News & Insights

Additional 16 countries added to List of ‘High Risk’ Countries from Thursday 15 April

12 April 2021

On 9 April, the Minister for Health announced his intention to designate an additional 16 countries/territories as ‘Category 2’. These are: Armenia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bermuda, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Curaçao,...
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Introduction of The Code of Practice on the Right to Disconnect

8 April 2021

The much-anticipated Workplace Relations Commission (“WRC”) Code of Practice for Employers and Employees on the Right to Disconnect (“the Code”) was introduced on Thursday 1 April 2021. The Code, introduced...
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New Superior Court Rules allow for remote witnessing of affidavits

1 April 2021

A new statutory instrument, the Rules of the Superior Courts (Affidavits) 2021 (S.I. No. 127/2021), allowing for the remote witnessing of affidavits came into effect yesterday, 31 March 2021. These...
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Gerard Coll appointed Consultant at Eugene F Collins

31 March 2021

Eugene F Collins has announced Gerard Coll, corporate partner will be retiring as a partner after 42 years with the firm. Gerard will remain as a consultant in the corporate...
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A reminder to Landlords: Beware of the pitfalls of Section 32 of the Government Reform Act 2014

29 March 2021

While Section 32 of the Local Government Reform Act 2014 (the “2014 Act”) has been in operation for a number of years, it is important for landlords to continue to...
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Further Temporary Extension to Immigration Permissions

29 March 2021

The Minister for Justice has announced a further temporary extension of immigration and international protection permissions to 20 September 2021. This applies to permissions that are due to expire between...
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Employment Law Update

24 March 2021

Our Employment Law Update, took place today, Wednesday 24 March. At this webinar, our speakers discussed topics including: Bullying in the workplace – Key features of the new Code of Practice...
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Transfers of Personal Data to the UK post Brexit – Where are we now?

23 March 2021

On 24 December 2020 the UK and EU finally agreed the terms of a Brexit deal which included a temporary arrangement to allow continuing personal data transfers from territories within...
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Mandatory Hotel Quarantine legislation in force from Friday 26 March 2021

23 March 2021

The government advises against all non-essential international travel. All passengers coming into Ireland must: complete a Covid-19 Passenger Locator Form provide evidence that they have a negative or ‘not detected’...
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All Change – New Personal Injuries Guidelines

22 March 2021

The eagerly awaited Personal Injuries Guidelines (the “Guidelines”) which form part of the Government’s Action Plan on Insurance were adopted by the Judicial Council on Saturday 6 March 2021. According...
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