There is much talk at the moment about a return to the office and the expected legislation on remote work. As the law now stands, employers are allowed to decided from where their workers will work. This should be written in the terms and conditions of employment, and the contract provided to the worker at their commencement.Continue reading
The Government has today approved the addition of St. Brigid’s Day (February 1st) as a public holiday, beginning in 2023. The Tánaiste also announced that this year, 2022, there will be a once-off public holiday of 18th March. This is a day of remembrance for the lives lost to Covid-19, and falls on the day following St. Patrick’s Day to allow a for four-day weekend. We are taking this opportunity to remind employers of the obligations that arise around public holidays.Continue reading
We were delighted to receive this lovely plaque from Junior Chamber International, Ireland in recognition of our being the runner up in the category of Digital Experience in the 2021 Friendly Business Awards.
We wish to express our gratitude for all your support in 2021 and wish all our clients and colleagues health, prosperity and peace in 2022.
As we close up the office for the Christmas break, we would like to thank all our clients for their support in the last year. We will be back open on January 4th, and look forward to once again serving our clients. We wish you all a very happy Christmas!
In August 2021, Lisa Quinn O’Flaherty joined John Redmond as a partner at Fitzsimons Redmond. Lisa becomes the first female partner in the firm’s 53 year history. She joined the firm in 2015, and is the lead for the firm’s participation in both the Law Society’s Gender Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Charter and the Professional Wellbeing Charter, and constantly seeks to make improvements to the way we work.Continue reading
Beginning the Process
The first step is to begin saving to show the bank that you can afford to pay a mortgage. You should save as much as you can after all your living expenses for at least six months. You should also ensure that any debts are cleared or are being serviced, and your financial footprint is healthy.Continue reading
An application was brought to the High Court seeking to admit to probate a document purporting to be a carbon copy of the last will and testament of the deceased, made in 1980. The beneficiary under the will is a different person to the intestate beneficiary who would benefit if the will were deemed inadmissible.Continue reading
In J.C and Others v Belgium, twenty-four individuals had taken a class action in the Belgian Courts against the Holy See, particular Roman Catholic organisations, and a number of senior members of Roman Catholic clergy in Belgium, France and the Netherlands. The complainants alleged damage arising from what they described as a ‘structurally deficient’ approach to allegations of child abuse.Continue reading
The shortlist was released today for the Irish Law Awards 2021. We are very excited and proud to be finalists in no fewer than seven categories of The Irish Law Awards! We are shortlisted for:
Employment Law Firm of the Year
Diversity and Inclusion Law Firm of the Year
Law Firm Innovation Award
Community/ Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year
Best Website of the Year
Dublin Law Firm of the Year
John Redmond and Lisa Quinn O’Flaherty are both finalists for Lawyer of the Year!