General Areas of Law – Holland Condon Solicitors Kilkenny

January 22, 2019

Worker’s rights = Re-think on legal representation for employees in internal investigations

In an important recent decision the Court of Appeal has indicated a possible re-think on an employee’s right to legal representation during an internal disciplinary hearing. In its decision in Iarnród Éireann/Irish Rail v Barry McKelvey the Court of Appeal reversed an earlier finding of the High Court that an employee was entitled […]
January 18, 2019

Brexit = Status of employees living in Britain

With a hard Brexit looking more likely, the English Law Society has been busy updating its members with a host of implications in the legal world. One such area is that of employees. This week, they issued guidance, which is of interest to anyone working in the UK. We produce […]
October 26, 2018

BREXIT – WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO EXTRADITION ?

A no-deal Brexit could leave Britain unable to extradite criminals back to EU states, the Law Society of England and Wales warned today. Currently – under the European Arrest Warrant (EAW) – criminals can easily be repatriated to their home state, but if the UK exits without a deal, it […]
September 11, 2018

English solicitors fear for a hard Brexit

Almost £3bn could be stripped from legal sector turnover by 2025 if the UK crashes out of the EU without a deal according to new economic forecasts released by the Law Society of England and Wales using alternative Brexit scenarios developed in collaboration with Thomson Reuters. Law Society president Christina […]