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29 Jun, 2017

June Legal News

E-Briefings- June 2017 Edition In this issue:Employers Alert- Changes to disciplinary procedures High Court clarifies the rules of priority for registered charges Employees get second bit...
27 Jun, 2017
England and Wales Law

Proposed New UK Register for O...

The UK government is planning to create a new register of beneficial ownership information for overseas legal entities which:-Own property in the UK; Intend to acquire property in the UK; or ...
21 Jun, 2017
Nicola Walsh Solicitor

New Head of Property Appointed

Lavelle Solicitors is pleased to announce the appointment of Nicola Walsh as Head of Property.  This senior appointment is part of the Firm’s continued growth in 2017 and Lavelle Solicitors’ comm...
8 Jun, 2017

Beneficial Ownership Register

 Article 30(1) of the Fourth Money Laundering Directive came into operation in Ireland on the 15 November 2016 under the EU (Anti-Money Laundering: Beneficial Ownership of Corporate Entities)...
6 Jun, 2017

Government to call time on zer...

The issue of employees employed on 'zero contracts' or low hour contracts has recently been in the spotlight. The Government has approved draft legislation which if implemented would prohibit this pra...
1 Jun, 2017

Unfair terms in consumer contr...

There is a positive duty on Irish Courts to identify if a term in a consumer contract is unfair and thereby contrary to the Unfair Contract Terms Directive 93/13/EEC (The Directive). The Directive app...
31 May, 2017

May Legal News

E-Briefings- May 2017 Edition In this issue:Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts – and the impact on Lending Institutions Government to call time on zero hour contracts Beneficial Owners...
10 May, 2017

Enduring Power of Attorney

Power of Attorney v Enduring Power of Attorney A Power of Attorney is a legal document created by a person (the Donor) giving authority to another individual (Attorney) to act on their behalf.  A g...
2 May, 2017

Increased obligations for data...

IntroductionThe new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force across the EU on the 25th May 2018. Under this new Regulation, data processors will be subject to more stringent ...
2 May, 2017
Commercial Contracts

Mediated dispute resolution ge...

The Government published the long awaited Mediation Bill 2017 in February of this year. For the first time, if the Bill is passed, there will be a statutory obligation that parties engaged in litigati...
28 Apr, 2017

April Legal News

E-Briefings- April 2017 Edition In this issue:Delay leads to denial in defamation case Mediated dispute resolution gets statutory backing Increased Obligations for Data Processors Lav...
25 Apr, 2017

Delay leads to denial in defam...

"Justice delayed is justice denied" is a legal maxim. It means that if legal redress is available for a party that has suffered some injury, but it is not forthcoming in a timely fashion, it is effect...