Farm Consolidation Relief

The stated aim and purpose of Farm Consolidation Relief is to encourage the consolidation of farm holdings, to reduce fragmentation and improve the operation and viability of farms. Certain sales and transfer or exchanges of land that are carried out for consolidation purposes may be entitled to stamp duty relief under Section 81(b) of the […]

Immigration and International Protection Permissions extended to 15th January 2022

A final temporary extension of immigration and international protection permissions has been granted to 15th January 2022. This final extension applies to permissions due to expire between 21st September 2021 and 15th January 2022 including those permissions already extended since March 2020. Accordingly, those who held valid permission to be in the State in March […]

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Setting up a Discretionary Trust for a child with special needs

A trust is a legal device created to deal with the management of the property on behalf of another person. In Ireland, Discretionary Trusts are most commonly used as part of estate planning due to the flexibility they provide, in particular for parents of children with disabilities or special needs who may not have the […]

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Government announces changes to the employment permits system for workers outside the EEA

Good news for the Healthcare and Nursing Home Sector, Skilled Healthcare Professionals and Healthcare Assistants! Due to the increased demand for Healthcare Assistants and other skilled candidates in several healthcare roles, the Government has this week announced changes to the employment permits system for workers outside the EEA. The announcement comes with immediate effect for […]

Diploma in Immigration and Asylum Law

Congratulations to Melanie on the successful completion of The Professional Diploma in Immigration and Asylum Law.  Melanie came joint top of her class and received a distinction from City Colleges. This course provided a valuable insight into Immigration Law in Ireland including Visas, Residency, Citizenship, EU Treaty Rights, Employment Permits and Corporate Immigration, International Protection, […]

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