Entries by D1ll0n_adm1n

What do I have to do to get a Divorce in Ireland?

What do I have to do to get a Divorce in Ireland The process for obtaining a Divorce in Ireland is governed by the Family Law (Divorce) Act 1996 as amended by the Family Law (Divorce) Act 2019. Under the 1996 Act one had to be living sperate and apart from his/her Spouse for a […]

How quickly can I get separated in Ireland ?

How quickly can I get separated in Ireland ? In Ireland in order to be separated you can put in place a separation agreement, or you can go through a Court process.   If everything has been agreed, then the quickest way to solve all matters is to put in place a Separation Agreement which […]

Collaborative Law Conference

Collaborative Law Conference   Brendan Dillon and Erika Coughlan were delighted to attend a Conference hosted by the Association of Collaborative Practitioners on Friday and Saturday, 16th and 17th of September. The Conference comprised training in the area of Collaborative Law and was moderated by Californian based Collaborative Lawyer Pauline Tesler who has been providing […]

Jurisdiction of Courts in Family Law

Jurisdiction of Courts in Family Law   What Courts in Ireland deal with Family Law. In Ireland there are five different layers within the Court system namely the District Court, Circuit Court, High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. The vast majority of Court Separations and Divorce applications take place in the Circuit Court. […]

Rights of Shareholders and responsibilities

Rights of Shareholders and responsibilities The vast majority of companies in Ireland are run by two or a small number of shareholders.   Very often the businesses continue without any incident or disagreement but from time to time issues arise within a Company which causes shareholders to check their rights.   The rights for shareholders […]

Introduction of Sick Leave Act 2022

  Introduction of Sick Leave Act 2022 The regulation of sick leave has usually been a matter of contract between an employer and employee.   For the first time legislation is now being enacted to give employees a statutory entitlement to sick days i.e. to the payment of up to 70% or a maximum of […]

5 Tips for Employers

5 Tips for Employers Who would be an employer? !   On a weekly if not monthly basis we hear about new employment related legislation being enacted.   There are huge responsibilities and onerous obligations on employers, in this article we try and highlight some of the more pressing factors and issues that employers should […]

Justice delayed/Justice denied/Plaintiffs be aware

Justice delayed/Justice denied/Plaintiffs be aware   A recent High Court case highlights the increasing willingness on the part of the Court to dismiss claims where there has been an inordinate delay on the part of the plaintiff in progressing his or her claim. In a recent judgement of the High Court the issue of delay […]

Important case on the duty of disclosure in Bankruptcy

Important case on the duty of disclosure in Bankruptcy Ireland has become noticed for having a relatively benign bankruptcy regime as a result of a dramatic transformation of our Bankruptcy Laws over the last decade or so. From a position of having a draconian regime where bankrupts could not get out of bankruptcy for 12 […]

Looking at an alternative to traditional insolvency mechanisms

A recent PWC report highlighted a number of concerning developments in relation to Irish Businesses such as: 1. There have been 18% more business failures in the first half of 2022 compared to 2021. 2. There have been 17% more insolvencies per 10,000 companies in quarter 2 in 2022 than in the corresponding period in […]