July 8, 2022

Solicitor barred from practice for not paying train fares

8th July, 2022 A young solicitor who began evading train fares within a year of being admitted has been struck off the roll in England and Wales. Adam Kemeny avoided paying around £650 in fares to travel from east London to Redhill in Kent, but was found out in October […]
July 7, 2022

Access to Birth Information in Ireland

7th July, 2022 BIRTH INFORMATION AND TRACING ACT 2022  No. 14/2022. An Act to make further and better provision in respect of access by certain persons to information concerning their origins and, for that purpose, to provide for the access by adopted persons and persons who have been the subject of […]
July 6, 2022

Largest award ever for unfair dismissal

5th July, 2022 In a recent Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) decision — A Sales Executive -v- A Software Company — the WRC awarded the sum of €329,199 to an employee in what is understood to be the largest award for unfair dismissal ever made in Ireland. The action related to […]
June 30, 2022

Concerns on proposed new process of appointing Judges

30th June, 2022 Following publication of the Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2020 in May, President of our Law Society Michelle Ní Longáin said, “We welcome the intention to reform the judicial appointments process for the public benefit.” Diversity among the judiciary is an important aspect of the proposed reforms. The […]