Families Of Fishermen Who Drowned Off The Waterford Coast Settle High Court Actions

Three gentleman, Paul Bolger (aged 49), Kenny Bolger (aged 47) and Shane Bolger (aged 44) lost their lives while aboard a fishing vessel known as the “MFV Dean Leanne”, which capsized off the Waterford coast near Brownstown Head on 12th June 2013. The 3 brothers had left Dunmore East that morning aboard their boat [...]

By |2020-05-27T15:47:05+00:00May 27th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Families Of Fishermen Who Drowned Off The Waterford Coast Settle High Court Actions

Making a Will during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has, unsurprisingly, caused a lot of people to stop and think about whether they have a valid, up to date will in place. Since the “lockdown” restrictions were put in place, we have drafted and helped complete wills for many clients, while adhering to strict health protocols to ensure the safety [...]

By |2020-05-15T11:56:46+00:00May 15th, 2020|Wills|Comments Off on Making a Will during COVID-19

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

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

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.

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

M.M.Halley & Son rank in Ireland’s “Top 10” firms for medical negligence claims

It is with great pride and excitement that we share the news of our recent ranking in Ireland’s “Top 10” firms for medical negligence claims.

By |2019-11-26T17:02:01+00:00November 26th, 2019|Medical Negligence|Comments Off on M.M.Halley & Son rank in Ireland’s “Top 10” firms for medical negligence claims