Mason Hayes & Curran

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Nearly a third of organisations have not yet implemented green procurement practices and a fifth do not feel prepared to do so, a new survey by Mason Hayes & Curran suggests. The business law firm's survey sheds light on the barriers organisations face in embracing the green transition as Irelan

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Two-thirds of property professionals do not believe government’s housing promises are achievable, a new survey by Mason Hayes & Curran has found. Taoiseach Simon Harris has committed to building 250,000 homes in the next five years, but the findings suggest there are significant concerns w

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Mason Hayes & Curran has appointed Michaela Herron as the firm's new head of life sciences. A partner in the firm since 2019, Ms Herron has deep expertise on the intersection of technology and life sciences regulation, guiding clients seamlessly through the complexities of the EU regulatory envi

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Mason Hayes & Curran has promoted Angela Freeman, Fiona McNulty, Kim Bowen and Stephen Cowhey to partner. Ms Freeman, newly-appointed corporate partner, specialises in the technology and life sciences sectors. Experienced in complex domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, she al

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Mason Hayes & Curran partners Elizabeth Ryan and Melanie Crowley consider the trend towards large compensation awards for dismissal. The Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) has continued its streak of record-breaking awards of compensation for dismissal.

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Most in-house lawyers have yet to form an opinion for or against Ireland's participation in the new Unified Patent Court (UPC), a survey by Mason Hayes & Curran suggests. The business law firm surveyed 240 lawyers from various sectors, finding that two-thirds (66 per cent) had not decided how to

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Business law firm Mason Hayes & Curran has appointed partner Philip Nolan as its new chair. Mr Nolan, who will continue to advise clients as head of the firm's technology law team, succeeds Christine O'Donovan in the post.

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Mason Hayes & Curran LLP won three national awards at the 2024 Managing IP EMEA Awards. Shortlisted in five out of six available categories, the team was named Ireland Trademark Prosecution Firm of the Year, Ireland Copyright Firm of the Year and Ireland IP Transactions & Advisory Firm of th

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Six out of ten school leaders say the complexities of legal compliance around data protection and privacy is their biggest challenge, a survey by Mason Hayes & Curran has found. The firm, which hosts Ireland’s largest dedicated education law team, polled more than 400 educators at its rece

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Keeping up with emerging laws and regulation is the biggest legal challenge by companies in their use of technology in Ireland, a survey by Mason Hayes & Curran has found. More than a third (37 per cent) of respondents identified this as their greatest challenge, followed by governance/oversight

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Business law firm Mason Hayes & Curran has announced the appointment of Anthony O'Hanlon as a partner in the firm's financial services team. With significant experience in asset management, Mr O'Hanlon helps clients seeking to establish and operate regulated funds in Ireland. He also regularly e

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Nearly half of Irish real estate experts expect commercial lease terms to become more flexible for both tenants and landlords, a new survey by Mason Hayes & Curran suggests. The business law firm surveyed more than 250 real estate professionals at a recent webinar on landlord and tenant legislat

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Mason Hayes & Curran has published a new review of recent and upcoming developments in the cyber/data security space. The business law firm said it aimed to provide a valuable resource for industry stakeholders in an era of rapid technological and legal advancements.

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Irish employers find dismissals on performance grounds to be the most difficult to navigate, according to a survey carried out by Mason Hayes & Curran. The business law firm surveyed 450 employers in both the public and private sectors at a recent employment law webinar on navigating effective f

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