March 27, 2018

Online property auctions are RISKY

The Conveyancing Committee of the Irish Law Society has been made aware by practitioners that some of their clients have “signed” contracts online for the purchase of property before seeking legal advice. Complaints arising from online auctions Some clients were also threatened with forfeiture of their deposit monies when it […]
March 7, 2018

Brexit poses risks to human rights and equality as well as economic dangers

Michael Farrell warns of the risks posed to human rights and the peace process by Brexit. Most of the discussion regarding Brexit’s impact on Ireland – north and south – has focused on economic issues, trade, and agriculture. But civil society groups believe that human rights and equality provisions are […]
March 5, 2018

English Law Society warns on hard Brexit

Leaving the EU without a period of transition would damage the UK economy and the rights of its citizens, the Law Society of England and Wales warned last week as it pointed out a customs union would do nothing to protect the UK’s valuable services sector. “A customs union is […]
February 27, 2018

Who will you sue if you’re injured – maybe it’s more than one

In most cases, it will be obvious, who you will claim from. Put simply, it’s the person who is to blame for the accident and who caused it. However, in some cases there may be other parties whom you may not have considered and who should be sued. For example, […]