Independent Legal Advice - Eoin Kerrigan v Smurfit Kappa Ltd, c/o Smurfit Kappa UD 1921/2011Posted in : Crowley Solicitors Hot Topics Series on 24 February 2015
Deirdre Crowley writes:
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
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