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Irish Law Awards 2018

Irish Law Awards 2018

We are honoured and delighted to be shortlisted for this years Irish Law Awards and to be in such illustrious company. With a bit of luck in reward for the office teams hard work over the year we will bring home an award!

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Injuries Board

7 changes the Injuries Board are proposing soon!

Seven changes proposed to the Injuries Board system. Since we wrote the book back in 2012, the Injuries Board is now seeking to change some of the rules they operate under by lobbying to amend the legislation.  These changes will affect you in how you bring your claim.  The Bill is only in the early stages and may…

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Solicitors Negligence

Solicitor’s Negligence?

Seven areas of potential Solicitor’s Negligence to look at to see if you have a right to claim. 1. A Solicitor owes a duty to clients directly, and even to those who are not clients (beneficiaries under a Will).  The solicitor must know, or ought to know, who will be relying on his/her skill.  We…

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Co Habitation Agreement

Drafting a Co-Habitation Agreement ..we can help you both

Drafting a Co-Habitation Agreement ..we can help you both Moving in together? Are you protected if it goes wrong? Look, we all hope for the best when we find the “right one”. You want to save money so you move in to rent one property only. Maybe you are lucky and one of you already…

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GDPR and YOU

GDPR…..and YOU?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force on the 25th May 2018, replacing the existing data protection framework under the EU Data Protection Directive. The clock is ticking fast regarding compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will be fully enforced from 25 May 2018, with severe penalties for non-compliance.…

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Wills

12 Things you need to know when challenging a Will

  12 Things You Need To Know When Challenging a Will There has been an increase in legal actions taken by persons who wish to challenge a Will . With increasing prosperity in Ireland over the past five years and an ageing population this area of law has come into its own. Some of these…

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Employment Issues

Do You Know Your Employment Rights?

Do You Know Your Employment Rights? Why you should never lodge your own claim without legal advice. Both employers and employees need to keep up-to-date in relation to the changes that have occurred in Irish employment law in recent years.  Up to recently there were 5 venues for an application for an employee who sought…

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Pre-Nup Agreements

Pre-Nup Agreements…what’s in it for YOU!

“A prenuptial agreement,  commonly abbreviated to prenup  is a contract entered into prior to marriage or  civil union . The content of a prenuptial agreement can vary widely, but commonly includes provisions for division of property and maintenance  in the event of divorce or breakup of  the marriage. They may also include terms for the…

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Catastrophic Injuries

Catastrophic Injuries ..what are they?

  A catastrophic injury is a severe injury to the spine, spinal cord, or brain, and may also include skull or spinal fractures. If a catastrophic injury was caused by the negligent or intentional act of another, or by a dangerous or defective product, a personal injury claim by the victim will be an integral…

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10 Little known facts about your employment

10 Little known facts about your employment!

Under the National Minimum Wage Act 2000 an employee may request from their employer a written statement of your average hourly rate of pay. Compensation for working on a Sunday may be given by means of one or more of the following; The payment of an allowance; Otherwise increasing the employee’s rate of pay or…

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