We hope you are well and enjoying some of the lovely Autumn sunshine! After the Summer period we've been busy over the last weeks at Leman Solicitors working on a number of new initiatives across the firm. We'll be updating our website to include some of our new services soon, so keep an eye on what's to come.

Next Thursday 24th September sees LexTech host the annual Future of Law & Technology event "Digital Legal Day". The theme for this year brings practical digital solutions in commercial, property and litigation practice areas to big business and the legal community, with prolific global innovators and renowned speakers in law and technology. This is a free CPD event and you can register here to attend.

We concluded this year's Leman Challenge volunteering activities, where our staff visited FoodCloud, joined by staff from Crowe, during August and September. FoodCloud utilise unwanted or excess food ensuring it is used to feed people in need across communities. Teams from Leman helped prepare food parcels and sorted through some messy manual work! For more information about FoodCloud see here.

This year’s Legal Island Annual Review of Employment Law conference takes place online on Wed 25th & Thurs 26th November. Our Head of Employment Blathnaid Evans will speak at this event covering a variety of employment topics and speakers line up. To view the programme and book click here.

We also welcomed six new starters recently to the Leman team, see our team page here for more on our new recruits! We hope you enjoy this week's articles below, including some recent updates from our Employment, Litigation and Corporate teams.

The Leman Solicitors Team

ARTICLES 

Sheila SpokesDéjà vu! Suspension of Right to Claim Redundancy Extended Once Again
This article provides a brief update on government's decision to extend the suspension of redundancy provisions relating to temporary lay-off and short-time work until November 30th 2020. We are available to discuss any issues that may arise for... Read more   Share via: LinkedIn | Twitter | Facebook |

Transdev Ireland Limited v Michael Caplis
This article considers a recent judgment by the High Court dismissing an appeal on a point of law by the employer, Transdev Ireland Limited, against the decision of the Labour Court. The Labour Court found that the dismissal of a Luas tram driver... Read more

Guidance on the Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme
This recent article by our Employment & Corporate Immigration Team, discusses the Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme which came into effect from today 1 September 2020 until 31 March 2021. The scheme, which replaces the Temporary Wage Subsidy... Read more   Share via: LinkedIn | Twitter | Facebook |

Morgan CroweNordic Aviation – What is a Scheme of Arrangement?
A tumultuous summer In July this year, Nordic Aviation Capital (“NAC”) sought and was granted at the Irish High Court, a scheme of arrangement under the Companies Act 2014. The scheme’s result... Read more   Share via: LinkedIn | Twitter | Facebook |

Simon Deane-JohnsTransfer of Wirecard Prepaid Card Programmes   Ominous news that the UK e-money subsidiary of scandal-ridden Wirecard AG is "intending to wind-down its FCA-regulated business" and that "the business will continue to trade while alternative arrangements are being made with its card... Read more   Share via: LinkedIn | Twitter | Facebook |

EU Regulation of Crowdfunding Services The EU Parliament is about to adopt a crowdfunding regulation that will enable 'European crowdfunding service providers' (ECSPs) to facilitate businesses raising funding directly from investors across the EU far more easily than they can today.... Read more   Share via: LinkedIn | Twitter | Facebook |