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Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018

  • February 7th, 2019
  • Jason O'Sullivan

The Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018 was signed into law by the president on the 20 December 2018. The new rules are to come into effect in early March 2019. The law primarily tackles issues around the rise of part…

J.O.S Solicitors Wins Prestigious Law Award.

  • May 12th, 2018
  • Jason O'Sullivan

Jason O’ Sullivan, Solicitor and Public Affairs Consultant at the Galway and Dublin based law firm J.O.S Solicitors has been awarded “Connacht/Ulster Sole Practitioner/Sole Principal of the Year” at this year’s Irish Law Awards 2018. Both Jason and the firm…

Would a simple tax change help mitigate housing crisis?

  • September 21st, 2017
  • Jason O'Sullivan

With the Dáil resuming this week, the housing crisis in Ireland continues to present a myriad of well documented issues for Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy, who has to carefully navigate between improving the property landscape for first time buyers whilst…

Did Paddy Power go too far with its Knock on religion?

  • September 1st, 2017
  • Jason O'Sullivan

The recent controversial publicity stunt by bookmarkers Paddy Power has caused much consternation amongst the general public and in particular those devout to the Catholic faith.  The marketing tactic involved Paddy Power projecting a 70 foot image of the Virgin…

Has Kevin Myers employment rights been denied?

  • August 3rd, 2017
  • Jason O'Sullivan

It’s been a turbulent week for journalist Kevin Myers and the Sunday Times newspapers in both Ireland the UK following Myers recent controversial column which caused deserved consternation among the Jewish community and general public alike as being anti-Semitic in…

The Motor Insurance Dawn Raids – A Legal Explanation.

  • July 6th, 2017
  • Jason O'Sullivan

Dawn raids carried out across the business premises of motor insurance providers this week, including its representative body and software companies that hold pertinent   databases, marks a seminal moment for both the Irish insurance industry and their consumers. As reported,…

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