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
Issues covered:

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 grasp opportunities as soon as they arise. Their advisers often counsel caution and emphasise the need

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Eamon Harrington
Comyn Kelleher Tobin

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