Health, Safety and Regulatory Law

“Keeping you and your business on the right side of the law.”

Workplace regulations can be complex and time-consuming at the best of times. Whether you are an independent professional, small to medium sized enterprise or large multi-national organisation, you are liable for specific health, safety and regulatory legislation.

As a business owner, it is advisable you seek the legal counsel of a Solicitor to make sure you are abiding by every regulation and law applicable to the industry you are in. All employers have a duty of care to those who work for them, however, as is sometimes the case health and safety measures and certain regulations can get overlooked in the workplace. Elsewhere, professional persons may face misconduct charges and will require expert legal representation.

At Poe Kiely Hogan Lanigan, our solicitors have advised and successfully represented a great many clients in the area of Health, Safety and Regulatory Law. Our wealth of experience means we expertly advise on complex legislation and statutory guidance and policy, making sure you do not fall foul of any new regulations or compliance procedures. In addition we provide expert advice and representation in relation to all types of regulatory investigations, appeals and judicial review.

We offer sound and commercial legal advice and we act quickly when matters need urgent attention.

We provide specialist legal advice on the following areas:

  • Employers Liability claims
  • Public Liability claims
  • Guidance to businesses on Health & Safety legislation
  • Advice on best practice on Health & Safety for business
  • Defence of Health & Safety prosecutions
  • Data Protection issues
  • Appeals & Judicial reviews

To find out more about how Poe Kiely Hogan Lanigan Solicitors can assist you with Civil Proceedings and Dispute Resolution, please click here to complete our short form and we will be in touch.

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“Poe Kiely Hogan Lanigan has worked with us on a number of different matters, particularly commercial contracts and property matters. They tend to have specialists in each area which means we get the benefit of a very high level of expertise. We find them very responsive to our requirements, they quickly understand what has to be done and deliver the outcomes we need without delay. We value their assistance highly, and I would not hesitate to give them my recommendation.”David Ruane — Managing Director, Pulse Fashion Accessories, Newcastle, Co Dublin

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1 May 2018

Ireland’s Smear Test Controversy - Have You Been Affected?

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30 April 2018

GDPR - What You Need To Know

pkhl-gdprWhilst Data Protection legislation is nothing new, the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - which comes into effect on 25 May 2018 - puts in place new and rigorous requirements for organisations and how they handle the personal data of EU citizens. It gives new and enhanced powers to the Data Protection Commissioner, and provides for costly fines to penalise non-compliance.

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24 April 2018

Parents through Surrogacy - are you eligible for leave entitlement?

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For couples choosing surrogacy as a means to have a child, there can be many hurdles to overcome and issues to work through. One issue that arises time and again for intended mothers (the person who enters into a surrogacy arrangement with a surrogate mother to carry and deliver a child for them) in Ireland is that of leave - whether that is maternity leave, adoptive leave or parental leave. 

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20 March 2018

6 Best Practices To Prevent Workplace Accidents

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Workplace accidents are more common than you would think in Ireland and whether you run a small office or large factory they can happen at any time of the day without warning and in all sorts of conditions. 

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