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When: Jul 7, 14
Where: Medical negligence
Who: Staff
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What to do if you think you may have a medical negligence claim:-

If you think you may have suffered injury as a result of what you believe to be medical negligence then time really is of the essence and you should act at the earliest opportunity by firstly instructing a solicitor who is experienced in the area of medical negligence. Medical negligence is a specialised area of [&hellip...

Six figure sum for serious personal injuries

Our client, a young man who was driving a motor cycle, sustained serious personal injuries when he was involved in a collision with a motor vehicle.  The Injuries Board did not deal with the case as the insurance company for the driver of the car was disputing liability.  The case ultimately proceeded to a full hearing in [&hellip...

When: Feb 3, 14
Where: District Court, Litigation, Road traffic accidents
Who: Staff
With: No Comments
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Successful defence of careless driving case

Our litigation department recently successfully defended a careless driving case in the District Court.  The case was brought by the Gardai against our client, a young man, in respect of a road traffic collision.  Having heard all of the evidence, the Court dismissed the case against our client resulting in him keeping a clean drivers licence with no penalty points [&hellip...

When: Oct 22, 13
Where: Career opportunities, News
Who: Staff
With: No Comments
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We want to recruit an experienced legal secretary

We are currently seeking to recruit an experienced legal secretary.  This is a busy role where the successful candidate will be working with the Conveyancing Solicitor and also supporting the Family Law Department in administrative responsibilities including:- Handling daily correspondence, fielding calls and scheduling appointments ; Managing files in a timely and organised manner; Dealing courteously [&hellip...

When: Oct 2, 13
Where: News, Wills
Who: Staff
With: No Comments
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Best Will in the World Week

Best Will in the World Week
We are delighted to be participating in the Best Will in the World Week again this year which runs from Monday 21st October to Friday 25th October, 2013. Best Will in the World Week is an initiative run by MyLegacy.ie which takes place every October to highlight the importance of leaving a gift in your will [&hellip...

When: Sep 25, 13
Where: Employment Law
Who: Staff
With: No Comments
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Performance Improvement Plans:-

Are they really about improving your performance? Within the last number of years we have been consulted by employees who have become the subject of such plans.  Our clients range from low level management to senior management.  They are not unionised as a rule and are self-motivated.  Our observations are:- Our clients, either before or [&hellip...

When: Jul 8, 13
Where: Commercial law, Conveyancing, Mortgages, News, Uncategorized
Who: Staff
With: No Comments
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Make hay while the sun shines

  A new tax break for Farmers Legislation enacted on the 6th June, 2013 allows for full relief from Capital Gains Tax for farmers restructuring their farmlands. The reality is that many Irish farms contain several separate, non-adjoining, portions of land. This makes farming the land more labour and time intensive and therefore less efficient. [&hellip...

When: May 16, 13
Where: Consumer Rights, Conveyancing, Uncategorized
Who: Staff
With: No Comments
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Getting onto the property ladder? Here are our top ten tips

So, the time is right for you to make the big step onto that first rung of the property ladder.  Here are our top ten tips to help you on your way, once you’ve instructed your solicitor, of course! :- 1.       Engineer’s Report:- It has become commonplace for an auctioneer to require an engineer’s report to [&hellip...

When: Apr 22, 13
Where: Family Law, Mortgages, Probate, Uncategorized, Wills
Who: Staff
With: No Comments
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Living happily ever after…… some legal considerations

Cohabitants are defined in the Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Co-Habitants Act, 2010 as two same sex or opposite sex adults who are living together in an intimate and committed relationship, not married to each other or in a registered civil partnership and not related.  Couples considering buying a property together will [&hellip...

Under pressure….can commercial tenants reduce their rent?

Many commercial tenants are under severe pressure to meet the rents payable under pre-recession leases, many of which contain the infamous upward only rent review clause.  So what can commercial tenants do? Arguably examinership is the ultimate bargaining chip with commercial landlords and can be an effective option in reducing rent payable under leases negotiated in the Celtic Tiger [&hellip...
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Kieran McCarthy & Co. Solicitors
Floor 3B, 6 Lapps Quay, Cork.
t: 021 427 5220 | f: 021 427 5250

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