About Richard Halley

Richard Halley qualified as a Solicitor with MM Halley & Son 2010. He holds a LLB (Hons,2003) in Law. He focuses on areas in Personal Injury Litigation , Conveyancing and debt collection.

Local Property Tax Valuation Date Deferred

Many residential properties have increased in value, some significantly since May 2013. It is expected that an update in the valuation date will mean a substantial increase in local property tax payable for many. However, homeowners should be aware that they may be facing an increased LPT bill from November 2021.

By |2019-12-04T16:44:44+00:00December 4th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Local Property Tax Valuation Date Deferred

Regulatory Reform Of Health and Social Care Professionals.

The Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Bill 2019 has passed committee stage in Dail Eireann. It is intended that this legislation will streamline the disciplinary processes of the Medical Council.

By |2019-12-04T16:00:23+00:00December 4th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Regulatory Reform Of Health and Social Care Professionals.

Statute of limitations and how long do I have to take a Personal Injury Claim/Case?

Prior to 2004, the Statute allowed a period of 3 years within which to take a Personal Injury Claim, however, the Courts Act of 2004 reduced that to 2 years in respect of personal injuries based on negligence, nuisance or breach of duty. In the case of medical /dental negligence, generally speaking the period [...]

By |2019-08-06T10:25:24+00:00July 2nd, 2019|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Statute of limitations and how long do I have to take a Personal Injury Claim/Case?

PI Actions – Letter of claim and PIAB

In this article we outline some of the amendments to the Civil Liability and Courts Act 2004 (the 2004 Act) that commenced in January as well as some provisions of the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (Amendment) Act 2019 to come into force in April. Civil Liability and Courts Act 2004 - Letter of claim (Section 8) [...]

By |2019-07-02T15:29:04+00:00July 2nd, 2019|News|Comments Off on PI Actions – Letter of claim and PIAB

Delay in Diagnosis: Settlement of €500,000 Against the HSE

The firm’s principal, Emmet Halley, recently settled an action for €500,000.00 against the Health Service Executive on behalf of a client in respect of medical negligence.

By |2018-05-01T12:01:50+00:00April 11th, 2018|Medical Negligence|Comments Off on Delay in Diagnosis: Settlement of €500,000 Against the HSE

Compulsory Purchase Orders and Compensation

CPO has been applicable in Ireland since an Act of Parliament was passed in 1757. A lot of infrastructures available in the country were constructed under the provisions of the law. The CPO law formed the basis of the Wide Streets Commission which was responsible for the construction of Dublin streets such as College Street, Dorset Street...

By |2017-12-18T12:15:53+00:00December 18th, 2017|Conveyancing|Comments Off on Compulsory Purchase Orders and Compensation

Setanta Insurance Debacle

In total, the value of claims outstanding against Setanta amounts to €95m. Recently, an initial tranche of €9.9m was submitted to the High Court for payment from the insurance compensation fund.

By |2017-10-01T11:22:40+00:00October 1st, 2017|News|Comments Off on Setanta Insurance Debacle

Medical and Dental Negligence

Medical and Dental Negligence is an ever present type of law being seen, not only in Courts but in daily newspapers.  The following, amongst others, are areas which can be seen in this area of law. Medical Negligence. Dental Negligence. Orthodontic. Consultants. GPs. Hospitals and HSE. Birth Injuries. Cerebral Palsy. A&E Departments. Anaesthesia. Neurology. Neurosurgery. [...]

By |2017-01-22T20:56:25+00:00December 17th, 2016|Medical Negligence|Comments Off on Medical and Dental Negligence

Emmet Halley recently settled a medical negligence action

Emmet Halley recently settled a medical negligence action for a client who was a private patient of a consultant dermatologist.  The client attended the consultant a number of years ago for advice and treatment regarding a mole on her neck. An excision of the mole was carried out by the consultant and was sent for [...]

By |2017-01-22T20:56:25+00:00August 31st, 2016|Medical Negligence|Comments Off on Emmet Halley recently settled a medical negligence action