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Family Law and Mediation

Family Law and Mediation

What is mediation? Meditation is a form of dispute resolution. It is a collaborative process wherein a neutral third party (the mediator) helps both sides to meet to try and reach a solution to a problem or conflict. It is a collaborative process that facilitates a...

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The Fair Deal Scheme At A Glance

The Fair Deal Scheme At A Glance

With the cost of Nursing Home Fees spiralling and the demand for spaces growing the Fair Deal Scheme has become familiar vocabulary for many of us. The scheme allows for someone with long term Nursing Home care needs to be assessed in order to determine what...

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Injunctions and The Law of Receivership

Injunctions and The Law of Receivership

What is an Injunction? In simple terms, an injunction is an order of the Court which requires a person to refrain from doing, or compelling them to do, a particular act. The aim of an injunction is to preserve the status quo between the parties between the time of the...

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Family Law: Child Abduction

Family Law: Child Abduction

In recent weeks, we have seen a number of distressing stories in the press in relation to Irish parents dealing with familial child abduction.  Due to the greater incidence of marriage breakdown, more ease of travel and the larger number of marriages between persons...

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Taking on the Vulture Funds

Taking on the Vulture Funds

A Further Weapon for Distressed Borrowers  Promontoria stopped from enforcing loans where monies were loaned following registration of a lien.  These loans are no longer allowed to be secured by way of a lien.   Background In Promontoria (Oyster) DAC -v- Fox (2022)...

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Journalistic Privilege Case

Journalistic Privilege Case

We are honoured to act for Journalist Emmett Corcoran in what the Irish Times has classed as a highly significant decision that has implications for the protection of journalistic sources, and journalist privilege. The three Judge Court of appeal issuing Judgment last...

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Irish Law Awards Finalist 2021

Irish Law Awards Finalist 2021

The Irish Law Awards have announced the Finalists for the 2021 awards. We are thrilled to be shortlisted in two categories; Litigation Law Firm/Lawyer of the Year and Connacht/Ulster Sole Practitioner of the Year. The awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of...

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