Entries by D1ll0n_adm1n

Circumstances where court will review previously agreed terms

  Circumstances where court will review previously agreed terms   In a recent case of KC v TC the High Court were asked to revise a previously agreed division of sale proceeds of a property with the applicant claiming that the proceeds were insufficient to make proper provision. However, the court held that the difference […]

Important case on significance of previously required assets

  Important case on significance of previously required assets   In a recent High Court Case of DE v FG (January 2019) Judge Binchy set out some interesting statements in relation to assets acquired by one of the parties prior to marriage. When the matter came before the court the children of the marriage were […]

The cervical cancer scandal and the interests of the general public

Governing Legislation – The Patient Safety Bill 2018;                                        Guide to Professional Conduct and Ethics 2016 Ed. Medical Council of                                        Ireland   The Patient Safety Bill 2018 – This is a Bill passed in 2018 which requires mandatory open disclosure of serious reportable patient safety incidents, notification of reportable incidents, clinical audit to improve […]

New 2 Year Period for Divorce Now Official

New 2 Year Period for Divorce Now Official The President has signed the 38th amendment of the Constitution (dissolution of marriage) bill of 2006. This means that the 2 year period as a reduction of a 4 year period for separated parties to be entitled to make an application for divorce has now been reduced […]

Dillon Solicitors shortlisted for 3 awards in Irish Law Awards

We are delighted to announce that the firm has been shortlisted in the 3 categories in which we entered for the Irish Law Awards 2019 :- Family Law Firm team of the Year Communications and Marketing Award Dublin Law Firm of the Year. The announcement of the winners will be made at a gala dinner/ […]

Electric Scooters- Manual V Electric

  Electric Scooters Manual V Electric     Q. What is the definition of a mechanically propelled vehicle? A. “A vehicle, means the propulsion of which is electrical”   Q. What is the definition of a manual scooter? A. If the electric scooter requires pedalling or an initial manual scoot to take off and the […]

Restrictive Covenants in employment contracts

Restrictive Covenants in employment contracts   A restrictive covenant is a clause in an employment agreement that restricts/ prevents the employee from competing with the business of the employer for an agreed period of time. The restrictions will usually relate to competing in direct competition i.e. dealing with or taking clients/ customers of their former […]