Donal O’Donovan v Over-C Technology Limited and Over-C Limited [2021]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    IECA 37
  • Legal Body
    Court of Appeal (IECA)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: Probationary Period; Wrongful Dismissal; Injunction

This is an appeal against the decision of the High Court where the Plaintiff/Respondent, Mr O’Donovan was granted an injunction against the Defendants/Appellants. Mr. O’Donovan was offered a contract of employment with the first named appellant, the employer, by way of letter which he accepted on the 31st of May 2019.  On the 6th of August 2019, he commenced work for the employer as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The employer reserved the right to take either remedial action or to terminate Mr. O’Donovan’s employment during the probationary period. There were also express clauses in the contract governing disciplinary rules and procedures and disciplinary appeal procedure.

When Mr.

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This article is correct at 18/02/2021
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