Employment Law Update
This week the Government has revealed its Budget plans for 2021, delivering one of the largest budget packages in the history of the State.
In this briefing,…
In a welcome turn of events, Workplace Relations Commission (“WRC”) hearings and appeal hearings can now be conducted remotely. Minister for Business, Enterprise and…Read More
On 1st September 2020 we saw the second of two changes to parental leave entitlements take effect under the Parental Leave (Amendment) Act 2019 (the “Act”). The Act was…Read More
Since March 2020 the Irish Government has provided over €2.7 billion to subsidise wages for employees. These subsidies have been provided through the Temporary Wage Subsidy…Read More
Property law – Assessment of Equitable interest in a property where legal interest held a joint tenants – Parties seeking the determination of the equitable interest of each of the cohabiting parties in a residential property.
In the recent Circuit Court case of McGrane (the Plaintiff) v O’Foghlu (the Defendant)  IECC 1, O’Connor J determined the beneficial interest of a residential property…Read More
Property Contract – Specific performance including assessment of damages and interest in respect of a contract for the purchase of a commercial property
In the recent Court of Appeal case Donegan & Ors (the Respondents) v Kenny (the Appellant)  IECA 90, Haughton J considers the order and judgement of High Court specific…Read More
A new Practice Direction has been issued by the Supreme Court providing guidance on how applications will be heard remotely. This was a direct result of the COVID-19…
Whitney Moore’s Employment Litigation department held its first webinar of its series on the recently published Return to Work Safely Protocol (the “Protocol”) and…Read More
The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) has issued its first fine under the GDPR. A fine of €75,000 has been imposed on a State agency “Tusla” (the child and family…Read More
The “Return to Work Safely Protocol” (the “Protocol”) was recently published by the Government in advance of the initial phase of the “Roadmap for Reopening Society and…Read More
With restrictions easing and retail and hospitality beginning to reopen, businesses are starting to plan for a return to offices in the near future. Whilst the Government recently…Read More
The Supreme Court has recently ruled that, whilst the Workplace Relations Commission (“WRC”) is compatible with the Constitution in its administration of justice, there are a…Read More