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News / October, 2020

Budget 2021

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,…

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News / September, 2020

Remote Hearings before the WRC

In a welcome turn of events, Workplace Relations Commission (“WRC”) hearings and appeal hearings can now be conducted remotely. Minister for Business, Enterprise and…

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News / September, 2020

Parental leave Update – Increase to 26 weeks from 1st September 2020

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…

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News / August, 2020

COVID- 19 UPDATE: THE EMPLOYMENT WAGE SUBSIDY SCHEME

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…

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News / June, 2020

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) [2020] IECC 1, O’Connor J determined the beneficial interest of a residential property…

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News / June, 2020

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) [2020] IECA 90, Haughton J considers the order and judgement of High Court specific…

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News / June, 2020

Remote Court Hearings: Guidelines and Tips for Parties and Practitioners

Guidelines
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…

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News / May, 2020

COVID-19 – Returning to Work Safely – Webinar Summary

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…

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News / May, 2020

Irish DPC issues first GDPR fine

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…

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News / May, 2020

COVID-19 – Returning to Work Safely

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…

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News / June, 2021

Top 3 Concerns for Employers on Return to the Office

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…

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News / April, 2021

WRC in line for major changes after recent Supreme Court Decision

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…

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News / April, 2021

The Legal 500 2021 Recommends Whitney Moore

Whitney Moore is once again delighted to be recognised by The Legal 500, leading international legal directory, for our expertise across the practice.
Due credit goes to Aoife…

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