Catherine Ryan v Bank of Ireland [2016]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    IEHC 376
  • Legal Body
    High Court of Ireland (IEHC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment, Probation
Issues covered: Interlocutory Injunction; Salary; Probationary Period

This case concerned a number of issues surrounding the termination of the Plaintiff's employment. The present judgment deals with an interlocutory application on behalf of the Plaintiff seeking payment of her salary pending determination of the proceedings. She had essentially been head-hunted for a position by the Defendant's recruiters and began employment with the Defendant Company in October 2015, subject to an extendable six month probationary period.

The period of probation was extended in this case, and ultimately the Plaintiff received a letter of termination from the employer on the 6th May 2016. The Court held that the Plaintiff did not discharge the burden of proof i.e. that she

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This article is correct at 28/07/2016

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