision 1 striking down as unconstitutional a wage setting mechanism providing for minimum wages in certain construction industry sectors, known as sectoral employment orders (SEOs), has led...
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Pandemic Policy Panic – Disruption Claims and COVID-19

20 July 2020

The challenges to business as a result of the actions taken by the Irish Government to reduce the spread of COVID-19 have been highlighted by issues surrounding business interruption claims...
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COVID-19: Extension of Irish Residency Permissions due to expire in July 2020 or August 2020

17 July 2020

Immigration Service Delivery (“ISD”) has announced that any Irish Residency Permissions due to expire between 20 July 2020 and 20 August 2020 will be automatically renewed for a period of...
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COVID-19: Reformulating how the Law Society of Ireland and EFC support trainee solicitors

13 July 2020

Eugene F Collins prides itself on our people, teamwork and communication. For this reason, adapting to the challenges brought by COVID-19 has been a relatively smooth process. Trainee solicitor Tara...
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Eugene F Collins Webinar: Rescuing an Insolvent Company

25 June 2020

Despite the emergency financial supports introduced by Government to alleviate the working capital challenges faced by businesses as a consequence of COVID-19, many will be unable to avoid serious liquidity...
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Webinar with the SCSI: Rent Remedies and the Retail Revolution

23 June 2020

Our Managing Partner, Mark Walsh and Dispute Resolution Partner, Caoilfhionn Ní Chuanacháin are looking forward to joining Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland members tomorrow, Wednesday 24 June at 11.00 am for a webinar on how the...
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Construction Industry Federation Contracting Webinar Series

22 June 2020

Siobhan Kenny, Construction Associate at Eugene F. Collins was pleased to take part in the Construction Industry Federation (CIF)’s recent webinar series. Siobhan discussed contractual positions those in the industry may find themselves...
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Rent Remedies – Landlords and Tenants

19 June 2020

Caoilfhionn Ní Chuanacháin, Partner, Dispute Resolution outlines some steps that both landlords and tenants can take in respect of rent disputes where they have been impacted by COVID-19
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The Online Retail Revolution and Turnover Rents

19 June 2020

Our Managing Partner, Mark Walsh briefly discusses the online revolution in the retail sector and the move to turnover rents
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Eugene F Collins Webinar Series: Selling online – the legal and business implications

9 June 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has driven many companies to re-focus their business to sell online. As restrictions start to lift e-commerce will continue to remain a critical sales channel for many...
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