Announcement: Edon Byrnes, Partner

By Daisy Hickey

Ogier Leman are delighted to announce that Edon Byrnes has joined the Corporate department as Partner at the firm. Edon joins Leman from DWF Ireland and has over 16 years’ experience advising on a wide range of corporate matters including…

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Leman Likes… Pets

By Daisy Hickey

Our firm is known for many things; a paperless environment, a great work-life balance, and a canal-side building being a few. What we are most well-known for, though, is our dog-friendly office! We know how important our furry friends are…

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Announcement: Stephen O’Connor, Partner

By Daisy Hickey

Ogier Leman LLP are delighted to announce that Stephen O’ Connor has been promoted to the position of Partner. Stephen’s focus on clients’ interests has been exemplary and he has become a trusted adviser since he joined the firm in 2019.…

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Leman Likes… Reading

By Daisy Hickey

Here at Ogier Leman, we love to read. For many of our employees, there is nothing more satisfying than settling into a great tome of a book after a long week. It keeps us sharp and focused in our day-to-day…

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Leman Legal History: Welcoming In the Hilary Term!

By Daisy Hickey

We welcome 2022 with the Hilary legal term, from January to March. The history of Hilary This particular period in our legal calendar is so named because the feast day of St Hilary of Poitiers, 14 January, falls during this…

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Leman Likes… Rugby

By Daisy Hickey

As a company whose office is a stone’s throw from Dublin’s iconic Aviva stadium, Ogier Leman like rugby – a lot. From trainee to partner, many Leman employees love to spend a weekend cheering on their beloved teams (we are…

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What to Expect When You Qualify – Part II

By Daisy Hickey

Next month, about 400 trainee solicitors in Ireland will become fully qualified. Finally at the finish line of the qualifying marathon – a journey not without its ups and downs! – relief and triumph are generally the first emotions to…

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Announcement: Elaine White, Partner

By Daisy Hickey

Ogier Leman are delighted to announce the promotion of Elaine White, to Partner at the firm. Elaine’s work in our Litigation department has been exceptional since joining Leman as part of our affiliate programme in 2015. Her expertise, personability and…

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Time for A Brexit Check-Up

By Daisy Hickey

  Time for a Brexit Check-Up  – Where Are We Now? by Simon Deane-Johns, Senior Consultant at Ogier Leman The current UK government won a large electoral majority in December 2019 on the back of an ‘oven ready’ set of…

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What to Expect When You Qualify – Part I

By Daisy Hickey

At the start of December – just over one month’s time! – about 400 trainee solicitors in Ireland will become fully qualified. Finally at the finish line of the qualifying marathon – a journey not without its ups and downs!…

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100 Years Ago Today: The Draft Proclamation

By Daisy Hickey

October 2021 marks 100 years since the historical Anglo-Irish Conference. It could be said that the Irish Free State as it was then known, and which would become Ireland in 1937, was the product of negotiations conducted as part of…

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By Daisy Hickey

    Ogier Leman becomes Certified Proud, as the company aims to change the consumer experience for both LGBTQ+ customers and staff In 2019, 38% of Irish LGBTQ+ people felt discriminated against in at least one area of life including…

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LGBTQI+ Inclusion in Sport – #PrideInSport

By Daisy Hickey

The DCU Centre of Excellence for Diversity and Inclusion, in collaboration with Ogier Leman, 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 Daisy Hickey

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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Coronavirus Legal Update – Week 1 is Done!

By Daisy Hickey

After a challenging week for many businesses across Ireland we hope our clients, friends and suppliers are keeping well, staying positive and finding new ways to connect and work through technology and regular contact. We wanted to share some articles…

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Parental Leave Entitlements On The Rise

By Daisy Hickey

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 Daisy Hickey

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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