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 […]