Debt and Asset Recovery

21 Aug, 2017
Four courts

Issac Wunder Order- High Court...

An Isaac Wunder Order restricts the ability of a repeat litigant, found to be vexatious by the Court, from issuing further proceedings, without obtaining leave of the Court to do so. Due to the effect...
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...
7 Feb, 2017

European Account Preservation ...

On the 18th of January 2017, the European Account Preservation Order (hereinafter referred to as the EAPO) was established by EU Regulation 655/2014. The EAPO is a protective measure which facilitates...
13 Jan, 2016
Banking and Financial Services

New Central Bank Regulations f...

On 18 December 2015, the Central Bank published new regulations for firms lending to SMEs, with which regulated lenders (apart from credit unions) must comply from 1 July 2016.  Credit Unions must co...
5 Nov, 2014

Lavelle Sponsors the Real Esta...

The 15th annual Real Estate Opportunity and Private Fund Investing Forum took place in London on 3-4th November 2014.The event is part of the Information Management Network's industry series of gl...
12 Jun, 2014

The Credit Reporting Act 2013

Click here to read "the Credit Reporting Act 2013", an article featured in this months IICM Digital Magazine which was contributed to by Gráinne Dever, Partner.
22 Apr, 2014
Four courts

High Court clarifies the Maste...

In recent times the Master of the High Court, has in summary cases interpreted the Rules of the Superior Court as providing him with a jurisdiction to strike out proceedings where the Plaintiff is on ...
27 Feb, 2014

Government under pressure to p...

Last week, Fianna Fáil published the Protection of Residential Mortgage Account Holders Bill 2014("the Bill"). The Bill relates to the forthcoming sale of 13,000 IBRC mortgages (formerly INBS). The o...
20 Nov, 2013

Why the Code of Conduct on Mor...

The Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) recently published its latest residential mortgage arrears and repossession figures, which unfortunately revealed that arrears have significantly grown since 2009. ...
2 Sep, 2013

IICM Credit Convention 2013

We are delighted to announce that we are one of the sponsors of the Irish Institute of Credit Management's (IICM) Convention in the Aviva Stadium on 12th September 2013. The event will provide updates...
24 Jun, 2013

New Code of Conduct on Mortgag...

Recent developments in the Commercial Litigation and Insolvency world indicate that action is imminent that will seek to address the growing mortgage arrears crisis in Ireland.  In recent times, the ...