A study from a UK based employment agency highlighted that one of the major issues for employment law action is workers failing to read their contracts.
The Court of Appeal in Permanent TSB PLC v David Langan has given its long-awaited Judgment on two conflicting High Court decisions regarding the jurisdiction of the Circuit Court to hear repossession proceedings in the first instance. The Judgement was delivered by Mr. Justice Gerard Hogan on the 28th July 2016 and it was unanimously held that the Circuit Court no longer has jurisdiction to hear repossession cases where the property is defined as not rateable within the meaning of the Valuation Act 2001. The initial confusion stems from two different High Court decisions in Bank of Ireland Mortgage Bank v Finnegan and Bank of Ireland Mortgage Bank v Hanley respectively.
Click here to view our latest legal update. The update discusses a recent case which establishes that an entitlement to appoint a Receiver should not be affected by a Bank’s failure to register a charge, as this should not affect the title of the transferees.
Sherwin O’Riordan Solicitors are delighted to welcome a new solicitors to our team. Elaine McNally will enable us to expand and further enrich our firm’s litigation department. In particular, both our new recruits are experienced in advising members of An Garda Síochána.
’Tis the season, and plans or discussions of Office Christmas Parties are likely in full swing! But you don’t want your Office Christmas Party to cause you workplace headaches. To that end, our employment law specialists provide some tips for employers on how have a trouble-free Office Christmas Party. By being clear about what is expected of employees and making sure the venue of your party is safe, you should be on your way to having a relaxing and enjoyable festive celebration!
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