Remote working

To protect your colleagues and clients, you may need to change the way you work.

practice management

Access resources to help you respond and manage your firm below. If you believe that other resources should be listed here, please contact us.

Making remote work

The Government has recently launched a national remote working strategy called Making Remote Work. The main focus of the strategy is to ensure that remote working becomes an ongoing feature in the Irish workplace bringing about workplace benefits.

Remote work checklist

This checklist has been prepared to provide employers with a quick way to navigate the adoption of remote working arrangements.

Other resources

Here are some useful resources to help you manage remote and blended working.

Cybersecurity

Detailed guidance is available on preventing attacks during the unique working arrangements of Covid-19, covering remote access, videoconferencing, and more.

Data Protection and remote working

The Data Protection Commission has published guidelines on protecting personal data when working remotely. Practitioners may find it helpful to refer to if they or their staff are working from home.

Legal Workplace Guides to Covid-19

The Law Society's Support Services team has produced two guides addressing workplace issues, business continuity planning, and supports that may be available to firms.

Managing remote teams

The President's Bulletin on 28 March 2020 includes useful guidance prepared by the Law Society's Human Resources Department to support managers of remote teams.

Regulatory issues

Reporting Accountant's Reports

The Law Society is requesting that solicitors facing difficulty in filing their annual reports contact the Regulation Department.

Other regulatory issues

The Regulation Department has published helpful information on how to ensure regulatory compliance during the Covid-19 crisis.