A practical guide to crafting your funeral wishes

A “Letter of Wishes” is a document which sets out your preferences regarding your funeral and other arrangements, following your death. There is no specific required format or template and it can be written or typed but should be signed and dated. When preparing Wills we would encourage all of our clients to draft a […]

What are Trusts?

Trusts are legal arrangements where one party, the settlor, transfers assets to another party, the trustee, to hold and manage for the benefit of a third party, the beneficiary. These arrangements can be tailored for various purposes, from wealth preservation to tax planning. For more information, read Trusts: An Overview. We encourage you to consult directly […]

Celebrating Thomas Murran’s 45-Year Journey as a Renowned Solicitor: A Tribute to Excellence

In the world of law, few individuals manage to leave an indelible mark on the legal community, and Thomas Murran is undoubtedly one of them. Recently, the Law Society of Ireland bestowed upon him a prestigious recognition for his outstanding dedication and service to the legal profession. With an illustrious career spanning 45 years since […]

Peter O'Connor & Son LLP's Sponsorship at Faithlegg Golf Course

Peter O’Connor & Son LLP’s Sponsorship at Faithlegg Golf Course

Step onto the grounds of Faithlegg Golf Course, and you’ll be greeted by a breathtaking sight: lush green fairways stretching as far as the eye can see. But amidst the scenic beauty, one hole stands out above the rest – the 14th hole. With the generous sponsorship from Peter O’Connor & Son LLP, this hole […]

Judge cautions against relying on ‘extremely unsafe’ home-made will.

Judge cautions against relying on ‘extremely unsafe’ will templates downloaded from web. https://www.irishtimes.com/crime-law/courts/2023/07/04/judge-cautions-against-relying-on-extremely-unsafe-will-templates-downloaded-from-web/ The above article by Eleanor Reardon in The Irish Times deals with judgement given by Ms. Justice Siobhán Stack relating to the interpretation of a will. I would wholeheartedly concur with Judge Stack’s advice to members of the public which would be […]

Understanding the Succession Act 1965 and Your Inheritance Rights

An intestacy situation arises where a deceased person has not made a will or where they’ve made a will and for whatever reason, it’s proved to be invalid. So those circumstances, the Succession Act 1965, and the rules of the Superior Court set out who is entitled to what and persons who are entitled to […]

Dispute Resolution

Dispute resolution is a term used to define a broad range of methods or procedures that can be used to resolve a conflict between two or more parties, it encompasses everything from litigation to mediation.      

Employment Law

Employment law is a rapidly expanding and increasingly important aspect of Irish legal practice. Employment law is an extremely broad area of law that deals with both employers and employees’ legal rights, responsibilities and obligations. Significantly influenced and informed by developments at the European Union level and by various Constitutional imperatives, it is composed not […]

Land Registry

The Land Registry was established in 1892 and has a number of functions, including the maintenance of a fully computerised record of all registered titles. The Land Registry deals with registered titles. They are responsible for processing and examining registration applications. The registered land in each county is divided into folios, one folio for each individual […]