News & Insights

June 2017

Caveat Employer: Allegations of Bullying Lead to Review of Fair Procedures in Pre-disciplinary Investigations

The recent High Court decision of Lyons v Longford Westmeath Education and Training Board1 has put both legal advisors and employers on notice of a potential overhaul of the rules governing internal procedures in the workplace when instigating pre-disciplinary investigations against an employee into allegations of bullying.
June 2017

Central Bank Credit Register

This concise legal update on the new Central Credit Register is of equal interest to Consumers, Lending Institutions and Businesses.
June 2017

New Discovery Checklist

In a recent High Court Case, a helpful checklist was identified by Mr Justice Max Barrett to aid the court in considering a request for discovery; this should come as a welcome development for litigation practitioners and their clients.
May 2017

Is it always better to ask forgiveness than permission?

A couple in Navan have recently been ordered to demolish their Family Home after building the house in spite of being refused planning permission by the Meath County Council