News

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...
31 Jul, 2017

The Gender Pay Gap Information...

The Gender Pay Gap Information Bill was introduced by the Labour Party earlier this year. Its purpose is to require large employers to publish information relating to employee pay in order to show whe...
28 Jul, 2017

July Legal News

E-Briefings- July 2017 Edition In this issue:The Gender Pay Gap Information Bill Court of Appeal decision on the question of independent legal advice for a guarantor Issac Wunder Order- H...
29 Jun, 2017

June Legal News

E-Briefings- June 2017 Edition In this issue:Employers Alert- Changes to disciplinary procedures High Court clarifies the rules of priority for registered charges Employees get second bit...
27 Jun, 2017
England and Wales Law

Proposed New UK Register for O...

The UK government is planning to create a new register of beneficial ownership information for overseas legal entities which:-Own property in the UK; Intend to acquire property in the UK; or ...
21 Jun, 2017
Nicola Walsh Solicitor

New Head of Property Appointed

Lavelle Solicitors is pleased to announce the appointment of Nicola Walsh as Head of Property.  This senior appointment is part of the Firm’s continued growth in 2017 and Lavelle Solicitors’ comm...
8 Jun, 2017

Beneficial Ownership Register

 Article 30(1) of the Fourth Money Laundering Directive came into operation in Ireland on the 15 November 2016 under the EU (Anti-Money Laundering: Beneficial Ownership of Corporate Entities)...