21 March 2013
We are delighted to announce that for the second year in a row Augustus Cullen Law has been shortlisted as finalists in the prestigious categories of ‘Leinster Provincial Law Firm’ and ‘Litigation Team of the year’ in the Irish Law Awards 2013. The awards ceremony will take place on the 3rd May 2013.
20 March 2013
The employment relationship is essentially one based on contract however before we can examine the rights and obligations of employees it is first necessary to determine whether a particular person is in fact an “employee” or an “independent contractor”.
19 March 2013
Following the 1980 European Insolvency Directive, the Irish Government was committed to ensuring that all 'necessary measures' were taken to protect the interests of employees and former employees in the event of their employer's insolvency with respect to the protection of their pension entitlements. This is particularly relevant when one considers the current status of former Waterford Crystal employees where the company pension fund was found to be insolvent.
It is estimated that there are several hundred children living in Ireland born to surrogate mothers whose legal status is uncertain.
13 March 2013
A jury in California has ordered DePuy to pay the sum of $8.3 million dollars in compensation to Loren Kransky after finding that the company defectively designed his ASR XL hip replacement device. Mr. Kransky was one of the thousands of people around the world who had received a DePuy ASR hip replacement system.
10 March 2013
Augustus Cullen Law are delighted to be participating in The Big Egg Hunt 2013, modelled on Faberge’s Big Egg Hunt London 2012. This is Ireland’s largest ever public interactive art event which kicked off on Pancake Tuesday (February 12th 2013) all in aid of The Jack & Jill Children's Foundation.
Catherine, Liam & William
Kathleen, Medical Negligence Client
James, Medical Negligence Client
Freda McKittrick, Head of Barnardos Beacon Guardian Ad Litem service
Sean, Medical Negligence Client
Corporate client in a commercial litigation matter
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