Appealing on a Point of Law – Superior Court Role

Posted in : Labour & Superior Court Case Law Review Panel on 8 September 2020
Bláthnaid Evans
Leman Solicitors
Issues covered: Tribunal Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues; Unfair Dismissal; Reengagement

Authors: Bláthnaid Evans and Sheila Spokes

Employment Update: Transdev Ireland Limited v Michael Caplis[1]

In a recent judgment by the High Court, Justice Humphreys refused to grant the appellant, Transdev Ireland Limited (the “Employer”) permission to appeal on a point of law a decision of the Labour Court. The Labour Court held that Michael Caplis (the “Employee”), had been unfairly dismissed by the Employer contrary to the Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977-2015 (the “UD Acts”) and ordered the Employer to reengage the Employee. The High Court dismissed the appeal on the basis that the Employer had failed to make out a point of law that would warrant allowing the appeal.

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Bláthnaid Evans
Leman Solicitors

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