February 14, 2017

More solicitors in Ireland than ever before !

The Law Society of Ireland has announced that, for the first time ever, over 10,000 practising certificates were issued to solicitors last year. “At the end of 2016, there were 10,098 practising certificate (PC) holders. This is a 4% increase on the 9,707 PC holders at the end of 2015,” […]
February 8, 2017

Had an accident – what solicitor should I employ ?

If your local or previous solicitor specialises in personal injury claims, then, she may well be the solicitor for you. But what if they’re not?  Well, you have choices and you don’t have to limit your choice by your own location or to someone you may have dealt with in the past on […]
January 25, 2017

Support Rural Communities in Ireland

Commenting on the Government’s action plan to support rural communities, John Hurley, Chief Executive of Kilkenny Chamber of Commerce said, “The ‘Realising our Rural Potential’ Plan is an important indication of Government commitment to supporting rural communities and the rural economy across Ireland. Kilkenny Chamber robustly supports the vitality and […]
January 11, 2017

Buying a new house in an estate – contractual complexities

It is common practice in Ireland for a purchaser, buying a new house in an estate, to sign 2 contracts. One to buy the site and another to employ the builder to build the house. The standard agreements have many pitfalls, and there is a need for one sensible agreement […]