Internet Defamation Claim – High Court No Jurisdiction to Hear Claim

The recent judgement in the case of CSI Manufacturing Limited v Dun and Bradstreet [2013] IEHC 547 was delivered by Justice Kearns on 29th November 2013 and concerned an appeal from the Circuit Court whereby the applicant sought an order under Section 28 of the Defamation Act 2009 that certain [...]

By |2019-10-18T10:26:20+00:00March 27th, 2014|Brussels Convention on Jurisdiction and Enforcement of Judgements in Civil and Commerical Matters, Circuit Court, Defamation, High Court, Internet|Comments Off on Internet Defamation Claim – High Court No Jurisdiction to Hear Claim

Constructive Dismissal – School Principal awarded €50,000

The recently reported case of Betty O'Farrell v Board of Management of St. Brigid's School UD 2199/2011 concerned a claim for constructive dismissal which the claimant ultimately won despite remaining in employment having submitted her notice in April 2011 until it became effective in August 2011. Background The claimant was [...]

By |2019-10-18T10:26:20+00:00March 5th, 2014|Appeal, Board of Management, Employment Appeals Tribunal Decisions February 2014, latest news, Litigation, Schools, Unfair Dismissal|Comments Off on Constructive Dismissal – School Principal awarded €50,000

Temporary Agency Workers – Labour Court Awards Adjusted Rate of Pay to Claimant

The recent case of Team Obair Limited v Mr Robert Costello concerned an appeal by the employee against a Rights Commissioner decision dated 30th July 2013 in respect of the Protection of Employees (Temporary Agency Work) Act 2012. A full copy of the decision is available here. Background The claimant, [...]

By |2019-10-18T10:26:20+00:00March 4th, 2014|Labour Court, latest news, Litigation, Temporary Agency Workers|Comments Off on Temporary Agency Workers – Labour Court Awards Adjusted Rate of Pay to Claimant

UK High Court Enforces 12 month Restrictive Covenant Clause

In the recent UK case of Romero Insurance Brokers v Templeton [2013] EWHC 1198 (QB) the UK High Court was asked to consider a number of questions including the enforceability of a 12 month restrictive covenant. A copy to the decision is found here. Background The defendant in this case, [...]

By |2019-10-18T10:26:20+00:00March 3rd, 2014|Confidental Information, Constructive Dismissal, High Court, Injunction, Insurance, latest news, Litigation, Redundancy, Restrictive Covenant, Restrictive Covenants, Unfair Dismissal, Wrongful Dismissal|Comments Off on UK High Court Enforces 12 month Restrictive Covenant Clause