Injunctions and Entitlement to Terminate at Common Law Without Cause

In a judgement delivered by Ms Justice Finlay Geoghegan on 16th March 2014 in [Lee Bradshaw v William Murphy and Joseph Murphy and Claire Murphy and Copper Bar and Grill Limited [2014] IEHC 146] the plaintiff, a Chef and restaurateur was employed by the fourth named defendant "The Copper Bar [...]

By |2019-10-18T10:25:58+00:00November 11th, 2014|Damages, Facebook, High Court, Injunction, latest news, Litigation, Wrongful Dismissal|Comments Off on Injunctions and Entitlement to Terminate at Common Law Without Cause

Injunctions, Investigations, Cross Examination of Witnesses and Breach of Trust

In the recent High Court decision of Hartnett -v- Advance Tyre Company Limited t/a Advance Pitstop [2013] IEHC 615 published on 19th December 2013 on the courts website, Justice Ryan in the High Court had to consider an application for an injunction to set aside the purported dismissal of the [...]

By |2019-10-18T10:26:21+00:00January 29th, 2014|Appeal, Appeal Hearing, Disciplinary Hearing, Disciplinary Meetings, Injunction, latest news, Litigation, Witnesses|Comments Off on Injunctions, Investigations, Cross Examination of Witnesses and Breach of Trust

Successful Injunction in Trade Mark Infringement and Passing Off in use of name of “BMWcare””

The High Court recently published the case of Bayerische Moteren Werke AG -v- Ronayne t/a BMWCare[2013] IEHC 612 concerning a judgement delivered by Mr Justice Ryan on 19th December 2013. We have referred extensively to extracts from the judgment which is available on the courts website here. Background This case [...]

High Court Injunction – Breach of Trust and Confidence

In a recent judgement of Ms Justice Laffoy delivered on 22nd March 2013 in Mark Ryan v ESB International Limited [2013 IEHC 126] the plaintiff sought an interlocutory injunction restraining his dismissal on the grounds of "breach of trust and confidence" entitled to be held by the defendant in him. By way of background, the [...]

By |2019-10-18T10:19:41+00:00April 18th, 2013|Breach of Trust and Confidence, Bullying and Harassment, Contracts of Employment, Disciplinary Meetings, Employee Handbook, High Court, Injunction, latest news, Litigation|Comments Off on High Court Injunction – Breach of Trust and Confidence

High Court Injunction and Order directing use of Alternative Dispute Resolution

In continuing with a review of interesting recent High Court judgements, the decision of Justice Laffoy in Irish School of Yoga Limited v Henkel Murphy 2012 1389P delivered on 28th May 2012 is well worth a read. A copy of the link to the decision on the courts website is attached. This [...]

By |2019-10-18T10:19:03+00:00February 6th, 2013|Alternative Dispute Resolution, Competition Law, Confidental Information, Confidential Information, Franchise Agreement, Injunction, Restrictive Covenant|Comments Off on High Court Injunction and Order directing use of Alternative Dispute Resolution

Disciplinary Process & Workplace Investigation – High Court refuses to interfere as part of application for injunctive relief

In the decision of Laffoy J in Cribbin v PLC Ingredients Limited & Anor delivered on 3rd October 2012,  the High Court refused to interfere in an investigation process as part of an application for injunctive relief. We have referred extensively to extracts from the judgement of Justice Laffoy below and a link is provided to [...]

By |2019-10-18T10:19:03+00:00February 4th, 2013|Confidental Information, Contracts of Employment, Employee Handbook, High Court, Injunction, private investigator, Workplace Investigations|Comments Off on Disciplinary Process & Workplace Investigation – High Court refuses to interfere as part of application for injunctive relief