General Areas of Law – Holland Condon Solicitors Kilkenny

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 […]
September 9, 2019

Wellbeing – manage your emails

EMAILS NEED TO BE MANAGED :- 9th September 2019 Disable notifications: To avoid distractions disable notifications and schedule times during the day to deal with emails. You could use automatic reply even when in the office indicating email is checked periodically. Manage your inbox: Keep only things to be dealt with in […]
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 […]