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30 Nov, 2017
minority shareholder rights

What are my Rights as a Minori...

It is not uncommon for individuals be they the original founders, small investors or employees for find themselves being offered minority shareholdings in small often start-up companies. Sometimes the...
30 Nov, 2017

The Assisted Decision Making C...

Overview The Assisted Decision Making Capacity Act 2015( “The Act”) was signed into Law by President Michael D. Higgins in December 2015 but the significant elements outlined below have not yet c...
30 Nov, 2017

Important Commercial Court dec...

In the recent case of Allied Irish Banks plc (“AIB”) v McKeown & Another [2017] IEHC 363 Costello, J decided that the failure of AIB to obtain a new guarantee in the refinance of three existin...
30 Nov, 2017
Element Six Pension Case

Employee gets injunction to re...

A recent High Court Judgment serves as a reminder to employers who have a retirement age for employees that the first issue they must consider is whether they are entitled under contract to retire the...
10 Nov, 2017

Career Opportunity: Trainee So...

Lavelle Solicitors are currently accepting applications for the role of trainee solicitor.Applicants must have passed all FE1 examinations.Commencement date is January 2018.Please submit C...
31 Oct, 2017

October Newsletter

E-Briefings-October 2017 Edition – In this issue: Finance Bill 2017 provides for transitional arrangements in relation to the increase in stamp duty  Budget 2018 - Key Developments for Em...
12 Oct, 2017

The Companies (Accounting) Act...

The Companies (Accounting) Act commenced on the 9th June 2017 and applies to financial years beginning on or after the 1st January 2017. The purpose of the new Act is to bring Irish law in line with n...
11 Oct, 2017

Processing of Employee Data

On the 8th June 2017, the EU’s Article 29 Working Party published an Opinion which sought to provide guidance on data processing in the employment context. This Opinion was designed to cover the pos...
9 Oct, 2017

Preparing for the GDPR

On the 25th May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) will come into force. From this date, data controllers and processors will have significantly enhanced obligations towards ind...
29 Sep, 2017

September Legal News

E-Briefings-September 2017 Edition - In this issue: Processing of Employee Data Preparing for the GDPR Summary judgment refused as Court was not able to verify the amount of interest incl...
31 Aug, 2017

August Legal News

E-Briefings-August 2017 Edition - In this issue: The New Prospectus Regulation - How it Affects SMEs  Importance of Setting Recruitment Criteria for Prospective Employees  The Housing (...
21 Aug, 2017
Four courts

Issac Wunder Order- High Court...

An Isaac Wunder Order restricts the ability of a repeat litigant, found to be vexatious by the Court, from issuing further proceedings, without obtaining leave of the Court to do so. Due to the effect...