Irish Legal News

Top 4 bicycle safety tips and how to avoid an accident

With New Year’s fitness resolutions in order and spring around the corner, more and more people are taking up cycling. While it’s a wonderful activity to be doing regularly, it can be quite dangerous if not gone about correctly, specifically if bicycle paths are limited. In Ireland’s case, there are close to none, unfortunately. This [...]

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Cliodhna’s Commercial Property Diploma

Cliodhna O'Regan

Cliodhna was in Dublin recently to receive her Diploma in Commercial Conveyancing. Cliodhna took on the challenge of this demanding additional qualification at the same time as coming back to work with us in 2018. It shows Cliodhna’s commitment and determination to excel in her profession in taking on an enormous additional challenge during what [...]

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Frequently Asked Questions About Road Traffic Accidents

IN THE HEAT OF THE MOMENT What’s the first thing that I should do if I’ve been in an accident? This is a no-brainer. It should be a matter of absolute priority that you establish that you, any passengers in your vehicle, and any other individuals involved in the accident are not seriously injured. If [...]

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The Official Launch of The Solicitor’s Guide by the Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald

The Solicitor’s Guide to Marketing and Growing a Business was officially launched by the Minister for Justice and Equality Ms Frances Fitzgerald TD in the Solomon Gallery, Dublin on Wednesday, 6th May 2015. You can watch the video of the launch below. To buy your copy of the book go here. Go here now to [...]

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Best Small Law Firm in Munster – Irish Law Awards 2015

Miriam O’Callaghan with Flor McCarthy, Deirdre O’Donovan and John McCarthy at the Irish Law Awards Ceremony 2015 We won Munster Law Firm of the Year (under 5 Solicitors) at the AIB Private Banking Irish Law Awards 2015. The winners were announced at a gala black-tie event in the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Dublin last [...]

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Why did I write a book on marketing for solicitors? [Part 2]

To follow on from Part 1, the second reason why I wrote a book on marketing for solicitors is I believe in a future for small and middle-sized law firms. I believe small and middle-sized law firms have an extremely important role to play in society. They represent the private citizens and small and medium-sized [...]

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Why did I write a book on marketing for solicitors? [Part 1]

It’s a good question; and one that I asked myself many times in the process of doing so. Indeed, many people that I respect and trust asked me the same thing with more than a hint of concern in their voices. I mean, why, as a practising solicitor, would I take things that I have [...]

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Powers of Gardaí to Arrest Persons on Suspicion of Drink Driving

Developments in legislation in relation to drink driving has slowly seen an erosion of the rights of the ordinary citizen in Ireland.  This can be justified by reference to the need to reduce the number of deaths caused by drink driving.  However, when drafting legislation the Oireachtas has always been mindful of the need to [...]

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Why I’m crying about legal costs this morning

If that guy beside you in the pinstripe suite at the coffee shop this morning was sobbing quietly into his latte, I hope you were kind: he may have been a lawyer. Or at least you may think lawyers everywhere should by crying into their cornflakes this morning when you see the decision of the [...]

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Developments in the DePUY ASR hip recall in Ireland

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION AND RELATED BLOG ENTRIES VISIT OUR DEDICATED DePUY HIP IMPLANT RECALL PAGE Many of our clients who have been affected by the worldwide DePuy ASR hip recall which was announced in August of last year have by now received the results of their blood tests to identify the levels of cobalt and [...]

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