May 12, 2020

Woman who fell wins against Dunnes Stores court appeal

12th May 2020 An elderly woman will hold onto her €102,000 award after Dunnes Stores lost its appeal over a finding its negligence lead to her falling and suffering serious hip injuries while shopping in its store in Cork’s Bishopstown shopping centre. Rose Desmond was awarded the injury compensation by […]
May 7, 2020

Commercial evictions during Covid 19 for rent non-payment

6th May, 2020 Dublin solicitors’ firm Sherwin O’Riordan has secured a High Court injunction for a furniture business preventing its eviction from its premises. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the company was threatened with eviction after it was unable to pay its rent this month. Not permissible The company argued […]
May 5, 2020

71% of Solicitor Firms to close

5th May, 2020 Small law firms are playing a crucial role in providing advice to vulnerable people struggling with stressful legal issues during these difficult times – yet cash flow pressures and reduced fee income has put many at risk of collapse, the Law Society of England and Wales has […]
April 29, 2020

Online Court hearings

29th April, 2020 The various courts have been conducting mock hearings online to try to get the Court system back up and running. Last week, the Supreme Court issued guidelines on how cases will be conducted in the era of remote working :- Guidance for Participants at Remote Supreme Court […]