LGBTQI+ Inclusion in Sport – #PrideInSport

By Leman Solicitors

The DCU Centre of Excellence for Diversity and Inclusion, in collaboration with Leman Solicitors, and supported by the GAA and the Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI), has today launched a video series to start a conversation about LGBTQI+ Inclusion in…

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THE FUTURE OF WORK

By Leman Solicitors

Working from home has its benefits, but so does the office – it’s where I met my wife   by Michael Healy, Director, Savills Ireland   The recent decision by Twitter to allow employees – whose jobs permit it –…

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Parental Leave Entitlements On The Rise

By Leman Solicitors

The Parental Leave (Amendment) Act 2019 (the “Act”) came into operation on 19 July 2019 and introduced a number of changes in relation to parental leave. At present, each parent is entitled to 18 weeks of (unpaid) parental leave. Under…

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Update on the Gender Pay Gap Information Bill 2019

By Leman Solicitors

The Gender Pay Gap Information Bill 2019 (the Bill) was recently debated before the Select Committee on Justice and Equality. The following points were discussed as being areas that require further consideration before the terms of the Bill can be…

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WRC publishes 2018 Annual Report

By Leman Solicitors

The Workplace Relations Commission (the “WRC”) has recently published its 2018 Annual Report, which highlights a significant increase in activity compared to previous years. Some key highlights are set out below. Pre-Adjudication Mediations In 2018, the WRC witnessed a significant…

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Gender Pay Gap Information Bill Published

By Leman Solicitors

This time last year, GDPR was at the forefront of employers’ minds. One year on, it’s GPG – the gender pay gap. So, what is the gender pay gap? The gender pay gap refers to the difference between what is…

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Constitutional Challenge to WRC Procedures

By Leman Solicitors

On 20 March 2019, the Supreme Court held that Mr. Tomasz Zalewski has the requisite locus standi to pursue his constitutional challenge in relation to certain provisions of the Workplace Relations Act 2015 and the Unfair Dismissals Act 1977, as…

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Leman launches New Legal Technology Company, LexTech

By Leman Solicitors

LexTech, an indigenous technology company, have launched their legal technology business today, 29th March 2019.  The company which develops ‘reg tech’ and ‘legal tech’ software products and services for businesses, held the launch at their offices in Dublin 4 where…

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New Era in Leman Solicitors

By Leman Solicitors

Leman names John Hogan as new Managing Partner Firm doubles their footprint with office renovation and expansion Series of Senior Appointments including new Chairman and Partner hires Leman Solicitors, Ireland’s most innovative law firm, has announced that Larry Fenelon now…

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Habitat for Humanity, Malawi 2018

By Leman Solicitors

Trainee solicitors from the Law Society volunteer in Malawi for Habitat for Humanity. Jason McMenamin of Leman Solicitors, gives an account of the team’s experience. For the last number of years, a team of trainee solicitors who have just completed…

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Adverse Weather Warnings for Employers

By Leman Solicitors

It seems we have a weekly, if not daily weather, warning these days. Often, we are warned not to take unnecessary journeys. So is your employee coming to work during adverse weather an unnecessary journey? What is the position for…

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Subject Access Requests Under GDPR – Are You Ready?

By Leman Solicitors

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect on 25 May 2018 and organisations who collect and process personal data have had 2 years to become compliant with GDPR. Once of the areas that will change under GDPR is…

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GDPR – Checked!

By Leman Solicitors

GDPR is everywhere at the moment. We all know that something needs to be done before 25 May 2018 to ensure our organisations are GDPR compliant. For those who have managed to avoid it, GDPR is the EU’s General Data…

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Dress Code Checklist

By Leman Solicitors

Dress codes are becoming a more common and controversial topic of conversation in the workplace. Last year PwC in the UK found itself in the headlines in relation to a temp agency sending their employee home because she was not…

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Freezing Assets Abroad

By Leman Solicitors

Have you been granted a judgment or Court settlement in an EU Court which now requires a debtor to pay you? Do you think that the debtor has funds in another EU state which could be used to pay the…

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Performance Management Checklist

By Leman Solicitors

Linda Hynes, Head of the Employment Team at Leman Solicitors writes a quarterly feature for Legal-Island email subscribers providing handy precedents and checklists for subscribers to download and use. Performance management can be a divisive topic. When used correctly, it…

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Recent Decisions In the Law Relating to Whistleblowers

By Leman Solicitors

Since its enactment in 2014, cases under the Protected Disclosures Act 2014 (“PDA” or “the Act”) have been few and far between. However, since June 2016 we have seen two major developments – the granting of the first order for…

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Employees Leaving The Workplace

By Leman Solicitors

When an employee leaves there are so many things to arrange and consider. This is particularly the case if an employee unexpectedly hands in their notice. Notice periods move fast and all of sudden you realise they are finishing today…

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