What to watch out for with Variable Interest Mortgage Rates

  What to watch out for with Variable Interest Mortgage Rates   Mortgage Interest rates are a hot topic at the moment, with Banks in tough competition with each other to offer the best interest rates to consumers. We see many low interest fixed rate mortgages but what about variable rates? There are a few […]

ABUSE OF PROCESS AND ISAAC WUNDER ORDERS

  ABUSE OF PROCESS AND ISAAC WUNDER ORDERS An Isaac Wunder Order is an order of the court that requires a litigant to apply to court for its prior consent to issue further proceedings against the same party against whom it is found they have already initiated proceedings that are an abuse of process. The […]

Where one party brings more to the marriage

WHERE ONE PARTY BRINGS MORE TO THE MARRIAGE   It is often a matter of dispute in the family law case as to how much weight is given by the court to a situation where one party has brought more assets into the marriage than the other. Some assistance and clarity was provided by a […]

Discovery – a recent Supreme Court decision

  Discovery – a recent Supreme Court decision Tobin v Minister for Defence [2019] IESC 57 A recent Supreme Court decision overturned a Court of Appeal decision which held that a High Court discovery order was too broad and placed too great a costs burden on the Defendant. The High Court order was upheld. What […]

Personal Insolvency Update

  Personal Insolvency Update   Since the insolvency service of Ireland was established in 2013 approximately 8,000 insolvent persons have been returned to solvency according to figures released from the ISI this amounts to the restructure of approximately €10billion in debt. In addition to this it is clear that the insolvency legislation has acted as […]