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 Leman Solicitors 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 Leman Solicitors

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 Leman Solicitors

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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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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Coronavirus Legal Update – Week 1 is Done!

By Brian Conroy

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 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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