About Fiona Ormond

Fiona joined MM Halley & Son solicitors in 2016. Prior to this she was principal of Fiona Ormond Solicitors a firm which she set up having been with a firm in the South East since 2005. She is a former Director of the Port of Waterford. Company, and now practices in all aspects of commercial transactions, property acquisition, disposal and lending.

The Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Covid-19) Act 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has placed an unprecedented strain on our economy and the way we do business. In an attempt to reflect this and adapt to the “new normal.

By |2020-10-07T10:11:17+00:00October 7th, 2020|Company Law|Comments Off on The Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Covid-19) Act 2020

Obligation Of Social Media Platforms To Remove Defamatory Content

The E-Commerce Directive 2000/31/EC (the “Directive”) provides that information service providers, such as social media platforms, are not liable for the defamatory information posted by their users, the so-called “mere conduit” defence.

By |2019-12-04T16:25:46+00:00December 4th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Obligation Of Social Media Platforms To Remove Defamatory Content

Requirement For Beneficial Owners To Register With CRO

The new central register of beneficial ownership required all companies to file details of their Ultimate Beneficial Owners (“UBO’s”) publicly with the Companies Registration Office (“CRO”) by the 22nd November 2019.

By |2019-12-04T15:31:42+00:00December 4th, 2019|Company Law|Comments Off on Requirement For Beneficial Owners To Register With CRO

Affidavit, Oaths and Declarations Explained

For some, having an Affidavit sworn or a Declaration witnessed or sworn is sometimes not just inconvenient, but intimidating. The purpose of the Oath is in fact to give solemnity to what the person is doing and to ensure the truth and accuracy of the information contained in the Affidavit or Declaration.

By |2019-12-04T15:16:14+00:00December 4th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Affidavit, Oaths and Declarations Explained

How to Buy a House: A Step by Step Guide

Most prospective Purchasers use mortgage funds to buy their property. It is prudent to contact your Lending Institution as a first step to ascertain what funds are available to you for the purchase. Also at this stage it is prudent to be aware of any conditions attaching to a prospective mortgage such as life assurance [...]

By |2019-06-26T17:13:58+00:00September 26th, 2018|Conveyancing|Comments Off on How to Buy a House: A Step by Step Guide
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