July 11, 2017

Car Finance – the personal contract plan (PCP) to buy a car

According to today’s Irish Times, it’s estimated that about 30% of all new cars are financed by a PCP Contract. Amazingly, this whole area is unregulated so buyers need to be very wary. Many car dealers are now offering finance in the form of a Personal Contract Plan (PCP) to […]
July 6, 2017

Making a claim for injuries – what information do I bring to the solicitor

At our initial meeting or initial telephone call, we don’t need you to bring any information. Obviously, photographs, names of parties are helpful but not essential. We first have to assess how likely it is for you to recover compensation for your injuries. When we are preparing a claim to […]
June 27, 2017

Ulster Bank creates hassle for property transactions – June 2017

The Irish Law Society recently reports some issues that Ulster Bank are creating for customers and their solicitors. Their actions are viewed as being outside normal conveyancing practice. In property purchases, Ulster Bank has introduced a requirement by way of a loan condition that second-hand dwellings built in the 10 […]
June 20, 2017

Irish Supreme Court makes landmark judgment on Legal Costs – June 2017

The Supreme Court gave a landmark decision on legal costs on 15 June 2017. As a result of the Supreme Court decision in the case of Isabelle Sheehan (A Minor) v David Corr, key principles of the legal costs system have been re-established. An earlier decision of the Court of […]