News and Publications

Remote Working And Compliance With Working-Time Rules

In December 2019, the Department of Business Enterprise and Innovation published a report entitled “Remote Work in Ireland”, which defined remote working as a “form of organising and/or performing work, using information technology, in the context of an employment contract/relationship, where work, which could also be performed at the employer’s premises, is carried out away from those premises on a regular basis”


TUPE: Can beneficial variations made pre-transfer be deemed invalid?

The UK Employment Appeals Tribunal (“EAT”) recently issued an important decision in Ferguson & Others -v- Astrea Asset Management Limited which dealt with the improvement by business owners and directors of their terms and conditions in anticipation of a TUPE transfer


Why Ireland Keeps Winning Foreign Direct Investment

Did you know that over 10% of total employment in Ireland is through FDI companies? Over a third of Ireland’s population is under 25, making it the youngest population in Europe, and according to the IMD World Competitive Yearbook 2018, Ireland is ranked number one worldwide for labour productivity and efficiency, and for the adaptability and flexibility of the workforce


Acquisition of Top Oil by Irving Oil

We were delighted to advise the Reihill family on their signing of an agreement to sell Top Oil to Irving Oil, a Canadian company


Share Remuneration in Private Companies: From Start-Ups To SMEs

If a start-up or a Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) is considering setting up a share scheme or employee incentive arrangement so that it can attract and retain key talent, there are various types of schemes available


Irish Immigration Law: A Review of Recent Developments

Jennifer O'Neill's review of recent changes to Irish immigration law and policy will be of practical assistance to employers based in Ireland or overseas, that wish to engage non-EEA employees, or to relocate employees to Ireland



Minimising the Cost of Brexit Uncertainty: The Flexibility of Having an Irish Presence

Ireland is known for being a mature and well-respected common law legal jurisdiction and having a dynamic and flexible business environment


Investing in Ireland Team

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Emmet Scully

Partner

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Marco Hickey

Partner

mhickey@lkshields.ie
+ 353 1 637 1522

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Peter Bolger

Partner

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+353 1 638 5877

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David Williams

Managing Partner

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+353 1 637 1542

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Aoife Bradley

Partner

abradley@lkshields.ie
+ 353 1 637 1583

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Clair Cassidy

Partner

ccassidy@lkshields.ie
+ 353 1 637 1543

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Richard Curran

Partner

rcurran@lkshields.ie
+ 353 1 637 1514

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