Suspension and Dismissal for Gross Misconduct

Posted in : Comyn Kelleher Tobin on Employment Law Precedents on 29 April 2015
The Employment Law Team at CKT
Comyn Kelleher Tobin
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Today’s article looks at Governor and Company of Bank of Ireland v Reilly, a case which highlights the need to exercise care in suspending employees, not pre-determining issues and applying a sanction which is not unreasonable or disproportionate.

Case Name and Reference: Governor and Company of Bank of Ireland v Reilly (Judgment of Mr. Justice Noonan, 17th April 2015) 2015 [IEHC] 241

Court or Tribunal: High Court

Jurisdiction/Subject Matter: Suspension, Dismissal for Gross Misconduct, Reasonableness and Proportionality, Email Policy, Access to Justice.


James Reilly (“the employee”) was initially suspended and then dismissed for gross misconduct following detection of inappropriate

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