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March 04, 2019

The New Act - Evolution in Employment Law

Enactment of the Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2018

The Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection has heralded the Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2018 (the “new Act”), which...

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December 05, 2018

Principle of primacy and its application to the Workplace Relations Commission

A judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) delivered on 04 December 2018 has confirmed that the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) has jurisdiction to decide to disapply a rule of national law that is contrary to EU law.

A preliminary reference was submitted by the Supreme Court to...

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August 22, 2018

Breach of Fair Frial and Human Rights by "Systematic" Delays in Prosecution - Protection of Citizens by the European Court of Human Rights

A 14 year legal journey to obtain justice

In 2010, a 14 year case came to an end...

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May 24, 2018

James MacGuill Nominated To Represent The Law Society At the New Legal Services Regulatory Authority

The Legal Services Regulation Act passed into law in 2016...

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May 24, 2018

State Pension For Old Age Prisoners - MacGuill and Co Takes The Case To The Supreme Court

P.C. and The Minister for Social Protection, Ireland and the Attorney General

In July 2017 the Supreme Court issued a ruling in...

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May 10, 2017

Advising Clients in Garda Custody – Some Practical Issues.

For the Monaghan Bar Association

Even the most experienced criminal law practitioners find advising persons...

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May 08, 2017

The road to a European Public Prosecutors Office – an ECBA perspective

Spring Conference, Prague, 22nd April 2017

Introduction Friends and colleaguesI have a simple message for you...

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