Brophy’s Law Blog

DISMISSAL DURING PROBATION – What Are my legal rights?

Employees on probation and training have the same right to natural justice and to fair procedures as their full time work colleagues. The difficulty employees on probation encounter is insufficient service. Employees with less than 12 months continuous service are not protected by the Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977-2007. However, many […]


I recently acted for a client who had booked a flight for himself and his two young children from Berlin SFX to Dublin. It was Christmas Eve and my client was traveling home to Ireland for the festivities. However, at 16:00 about two hours before his flight was about to […]

Depuy Hip Implant Recall 2010

DEPUY HIP REPLACEMENT  On the 26th August 2010, DePuy Orthopaedics Inc, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, announced that they intended to recall two hip replacement products, the Artificial Surface Replacement (ASR) Hip Resurfacing System and the (ASR) XL Acetabular System. The implants were found to be leaving metal debris […]

Medical and Dental Negligence

If you have been injured due to Medical Negligence or Dental Negligence our experienced, committed and specialist Medical Negligence solicitors at Brophy Solicitors will work with you to establish if you have a case related the medical error or dental error. We have over 30 years cumulative experience in advising […]

PIP Breast Implants

At Brophy Solicitors we have established a dedicated team who are committed to providing expert advice and assistance to women affected by the PIP breast implant scandal.   On the 30th March 2010 the Irish Medicines Board (IMB) initiated a recall of all silicone breast implants manufactured by the defunct […]