Office News – Holland Condon Solicitors Kilkenny

February 12, 2020

Computers to replace solicitors

13th February, 2020 A contest between artificial intelligence robots and US lawyers saw the bots beat the briefs hands down. The English Sunday Times magazine (published in late 2019) reports that five experienced US lawyers went head-to-head against AI bots designed to read contracts. The goal was to see who was […]
September 26, 2019

Kilkenny solicitor firms merge – Two becomes One as the Spice girls sang

26th September, 2019 All of us here at Holland Condon wish our Kilkenny colleagues the very best in their new venture together :- Kilkenny firm Poe Kiely Hogan Lanigan Solicitors has announced a merger with M.J. Crotty & Son Solicitors with effect from next week. The development will see Martin J. Crotty join Poe Kiely Hogan […]
February 5, 2019

Increasing number of solicitors reflects growing Irish economy

The Law Society of Ireland reports this week that there were 10,972 solicitors with practising certificates (PCs) on 31 December 2018 – an increase of 511 (or 4.8%) over the 10,461 PC holders on the same date in 2017. This 4.8% year-on-year increase in the total number of PC figures contrasted favourably with […]
July 27, 2018

Solicitors to publish prices for their services

The Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) has recently published rules requiring UK solicitors to publish their prices. On 14 June 2018 the SRA announced the outcome of its consultation “Looking to the future: Better information, more choice”, which took place in late 2017. The SRA has decided to proceed with many […]