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When: Oct 22, 13
Where: Career opportunities, News
Who: Staff
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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
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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: Jul 8, 13
Where: Commercial law, Conveyancing, Mortgages, News, Uncategorized
Who: Staff
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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: Feb 20, 13
Where: Conveyancing, Current Affairs, Landlord and Tenant, News
Who: Staff
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New proposals to deal with anti-social tenants

Further to our earlier blogpost of 18th September, 2012 regarding new proposals for residential tenants’ deposits, it was reported yesterday that Minister of State for Housing Jan O’Sullivan is proposing to introduce an amendment to the Residential Tenancies Bill. The proposed amendment is intended to make it easier for homeowners or residents’ associations to register [&hellip...

Are you an “accidental investor”?

Are you an
Carol Tallon in an article ‘Accidental investors feel walls closing in’, (Sunday Business Post  10th February, 2013) makes some very valid points about homeowners who became unwitting property investors.  Back in the days when the banks were willing (and able) to lend it was common for homeowners to be encouraged to retain their starter homes.  In [&hellip...

Have you been missold Payment Protection Insurance (PPI)?

Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) has been mis-sold by banks and lenders throughout Ireland and, as a result, there are people who are paying expensive monthly premiums for insurance cover in respect of which they would be ineligible to claim.   Very often the consumer did not request the insurance and they were lead to believe it [&hellip...

ACC bond-loss test cases settled

Four test cases which recently commenced in the High Court before Justice Cooke in relation to allegations against ACC Bank in respect of the sale of their Solid World Bonds have now been settled. Essentially this financial product operated on the basis that an investor could make a minimum investment of €2,500 for a period [&hellip...

When: Oct 23, 12
Where: Career opportunities, News, Uncategorized
Who: Staff
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We are seeking to recruit an experienced litigation 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 Litigation Solicitor and supporting the Litigation Department in administrative responsibilities including:- Handling daily correspondence, fielding calls and scheduling appointments ; Managing case files in a timely and organised manner; Dealing courteously [&hellip...

Which licence is right for your restaurant?

Which licence is right for your restaurant?
In order to sell alcohol for consumption on or off your restaurant premises a liquor licence must be obtained.  At Kieran McCarthy & Co. we can advise you on the most cost-efficient option to suit your needs.  A brief overview of the various licensing options available are set out below for your information:- 1.       Wine [&hellip...

When: Oct 8, 12
Where: Current Affairs, News, Uncategorized
Who: Staff
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Important changes to Mortgage Interest Relief

Important changes to Mortgage Interest Relief
If you are considering buying a new home, topping up your mortgage for home improvements or re-mortgaging then you should consider doing so in advance of 31st December 2012.  That is the cut-off date after which mortgage interest relief will no longer be available.  In other words, mortgages, top-ups or re-mortgages obtained after 31st December [&hellip...
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