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Alcohol and drugs - Anne O Connell, Anne O Connell Solicitors

Alcohol and drugs - Anne O Connell, Anne O Connell Solicitors What are your obligations over alcohol or drug addiction as part of a capability or disciplinary process, when the addiction may be masking an underlying disability?

Harassment - Jennifer Cashman, Ronan Daly Jermyn

Harassment - Jennifer Cashman, Ronan Daly Jermyn Using real-life examples of how to overcome the problems, what actually warrants an investigation, especially in bullying and harassment cases? Who do you involve and when do you allow an appeal?

Poor attitude - Siobhra, Rush Lewis Silkin

Poor attitude - Siobhra, Rush Lewis Silkin How much do you need to put up with before dismissing an employee because of persistently poor attitude e.g. lack of care, ignoring manager requests, undermining others, poor relationships in team?

Return to work - Michael Doyle, AL Goodbody

Return to work - Michael Doyle, AL Goodbody When diagnosis and time-frame for recovery are not certain, how many "false dawns" of a return to work do you allow a disabled employee who’s on long-term sick leave?

Mental health - Michelle Ni Longain, Byrne Wallace

Mental health - Michelle Ni Longain, Byrne Wallace Weighing up all the tactical scenarios, when and how do you amend trigger points and progress warnings for frequent short-term absences due to an underlying mental health condition?

DOL - Amanda Weston QC

DOL - Amanda Weston QC How do you secure the best outcome, for children and young people needing secure welfare placements? What are the limits to the Court’s powers to make DoL orders?

Contact - Gemma Taylor QC

Contact - Gemma Taylor QC How far can you push the Court on contact, including post-proceedings and post-adoption contact between siblings and even between parents and children?

Fact-finding hearings - Anthony Kirk QC

Fact-finding hearings - Anthony Kirk QC When are they necessary? How do you reopen them? What is their proper conduct?

Cartel follow-on claims - James Flynn QC

Cartel follow-on claims - James Flynn QC Applying the lessons of recent cases, what are the hurdles which need to be overcome to bring successful follow-on claims in the courts? What does the future hold for class actions?

Child evidence - Stefano Nuvoloni QC

Child evidence - Stefano Nuvoloni QC Drawing on practical examples and live cases, how can you make it better for children giving evidence and hearing evidence, especially when they hold the key to the issues before the court?

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