What does the term Mitigate mean?

From a legal perspective, mitigate is a fancy way of saying “minimize”. It is generally used when referring to the obligation of an individual (normally a claimant) to minimise any ongoing loss or suffering they are experiencing. Judges will often tell claimants that “you can’t sit on your hands”, what they mean by this is […]

legal insight - wrongful termination

Understanding the policies and procedures surrounding employee termination

Where an employer has a potential employee complaint, as Solicitors, one of the first things we will want to see is a copy of the employee’s contract of employment and the employee handbook. We will review the Contract and handbook to see if they are valid and if they comply with all of the relevant legislation. Employment […]

Run and walk Fundraiser

Join the Virtual Run & Walk for Life Fundraiser with the Solas Cancer Support Centre

We’re going Orange this October, in support of the Solas Cancer Support Centre. Each year, Solas hosts a Run and Walk for Life fundraising event, and this year they’re doing it with a little twist. Because of COVID-19 restrictions, and in order to minimise contact, this year’s event will be held virtually with participants being […]

Do you own assets in other countries

Possible outcomes when a deceased owned / held assets in a country other than Ireland.

As is the answer to many legal questions, that depends! It depends on the type and the extent (amount) of property/assets they owned. As a rule of thumb, the greater the value/amount of assets owned, the higher the likelihood of the need to extract a foreign Grant. In order to have these assets released to […]

11 steps to follow when buying or selling a house

Infographic of the process of buying or selling property in Ireland.

Buying or selling a property is a complex legal transaction. However, in order to simplify matters, we have broken down the process into 10 broad steps, outlining each of the various steps, the parties involved, their roles and responsibilities, and the sequence of events. For a downloadable PDF copy of the sales process please add […]

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