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Unlawful deduction of wages

  Unlawful deduction of wages   A very recent decision of the High Court in Marek Balans -v- Tesco Ireland Limited considered circumstances in which an employee was not paid in accordance with the terms of his Contract.   This case involved an interpretation of Section 5(6) of the Payment of Wages Act 1991. The […]

The right to light is not an automatic right in Ireland

    The right to light is not an automatic right in Ireland   A right to light can be defined as a private, legally enforceable easement or right to a minimum level of natural daylight illuminated through a “defined aperture” (usually a window) whether conferred express or by implied grant or obtained at common […]

Welcome to Donna Phelan – New Solicitor to the firm

We are delighted to announce that we have appointed Donna Phelan as solicitor in Dillon Solicitors. Donna joined the firm in September 2020. Donna comes with a wealth of experience, having been a Legal Executive for 11 years prior to qualifying as a Solicitor in 2018. She deals primarily in the area of Litigation and […]

Ombudsman believes decision could help 7,000 customers

  Ombudsman believes decision could help 7,000 customers Included among a list of 180 legally binding decisions by the Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman (FSPO) on the 7th August include a decision to award compensation of €22,000 due to one particular customer due to “particularly difficult circumstances suffered” as a result of substantial overcharging which […]

Gestational Surrogacy

  Gestational Surrogacy There are two types or surrogacy; gestational surrogacy and traditional surrogacy. For the purposes of this article I will focus on gestational surrogacy. Gestational surrogacy is where a surrogate carries the child conceived using the egg of the intended mother or a donor egg and the sperm for the intended father. The […]

Restrictive Covenants in Employment Agreements

    Restrictive Covenants in Employment Agreements We are often asked to advise clients both from an employer and an employee perspective as to whether a particular restrictive covenant is enforceable.   What is a restrictive covenant?   A restrictive covenant is a clause which is usually inserted in an employee’s contract and is designed […]

What Constitutes Proper Provision In Family Law Cases

    What Constitutes Proper Provision In Family Law Cases Proper provision is a concept provided for in the 1996 Family Law Divorce Act. It is a test which the Court must apply when making decisions either in the context of Judicial Separation or a Divorce. In order to assist the Courts the Family Law […]

Legal issues arising from a broken engagement

    Legal issues arising from a broken engagement   It is still customary that parties get engaged to married before they get married. This gives rise to issues that may arise where that engagement is broken and where the parties have entered into agreements on foot of that engagement.   The purpose of this […]

EXECUTOR’S DUTIES

  EXECUTOR’S DUTIES   Being appointed as an Executor can be a daunting task.  We have set out below a summary of matters which you as Executor would be responsible for.   These would include the following: You must gather together all information in relation to any assets held by the Deceased as well as […]

Annual Licensing Renewals 2020

    Annual Licensing Renewals 2020   It’s that time of year again! Even in the midst of these current strange times, the annual licensing dates cannot be forgotten. Here are the relevant dates for Dublin District Court: Thursday 24thSeptember, 2020 –  Confirmations and Certificates of Transfer, Objections and General Exemptions Monday 28th September 2020 […]