Tag Archives: Waterford

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 […]

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, […]

Partnership Agreements

Understanding Partnership Agreements

A partnership is defined in section 1(2) of the Partnership Act 1890 as a “relationship which subsists between persons carrying a business in common with a view to profit”. It is common for a business to be formed between friends or family members, most often by way of the formation of a limited liability company. […]

Shareholders Agreements

Shareholders Agreements and what they entail

A Shareholders Agreement is a legally binding contract between the people or entities who own a company, that is the shareholders and sometimes the company itself. Although a Shareholders Agreement is not a legal requirement for a Company, it may be advisable that one is drafted in conjunction with the Constitution to set out in […]

Enduring Power of Attorney – Commonly Asked Questions

Enduring Power of Attorney – Commonly Asked Questions

What is an Enduring Power of Attorney? An Enduring Power of Attorney is a legal document that allows you to appoint a specific individual or individuals to look after your personal, medical, and financial affairs in the event that you lose your mental capacity at some point the future. Is an Enduring Power of Attorney […]

Voluntary Transfer of a Site from Parent to Child

Transfer of a Site

We most commonly see the transfer of a site from a parent to a child, in a rural context. Typically, this is done “voluntarily” .i.e. no money or consideration is paid by the child to the parent. The site is transferred in return for “natural love and affection” the child bears for the parent. While, […]

Employment Contracts

What you need to know about Employment Contracts

One of the primary aims of employment law is to clearly set out the minimum standards by which an employer must treat an employee. As a broad generalisation, it is fair to say that employment law is drafted in favour of the employee, as it is drafted on the assumption that there is a power […]

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 […]

employee termination 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 […]

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