Terminating Contracts of Employment - Legal Issues

Posted in : Supplementary Articles ROI on 22 May 2009 Issues covered:

Jennifer Clarke of LK Shields Solicitors looks at why the way in which employment ends can be really important.

This article sets out guidelines in relation to issues to be considered by employers when terminating employees’ contracts of employment.


Notice of termination is probably one of the most important provisions in a Contract of Employment.  When terminating an employee’s contract of employment, an employer must comply with (1) the termination provisions of the contract and (2) statutory and other legal duties.

An employer must give the correct notice to an employee unless the parties have agreed otherwise. In the absence of an express notice provision in a contract of

Already a subscriber?

Click here to login and access the full article.

Don't miss out, register today!

Are you fully aware of the benefits of Legal-Island's Irish Employment Law Hub? We help thousands of people like you understand how the latest changes in Irish employment law impact your business through a mix of case law analysis and in-depth articles. All delivered right to your inbox.

We help you to understand the ramifications of each important case from Ireland and Europe.

We help you ensure that your organisation's policies and procedures are fully compliant with Irish law.

You will receive regular updates on Irish employment law including case law reviews, legislative changes, topical updates as well as answers to your burning questions through our Q&A feature.

You will have 24/7 access to the Employment Law Hub so you can research case law and HR issues when you need to.

Already a subscriber, now or Register

This article is correct at 22/05/2009

The information in this article is provided as part of Legal-Island's Employment Law Hub. We regret we are not able to respond to requests for specific legal or HR queries and recommend that professional advice is obtained before relying on information supplied anywhere within this article.