ConsenSys Software & Services Ireland DAC v Adjudication Officer of the WRC [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Legal Body
    High Court of Ireland (IEHC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Redundancy; Jurisdiction of the WRC

This case is an appeal to the High Court brought by a software company against a decision by an Adjudication officer of the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC).   An award of €129,000 compensation to a former employee of the company was ordered due to a complaint regarding the company’s redundancy policy and a further complaint of unfair dismissal.

The action was taken by the software company, who claimed the finding against it was made in error, because the Adjudication Officer assigned by the WRC to hear the case never heard any evidence from witnesses.

During the High Court hearing, the Appellant claimed the Adjudication Officer who determined the dispute, had heard an outline

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This article is correct at 23/09/2022

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