Entries by Deirdre Farrell

WHAT TO BRING TO YOUR FIRST MEETING WITH YOUR SOLICITOR

EMPLOYMENT LAW  CLAIMS FOR UNFAIR DISMISSAL OR REDUNDANCY WHAT TO BRING TO YOUR FIRST MEETING WITH YOUR SOLICITOR Employees who have been dismissed may require legal advice as to whether or not grounds exist to support a claim against their previous employer under unfair dismissal, equality or legislation applicable to their circumstances. It is important […]

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ARE YOU A NON RESIDENT THINKING OF BUYING PROPERTY IN IRELAND? – HERE IS WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

There are no restrictions on foreign nationals buying property in Ireland. This means that both EU/ EEA and non-EU/ non-EEA nationals can purchase property here without limitation. Owning residential property in Ireland does not entitle the owner to a right of residence here. Residence and/ or the right to remain in Ireland are treated separately […]

Shareholders Agreements – The Fundamentals (Infographic)

What is a shareholders’ agreement? A shareholders’ agreement is an agreement between shareholders and sometimes the company. The basic concept of a shareholders’ agreement is to set out certain aspects of how the company is to be governed and operated and to provide for respective rights and obligations of shareholders as between each other. The […]

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Legal Speak

LEGAL SPEAK   “FLOATING CHARGE”                     Does not involve water, cavalry advances or sea horses.  It is a type of mortgage which does not attach to any specific property until the happening of a certain condition or event.   At that stage, the charge is said to “crystallise”.   “CAVEAT EMPTOR” Literally means let the buyer beware.  […]

Sharon Scally, Chairman of Sandyford Business Improvement District comments on Proposed new Tech Giant Tenant in Sandyford

Google is set to expand its Irish operations further with a planned move to offices in Sandyford Business District (SBD) in south Co Dublin. Google will be neighbours with other multi-national tech companies such as Microsoft, Vodafone, Salesforce and indigenous rising star Cubic Telecom. SBD has 1,000 companies and a highly-skilled and talented workforce of […]

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Record Damages for Discrimination and Gender Pay Gap

female army Captain, who served in the army for 9 years was awarded record damages for discrimination when all of her Captain colleagues (who were male) were promoted to Commandant after 9 years in accordance with the Defence Forces Regulations when she was on maternity-leave. The Captain first applied to the High Court to judicially […]

Commercial Leases – Essential Questions For A Prospective Tenant

A commercial lease can be an extremely onerous contract and expert legal advice is essential from the negotiation stage through to the point of signing the original lease and related documents. We have highlighted below in the form of strategic questions some of the major issues upon which we advise our commercial clients.  These issues […]

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