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Corporate Manslaughter Bill 2016

The Corporate Manslaughter Bill 2016 which is making its way through the Oireachtas at the moment creates 2 new criminal offences which will have significant impact on healthcare service providers. Firstly, an offence of "Corporate Manslaughter"…

Employment Law Briefing with a Twist

On Thursday, 9th March 2017 as part of Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council Local Enterprise Week, Amorys Solicitors in association with JCI Dublin Southside hosted a mock Workplace Relations Commission tribunal in the Beacon Hotel, Sandyford,…
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Join us at our Mock Employment Tribunal

We all love the drama of good court case or employment tribunal — but what if it was your company in the dock? This March, as Dublin 18.part of Local Enterprise Week, Junior Chamber Ireland (Dublin Southside) in association with Amorys…
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The Monkey Selfie Lawsuit in the US - how would the High Court of Ireland decide a similar case?

"Monkey Sees, Monkey Sues" Last month a federal court* in San Fransisco, California held that a macaque monkey who took several selfies could not be declared the owner of the images’ copyright either under Unites States legislation…
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Paternity Leave Rights for Fathers Commence 1st September 2016

The Paternity Leave and Benefit Act 2016 gives 2 weeks paternity leave to fathers or the spouse, civil partner or cohabitee of children born on or after 1 September 2016, or to a spouse, civil partner, cohabitee, of an adopting mother or…
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Recruitment and Vetting of Candidates by Employers

The National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Act 2012-2016 requires that all employees employed whether on a temporary, or agency contract, as an intern or on a voluntary basis who provide services to children under 18 or…
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Award to Employee for Personal Injuries Suffered as a result of Bullying and Harassment overturned by the Court of Appeal

A Special Needs Assistant was awarded a record sum of €255,276 for personal injuries due to bullying and harassment by the Principal of St. Anne’s National School by the High Court. This decision was overturned by the Court of Appeal [2015…
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Amorys hosts Official Visit of Legislative Affairs Office of Shanghai Municipality People's Government

Amorys Solicitors, the Judiciary and the Courts Service recently hosted a visit by a delegation of 7 senior legal advisers and researchers from the Legislative Affairs Office of the Shanghai Municipality People's Government. The…