March/ April Newsletter

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We are delighted to announce our latest newsletter for March / April. Please click here to view our newsletter or click here  to download it as a PDF file. If you have any feedback or if you have any questions, …

Ryanair on time but not injured passenger

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An international airline law recently prevented a man from his €60,000 claim against Ryanair.  Simon Betson of Glen Ghearu, Athy, Co Kildare sued Ryanair after he fell coming down the steps of Ryanair plane on the 26th of November 2013.  Under …

Damages for eating hardened Ciabatta Roll

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A 58 year old woman who broke a tooth on biting into a roll bought at a Centra Store in Fairview has been awarded €17,470 in damages at the Dublin Circuit Court. It appears that she was awarded €15,000 for …

Man fails in €60,000 personal injury claim against bouncers

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A software developer Mr Raymond Brennan has failed in his personal injury claim for being evicted from the Silver Granite pub in Palmerstown. He claimed that he was thrown to the ground by two bouncers at the pub and suffered …

October 2016 Newsletter

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We are delighted to announce our latest newsletter for October 2016. Please click here to view our newsletter or click here oct-brochure to download it as a PDF file. If you have any feedback or if you have any questions, …

Law Award Winners 2016 – Law Firm Innovation

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Our firm were the happy recipient at the Irish law awards on Friday the 6th of May 2016, in the category of Law Firm Innovation.  We won our award for the development of one of the most advanced conveyancing systems …

Central Bank Launches New SME Lending Rules

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Introduction

The Central Bank (Supervision and Enforcement) Act 2013 (Section 48) (Lending to Small and Medium Sized Enterprises) Regulations 2015 (SI No. 585 of 2015) (the “2015 Regulations”) purport to replace an existing code of conduct issued by the Central …

Applying for a Payment Institution Authorisation to the Central Bank of Ireland

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Introduction

(Note this article also appears in our contributions to www.paymentscompliance.com)

An application to offer payment services in Ireland by means of a payment institution authorisation is made under regulation 18 of the European Communities (Payment Services) Regulations 2009 (S.I. …

Purchasing Property from a Receiver

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In the current climate I act for several individuals who have purchased or are in the process of purchasing property from a receiver.

While very often the title being furnished is in order in that you have been furnished with …

Companies Acts 2014 and Companies Limited by Guarantee

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This note relates how companies limited by guarantee will be dealt with under the new Companies Act 2014 (the “Act” or the “2014 Act”).  The provisions relating to companies limited by guarantee are set out in Part 18 of the …