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Article on GDPR

GDPR Writing in this month’s Parchment magazine, Sarah Reynolds urges continued vigilance among senior management and employees with respect to their GDPR obligations. Ongoing monitoring of GDPR processes and procedures will be critical to the ability of organisations to comply with their GDPR obligations. Sarah Reynolds urges these organisations to view 25th of May 2018 […]

Article on Employee Claims – Responsibility on employers

  Employee Claims – Responsibility on employers   A recent decision of the Court of Appeal in the case of McCarthy-v- ISS Ireland Limited and HSE succeeded on the basis that various acts committed by follow employees caused the Plaintiff injury for which the Employer was vicariously liable (i.e it was as if the acts […]

Article on Negotiating a commercial Lease

    Negotiating a commercial Lease   The following are some of the matters that tenants should consider when taking on a commercial Lease:-   Check that the Planning Permission allows the use to which you, as a tenant, wanted to put the property. Try and negotiate a rent free fitting out period. Try and […]

Article on Employers Negligence – Bullying

  Employers Negligence – Bullying A recent Court of Appeal decision in McCarthy v ISS Ireland & HSE (2018) did not uphold a finding of bullying but did find the employer negligent for failing to act when certain behaviour was reported by a Supervisor. The employer should have acted to prevent a recurrence of the […]

Light at the end of the tunnel for distressed mortgage borrowers?

  Light at the end of the tunnel for distressed mortgage borrowers?   A recent landmark High Court Judgment may help many distressed mortgage debtors who have had poor payment histories.   The outcome of the decision of Mr Justice Denis McDonald would appear to be that just because a borrower may have missed payments […]

Minister seeks to take Divorce out of the Constitution

  Minister seeks to take Divorce out of the Constitution The Minister for Arts Josepha Madigan who is an experienced Family Law Solicitor had previously sought all parties support for a change to the Constitutional requirement that parties must be living separate and apart for four years before they can apply for a Divorce. The […]

Dillon Solicitors completes merger with Gandon Law

Dublin-based Dillon Solicitors has finalised a merger with Clonskeagh-based Gandon Law. Gandon Law has operated since 1996 and has a large mix of commercial and private clients. The firm’s principal, Sean O’Connell, is staying on as a consultant. He told Irish Legal News: “This merger presents a great opportunity for us to offer a wider […]

We have been successful at this year’s Irish Law Awards

We are delighted to announce that we have been successful at the Irish Law Awards. This year we won the excellence in marketing and communication award. We were shortlisted along with 7 other firms and needless to say, delighted to win. We were also shortlisted for excellence in client service category and the Dublin firm […]

Dillon Solicitors are Running for Charity!

Dillon Solicitors have completed the 10km Mountain Challenge in aid of DEBRA Ireland last Sunday the 29th of April. It was a beautiful day and we raised €1,700 for the charity. We would like to say a big thank you to all who donated. It really is such a special cause which will go a […]

Rights of Cohabitants clarified in recent case

In the recent Court of Appeal decision in M.W v D.W the Court of Appeal clarified that in order for a claimant to prove a claim under the Cohabitants legislation (The Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Duties of Cohabitants Act, 2010) he/she must be able to demonstrate that the two year period (in circumstances […]