Joe Simpson v Alan Torpey, Eduardo Doandes, Paul Doody and Gerry Cosgrave t/a R.I. Investment Group

Posted in : Comyn Kelleher Tobin on Employment Law Precedents on 25 October 2011
Eamon Harrington
Comyn Kelleher Tobin

Case Name And Reference: Joe Simpson v Alan Torpey, Eduardo Doandes, Paul Doody and Gerry Cosgrave t/a R.I. Investment Group ( High Court, Clarke J., 4th August 2011).

Court Or Tribunal: High Court

Jurisdiction/Subject Matter: Dispute as to identity of employer, decision highlights the importance of completing formalities.


Mr. Justice Clarke noted the risks that can arise when formalities are not completed:

“There is often a tension between businessmen and their advisers stemming from the pace at which each might feel that business can safely be progressed. Understandably, businessmen wish to

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Eamon Harrington
Comyn Kelleher Tobin

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