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 […]