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The Affordable Housing Bill 2020

    The Affordable Housing Bill 2020 published by Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage On the 20th of January 2021, the Affordable Housing Bill was published by Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien. The Bill introduces two significant schemes to address the housing affordability crisis in Ireland: – A new […]

What is reckless trading?

  What is reckless trading and how can Directors be personally liable for the debts of a Company?   The Irish Companies Act of 2014 provides sanctions for Directors who are found to have been involved in reckless trading. This includes the possibility that a Director can ,in certain circumstances ,made personally liable for the […]

Can High Court rectify out of time filings in the CRO ?

  Can High Court rectify out of time filings in the CRO ? One of the nightmare scenarios that any practitioner faces is failing to file documents in the Company’s Office within the prescribed time. A very recent case came before the High Court where an accountant had overlooked the filing of documentation under Section […]

High Court Decision re variation of Barring Order

  High Court Decision re variation of Barring Order   In a recent decision Mr. Justice Max Barrett made it clear in a case of C -v- C that the High Court could not vary a Barring Order in Judicial Separation Proceedings where the Barring Order had been previously made in the District Court.   […]

Top 10 tips on negotiating a redundancy package

  Top 10 tips on negotiating a redundancy package   Being advised that your position is being made redundant can be a harrowing and distressing experience for any employee. Due to the uncertainty as to whether as to how long it will take you to get another similar position it is very important to maximise […]

Security for Costs Orders-An Update

Security for Costs Orders-An Update   Security for costs is an order which may be granted by a Court where a Defendant, against whom a Plaintiff has issued proceedings, has concerns about a Plaintiff’s ability to discharge a Defendant’s costs should a Plaintiff’s claim is unsuccessful.   An order for security for costs can require […]

Claims Against an Estate

  Claims Against an Estate   In relation to Estates, Beneficiaries are frequently reluctant to take action and bring any claim against the estate as often the Executor would be well known to them, if not a Family member. It is important however that beneficiaries keep in mind the timelines involved in bringing a claim […]

Pandemic Insurance – Will it pay out

  Pandemic Insurance – Will it pay out   Many eyebrows were raised last year when FBD Insurance refused to pay out in relation to business interruption losses on the basis that they argued that the cover provided by their insurance policy did not extend to losses which had been incurred by the policy holders […]

Family Law Disputes involving the UK post Brexit  

  Family Law Disputes involving the UK post Brexit   Since the 1st of January 2021 and the ending of the transitional period the landscape involving family law disputes where an EU national is married or in a partnership/relationship with a UK national or where either of the parties is living in the UK has […]

Irish Business and Brexit

  Irish Business and Brexit Now that Brexit is finally taking effect, we are seeing many Irish businesses struggle to navigate the new issues presented when trying to deal with UK-based elements of their business. Below are just some of the areas which Irish business need to keep in mind when planning for the future. […]