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

Have you had a fall in a public place and suffered an injury?

This is probably one of the most prevalent enquiries we get where people have accidents, be it on the footpath or on the roadway, which are public places.  The Local Authority is normally the party that a claim such as this is taken against. The law on this matter is very old but is [...]

By |2019-08-06T10:53:17+00:00August 6th, 2019|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Have you had a fall in a public place and suffered an injury?

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