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.

Trends in the Property Market for 2021

22 January 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has affected many aspects of our daily lives: how and where we work, where we live, and how we shop. Fundamental shifts in these behaviours will have...
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The Force Awakens – Business Interruption Claims and Covid-19

18 January 2021

A new order threatens the hospitality and retail industries in Ireland following the enormous disruption experienced by businesses during the Covid-19 Pandemic. At issue is the interpretation of business interruption...
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New Pre-departure Testing Requirements from 16 January 2021

13 January 2021

From Saturday 16 January 2021, all passengers arriving into Ireland are required to have a negative/’not detected’ result from a pre-departure Covid-19 PCR test carried out no more than 72...
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Sixth Extension of Immigration Permissions and Further Closure of Burgh Quay

23 December 2020

Automatic extension of immigration permissions In light of yesterday’s national restrictions targeting the evolving Covid-19 pandemic, Immigration Service Delivery (“ISD”) have issued a new notice on immigration and international protection...
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Ireland bans all flights from Great Britain – Update

22 December 2020

The Irish Government announced this morning that the ban on all flights arriving into Ireland from Great Britain will be extended until the end of the year. A review will...
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Ireland bans all flights from Great Britain

21 December 2020

In response to the identification of a new strain of Covid-19 in the South-East of England, the Irish Government has announced a ban on all flights arriving into Ireland from...
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Covid-19: Interim Period Extended

17 December 2020

The Interim period contained in the Companies Miscellaneous Provisions (Covid-19) Act, 2020 has been extended to 9th June 2021 following government approval. What does this mean Companies may continue to...
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Contracts in the age of Covid-19

13 November 2020

Caoilfhionn Ní Chuanacháin, Dispute Resolution Partner, briefly discusses contracts in the age of Covid-19 and how force majeure or frustration may impact on businesses’ existing contracts. It is important to...
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Ireland implementing new EU ‘Traffic Lights’ approach to travel

11 November 2020

An EU-recommended “traffic lights” system was adopted on 13 October 2020 to bring a co-ordinated approach and greater transparency to air travel restrictions and entry requirements to European regions. Categorisation...
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Level 5 restrictions and likely impact on travel to Ireland

22 October 2020

In response to concerns regarding the trajectory of coronavirus cases in Ireland, the Irish government has announced that the entire country will move to Level 5 restrictions as part of...
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