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COVID-19: Commercial Contract Considerations

19 March 2020

Given the extraordinary economic events which have been precipitated by COVID-19, many businesses will be concerned with how this will impact on their various commercial relationships. In this note, we...
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COVID-19: Electronic Signatures in Ireland

19 March 2020

Amid ongoing concerns around the spread of COVID-19, and as the number of Ireland’s workforce working remotely grows, businesses are trying to stay connected and ensure business continuity. One important...
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COVID-19: Protecting Personal Data

19 March 2020

The current COVID-19 pandemic has thrown up a number of legal issues which should be considered by organisations who are processing personal data. The Data Protection Commission has issued recent...
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COVID-19: The Irish Courts Response

18 March 2020

On Monday 16 March 2020 the Courts Service adopted significant measures to address the developing COVID-19 situation in the country. These measures, concerning the business of the Court, will be...
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COVID-19: Introduction of Unemployment Payments

18 March 2020

Following Monday’s announcement from the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection that the government will refund employers who have temporarily laid off their employees but continue to pay them...
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COVID-19: Our Working Arrangements

16 March 2020

We have made the decision to close our office from Monday 16 March to ensure the safety and wellness of our employees and clients during the COVID-19 crisis. Our employees...
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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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New appointments at Eugene F Collins

13 February 2020

Congratulations to Paul Dempsey, Partner, Dispute Resolution, our new Corporate Associates, Doreen Mescal, Niall Marren, Catherine Cusack and our newly qualified solicitors Kevin Sheedy (Construction), Niamh O’Brien (Dispute Resolution) and...
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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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