Employment Law

Unjust Enrichment and Quantum Meruit-Why You Should Know About This Equitable Principle

  Have you ever heard of a latin phrase, “quantum meruit”? You may be thinking that you have not, and you are none the worse for it, either. However, this archaic latin phrase could become your friend some day if you are involved in a dispute about a contract you are a party to. Let …

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How to Draft an Employment Contract-What Express Terms Should Be Included?

An employment contract in Irish employment law is made up of implied terms and express terms. Implied terms fall into 4 categories: 1. Those implied by statute 2. Terms implied by custom and practice 3. Terms implied by law 4. Terms implied by collective agreements in unionized employment. There is nothing the employer can do …

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