News & Insights

July 2018

Tightening Rules for Energy Performance in European Buildings

The revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EU) 2018/844 includes measures that will accelerate the rate of building renovation towards more energy efficient systems and strengthen the energy performance of new builds.
June 2018

Gore & Grimes announces new Property Partner

Gore & Grimes are delighted to announce the appointment of Sally Alford to Partner in our Property department.
May 2018

Are you ready for GDPR?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force across the EU this week on Friday, 25 May 2018.
January 2018

Accounting Updates to the Companies Act 2014

In this short legal update, we look at how The Companies (Accounting) Act 2017 has sought to address the scope of Unlimited Companies, both domestic and foreign, as well as its creation of the new “micro-company”
January 2018

Should Your Company Appoint a Data Protection Officer?

With the EU General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”) coming into force in May, 2018, one of the first action areas for companies to consider is whether or not they will be obliged to appoint a Data Protection Officer (“DPO”).
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