Independent Legal Advice - Eoin Kerrigan v Smurfit Kappa Ltd, c/o Smurfit Kappa UD 1921/2011

Posted in : Hot topics in Employment and Technology Law with Matheson on 24 February 2015
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This article focuses on the best approach to a situation where an employee is being asked to sign a document waiving their entitlement to take a claim against their employer: 

The recent Employment Appeals Tribunal decision in Eoin Kerrigan v Smurfit Kappa Ltd, c/o Smurfit Kappa UD 1921/2011 has once again highlighted the importance ensuring an employee has access to independent legal advice when being asked to sign waiver documents or any other documents flowing from the termination of their employment. The absence of such independent legal advice could leave an employer in a situation where, notwithstanding the fact that an employer has signed a ‘full and

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