General Areas of Law – Holland Condon Solicitors Kilkenny

April 29, 2020

Online Court hearings

29th April, 2020 The various courts have been conducting mock hearings online to try to get the Court system back up and running. Last week, the Supreme Court issued guidelines on how cases will be conducted in the era of remote working :- Guidance for Participants at Remote Supreme Court […]
March 12, 2020

Mental Health costs employers

11th March 2020 While the benefits of implementing a wellbeing programme for employees may appear self-evident, organisations do not necessarily consider the benefits that wellbeing programmes can have on their business and profit margins. However, evidence clearly indicates that the cost of poor mental health in the workplace is substantial. […]
February 24, 2020

Irish Chief Justice – some interesting thoughts and observations

24th February, 2020 In a recent interview , Irish law’s centre of gravity is moving online – slowly but surely – says Chief Justice Frank Clarke. The Supremes The chief justice wants the legal profession to not just modernise, but to innovate and embrace the digital era. In fairness, he’s […]
October 29, 2019

Family Law issues should be dealt with outside of court

29th October, 2019 The Oireachtas Joint Committee on Justice and Equality last week called for a major overhaul of the family law system. It wants urgent status for long-promised legislation for the establishment of a dedicated and integrated family court within existing court structures. Specialised family courts are commonplace in […]