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Vicarious liability of employers - conduct of employees at work related social events

United Kingdom - March 7 2017 Employer clients sometimes ask whether they are liable for employee related incidents occurring outside work. Such queries reflect the fact that the…

Barry Walsh, Julie Austin.

The wearing of religious headscarves at work: ECJ’s two landmark rulings

European Union - April 13 2017 We recently published a blog on Dress Codes in the Workplace and Avoiding Potential Discrimination Claims. We pointed out that if an employer intends…

Barry Walsh, Julie Austin.

Employment law advice from non-lawyers not afforded the same level of privilege

Ireland - January 9 2017 The Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) has indicated that advice given to employers by employment law advisors who are not lawyers does not enjoy the…

Barry Walsh.

GMC v Lamming - Restoration in cases of dishonesty

Ireland, United Kingdom - April 11 2018 In a recent appeal by the General Medical Council (GMC v Dr Christopher Lamming [2017] EWHC 3309), the UK High Court overturned a decision of the…

Doctor successfully appeals UK High Court decision to erase her from the Medical Register: The Bawa-Garba case

Ireland, United Kingdom - August 14 2018 In the much publicised decision in the case of Bawa-Garba (Appellant) v General Medical Council (Respondent) [2018] EWCA Civ 1879, the UK Court of…