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Article on Employers Negligence – Bullying

  Employers Negligence – Bullying A recent Court of Appeal decision in McCarthy v ISS Ireland & HSE (2018) did not uphold a finding of bullying but did find the employer negligent for failing to act when certain behaviour was reported by a Supervisor. The employer should have acted to prevent a recurrence of the […]

Light at the end of the tunnel for distressed mortgage borrowers?

  Light at the end of the tunnel for distressed mortgage borrowers?   A recent landmark High Court Judgment may help many distressed mortgage debtors who have had poor payment histories.   The outcome of the decision of Mr Justice Denis McDonald would appear to be that just because a borrower may have missed payments […]

Minister seeks to take Divorce out of the Constitution

  Minister seeks to take Divorce out of the Constitution The Minister for Arts Josepha Madigan who is an experienced Family Law Solicitor had previously sought all parties support for a change to the Constitutional requirement that parties must be living separate and apart for four years before they can apply for a Divorce. The […]

Dillon Solicitors completes merger with Gandon Law

Dublin-based Dillon Solicitors has finalised a merger with Clonskeagh-based Gandon Law. Gandon Law has operated since 1996 and has a large mix of commercial and private clients. The firm’s principal, Sean O’Connell, is staying on as a consultant. He told Irish Legal News: “This merger presents a great opportunity for us to offer a wider […]

We have been successful at this year’s Irish Law Awards

We are delighted to announce that we have been successful at the Irish Law Awards. This year we won the excellence in marketing and communication award. We were shortlisted along with 7 other firms and needless to say, delighted to win. We were also shortlisted for excellence in client service category and the Dublin firm […]

Dillon Solicitors are Running for Charity!

Dillon Solicitors have completed the 10km Mountain Challenge in aid of DEBRA Ireland last Sunday the 29th of April. It was a beautiful day and we raised €1,700 for the charity. We would like to say a big thank you to all who donated. It really is such a special cause which will go a […]

Rights of Cohabitants clarified in recent case

In the recent Court of Appeal decision in M.W v D.W the Court of Appeal clarified that in order for a claimant to prove a claim under the Cohabitants legislation (The Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Duties of Cohabitants Act, 2010) he/she must be able to demonstrate that the two year period (in circumstances […]

Update on changes to the Guardianship of Infants Act

Certain changes were made to the Guardianship of Infants Act by the implementation of the Child and Family Relationships Act, 2015 which have now come into operation. These can be summarised as follows: Where a cohabitant is the father of the child and has lived with the mother for more than 12 consecutive months following […]

Commercial Lease Register

Since the introduction of the Property Services (Regulations) Act 2011 all commercial leases from the 3rd of April 2012 onwards should be registered. The obligation to register and provide the necessary information falls on the tenant. The obligation to register applies regardless of the term or nature of the lease/tenancy and applies to occupational leases […]