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LawNet Awards 2019

    Pauline Horkan and Niall MacCarthy recently attended the annual LawNet conference and gala dinner which was held at Celtic Manor in Wales.             This year Dillon Solicitors were shortlisted for Best BD/Marketing award.   LawNet is a network for quality assured independent law firms and Dillon Solicitors is […]

Working Time – Employer’s Responsibilities

  Working Time – Employer’s Responsibilities Legislation – Organisation of Working Time Act 1997 (The OWT Act) Q. What does it do? – A. The Act regulates the rest periods and hours of work for employees Q. What are the legal break entitlements for employees in a working day? A. An employer shall not require […]

Register of Beneficial Owners- deadlines for complying with the Regulations is the 22nd November 2019

  Register of Beneficial Owners- deadlines for complying with the Regulations is the 22nd November 2019 From 15th November 2016 Irish registered companies (with some minor exceptions) will be required to maintain an internal register of beneficial owners. A beneficial owner is defined as a “natural person who ultimately owns or controls directly or indirectly […]

Employers Obligations – Sunday Work Entitlements

Employers Obligations – Sunday Work Entitlements The recent High Court decision in Trinity Leisure Holdings Limited t/a Trinity City Hotel v Sofia Kolesnik and Natalia Alfimova held that an express statement in a contract of employment that working on Sundays was taken into account when setting an employee’s wage discharged the employer’s obligation with regard […]

Working Time – Employer’s Responsibilities

  Working Time – Employer’s Responsibilities Legislation – Organisation of Working Time Act 1997 (The OWT Act) What does it do? The Act regulates the rest periods and hours of work for employees What are the legal break entitlements for employees in a working day? (1) An employer shall not require an employee to work […]

Does Probate affect the Sale of Property?

  Does Probate affect the Sale of Property?   When a property that forms part of a deceased person’s estate and that property is to be sold, an application must be made to the Probate Office for a Grant of Probate (or another type of Grant depending on the situation). The sale of the property […]

What to do to avoid losing your Right of Way

  What is A Right of Way? It arises when you must pass over a piece of land owned by someone else to access your own land. A Right of Way can be established by long use. Previously you had to prove continuous use for a period of 20 years. However, under the Law and […]

Tenant entitled to bring proceedings under Multi Unit Development Act 2011

  Tenant entitled to bring proceedings under Multi Unit Development Act 2011 In the recent case of Kennedy v Sweepstakes Owners Management Company clg, the High Court held that a Tenant of an apartment may bring proceedings under the above Act against the management company who he alleged was enacting house rules contrary to the […]

Retirement Planning

  Retirement Planning It is important to plan for your retirement, particularly as a business owner in terms of your exit from the business. Planning should start years in advance of the intended date of retirement. The possible routes for leaving the business include the following:   Transfer to a family member This can have […]