News & Insights

Contracts of employment for employees without a valid work permit, ‘unenforceable’ in Labour Court and WRC

21 February 2020

A recent decision of the Labour Court sheds light on the uncertainty surrounding the rights of non-EEA workers to seek compensation for owed payments from their employer in circumstances where...
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Supreme Court Clarifies the information required before judgment is given in summary claims

20 February 2020

A recent decision of the Supreme Court has clarified the information relating to the overall debt which must be produced in order that a claim for summary judgment would succeed....
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Eugene F Collins says UK departure from EU presents opportunity for dispute resolution business in Ireland as it appoints new Dispute Resolution Partner

10 February 2020

  Paul Dempsey appointed as partner in expanding dispute resolution department Firm sees opportunities for Ireland to become jurisdiction of choice for major dispute resolutions Growth in business across insurance,...
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Brexit Update – EEA resident director

29 January 2020

As we enter a key phase in Brexit, the Companies Registration Office have provided the following guidance in relation to the requirement for Irish companies to have an EEA resident...
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DMG/JPIMedia – Proposed Acquisition Void because of ‘Gun-Jumping’

23 January 2020

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (“CCPC”) recently announced that a proposed acquisition by DMG Media Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Daily Mail and General Trust Plc, of sole...
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The Payment of Wages (Amendment) Bill 2019

10 January 2020

The Payment of Wages (Amendment) Bill 2019 (“the Bill”) has been extended to include a legal right for workers to receive, “on a fair, transparent and equitable basis”, tips and...
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The Rights and Entitlements of Unsuccessful Bidders under Public Procurement Law

10 December 2019

Does your business tender for public contracts? If so, the following reminder of your rights and entitlements upon the award of a public contract, may be of assistance: Many businesses...
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Managing Risks and Costs of Litigation: A Business Perspective

3 December 2019

Litigation is a costly business. However by reducing the risks associated with litigation before it arises, those costs can be limited by a company. In the second of our series...
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Brexit Checklist: Legal implications for your business

26 November 2019

As Brexit draws closer, businesses should check what implications Brexit may have on their operations. From a corporate law perspective, the following are some issues that may arise as a...
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Amendments to the Employment Permits Regulations

25 November 2019

Employers should be aware of two key changes to the Employment Permit Regulations from 1st January 2020. 1. Changes to the remuneration threshold for a Critical Skills Employment Permit The...
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