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7 Feb, 2017

European Account Preservation ...

On the 18th of January 2017, the European Account Preservation Order (hereinafter referred to as the EAPO) was established by EU Regulation 655/2014. The EAPO is a protective measure which facilitates...
30 Jan, 2017
Parental Leave Latest update

New Maternity Payment Rules to...

Monday, 30th January 2017Leo Varadkar, Minister for Social Protection introduced today a change to the maternity benefit rules.   The new measures permit a new mother to travel outside the EU ...
14 Dec, 2016

December Legal News

E-Briefings - December 2016 EditionIn this issue:Lavelle Solicitors' Christmas Wishes European Court of Justice May Ultimately Decide on Brexit Insolvency and Pensions - UK Developme...
7 Dec, 2016

European Court of Justice May ...

In the September edition of E-Briefings, we examined how under the UK constitution the British parliament is sovereignand referendums are generally not binding in the UK. We also discussed how the pro...
7 Dec, 2016

Lavelle Solicitors’ Chri...

We would like to take this opportunity to wish all of our clients a very happy Christmas and a prosperous and peaceful 2017. Instead of sending Christmas cards this year we have made a donation to th...
1 Dec, 2016

Mergers & Acquisitions an...

In the recent edition of the Sunday Business Post, Gríana O’Kelly, partner in the corporate department of Lavelle Solicitors, looks at two options for business expansion via equity funding or merge...
14 Nov, 2016

Privacy Shield Framework

A higher level of protection of personal data is given to individuals in the European Union than in the United States. This causes a difficulty where European companies wish to transfer individual’s...
7 Nov, 2016

Budget 2017- Key Developments ...

Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan announced Budget 2017 on 11thOctober 2016. Some of the most notable aspects for employers include:1.    Reduction in the Universal Social Charge (USC) Rates...
27 Oct, 2016

Safety, Health and Welfare at ...

Minister for Employment and Small Business, Pat Breen has signed the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2016.The Regulations set out the statu...
20 Sep, 2016

Recent Changes to Residential ...

Residential Landlord and Tenant law is a heavily regulated area of Irish law. The Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 introduced some new rules which all tenants and landlords should be aware o...
12 Sep, 2016

Muwema V Facebook

Lavelle Solicitors successfully represented Fred Muwema, a prominent lawyer in Uganda in High Court proceedings against Facebook. The High Court ruled that Facebook must reveal the name of the Uganda...
7 Sep, 2016

Motor racing company wins in a...

Lavelle Solicitors successfully represented Tipperary Raceway in a Supreme Court Appeal. In this case, the Respondent, Tullamaine Castle Stud were granted a High Court injunction in 2008 against our ...