General Areas of Law – Holland Condon Solicitors Kilkenny

July 2, 2019

Good news for parents in the summer of 2019

Two Bills proposing changes available to working parents are expected to pass into law before the end of the year. The first proposes to increase parental leave from 18 to 26 weeks for children up to 12 years of age. The second provides for 2 weeks of paid parental benefit […]
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 […]