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Frequently Asked Questions About Road Traffic Accidents

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 anyone is significantly injured an ambulance should be called straight away. Don’t agonise over whether an injury is sufficiently serious [...]

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Flor’s New Book Launch Featured in The Irish Times

The official launch of Flor's new book The Solicitor's Guide to Marketing and Growing a Business; How to Turn Your Legal Practice into a Financial Success by the Minister for Justice Ms Frances Fitzgerald TD was featured in the Irish Times.  Check it out here. To buy a copy of the book, go here.

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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 [...]

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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 firm 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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We Won Legal Website of the Year at the Irish Law Awards 2014!

John and I were at the Irish Law Awards final in the Four Seasons in Dublin on Friday presented by Prime Time’s Miriam O’Callaghan. We were shortlisted for the awards for Legal Website of the Year and the Best Small Firm in Munster. And I am delighted to confirm that we won the Best Legal [...]

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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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What to do when you’ve been charged with drunk driving

A court conviction for drunk driving in Ireland entails a mandatory disqualification from driving.  The length of the disqualification depends on the level of intoxication and the previous record of the accused but can be anywhere from 6 months to 6 years. It is worth repeating that a court conviction will result in a disqualification [...]

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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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