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title deeds

Must knows: Title deeds and selling property

When selling a house, it is necessary to register the new ownership of the property. A conveyancing solicitor will review the “title” a.k.a. the ownership history and specifics of the property being sold. The process of reviewing title can be complex and requires a properly trained Solicitor to do so, any missed steps or mistakes […]

Waterford Law Society Ball

Waterford Law Society Ball Merited a Huge Success

Peter O’Connor and Son were duly represented by partners, Thomas Murran and Paul Murran at the annual Waterford Law Society ball hosted at Waterford Castle, on Friday the 9th of September. A great night was had by all. It was a welcoming opportunity to spend time with colleagues in a more relaxed setting. Peter O’Connor […]

Castlecomer Discovery Park

PETER O’CONNOR team building day at Castlecomer Discovery Park

We at PETER O’CONNOR recently had a team-building day at Castlecomer Discovery Park and found it to be a perfect location for a day out. Peter O’Connor recognises that outings such as this encourage collaboration between employees, which improves performance, enhances respect for each other and ultimately are just good fun! Castlecomer Discovery Park We […]

gender equality and diversity benefits

How gender equality and diversity benefits business and employees

Peter O’Connor & Son LLP is proud to announce that we have signed the Gender Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Charter, approved by the Law Society of Ireland. While gender equality and diversity have improved in recent years, there is still a long way to go before we reach full equality.  Gender Equality, Diversity and Inclusion […]

score card for Citizenship Applications

Scorecard approach being introduced for Citizenship Applications from January 2022

In an effort to bring clarity to the Citizenship Application process and proofs required Applicants will be required to reach a score of 150 points in each year proof of residency is required. Applicants will also need to achieve 150 points to meet an appropriate standard for establishing identity. Read the full announcement here; https://www.irishimmigration.ie/scorecard-approach-being-introduced-for-citizenship-applications-from-january-2022/

New Passport Process for Citizenship Applications

New Passport Process for Citizenship Applications from 1st January 2022

Applicants applying for Citizenship from the 1st January 2022, no longer need to submit their original passport with their application but instead submit a full colour copy of the entire Passport and which has been duly certified by a Solicitor, Commissioner for Oaths or Notary Public. However, the Department still retains the right to request […]

amendments to the fair deal scheme

Understanding the amendments to the fair deal scheme

The Nursing Home Support Scheme (Amendment) Bill 2021 has now been passed into law and will come into effect in late October 2021. The amendment has introduced many minor changes to the Principal Act but one of the major amendments relates to farmers and small business owners. The amendment allows specific individuals who qualify to […]

tips for making your will

Caring and thoughtful tips for making your will

The Covid 19 pandemic has given many of us cause to reflect on our mortality. As part of this reflection, we would encourage everyone (over the age of 18) to consider making a Will. Ambiguity, uncertainty and mixed messages are the principal causes of the majority of probate disputes and can be avoided with a […]

Farm Consolidation Relief

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 […]

extension of immigration and international protection permissions

Immigration and International Protection Permissions extended

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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