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New Fax Number 056 7772839

We’ve gone digital for out phones and fax!! Our new fax number is 056 7772839. Everything else stays the same.

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CRITICAL EMPLOYMENT LAW CHANGES FOR EMPLOYERS

There has been a recent case which has caused a massive change in Employment Law practice that all employers (and employees) should be aware of. Richard Grogan has written an excellent article about this change for HR professionals and lawyers, … Continue reading

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Beware of Facebook

It was due to happen at some stage in Ireland – it has been happening in jurisdictions overseas for a while – but the Irish Courts have now recognised that an acceptable form of “substituted service” can be via social … Continue reading

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Case Report – Personal Injury award

A recent case in the High Court set a level of damages for a car accident at €60,000 for pain and suffering and a further €30,000 for future pain and suffering. This struck me as quite high for a whiplash-type … Continue reading

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Challenging Facebook

How do you challenge Facebook if they refused to take down offending and illegal material? I am sure this is already a common problem for people and will only increase as social media and the internet invades our lives even … Continue reading

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De Facto Couples – Don’t Lose the Farm

The law changed in January this year to extend a new law governing De Facto partnerships, putting farm and property at risk when a De Facto couple breaks up. The Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Co-Habitants Act, … Continue reading

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Still some benefits for First Time Buyers

Even though the main benefit of exemption from stamp duty has been removed, there are still some tax benefits available for first time buyers. Simon Ball, Tax Consultant, wrote about this recently in the Irish Independent. The Government has recently … Continue reading

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Injunctions in Employment cases

In Employment Law, it is common to bring an application to the Employment Appeals Tribunal or Rights Commissioner if you are incorrectly dismissed. In some extreme cases an application for an injunction will be brought to the High Court. This … Continue reading

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New ‘Mortgage Mediator’ Service

Are you having problems with your mortgage? Bank putting pressure on you? Let us help you? Bass Solicitors has set up a “mortgage mediator” service for clients who need to approach their banks about mortgage repayments. We will help you … Continue reading

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Digital mapping of Ireland completed

The Property Registration Authority (PRA) has completed its Digital Mapping project. In August 2010 the final county to be digitized, Galway, went live. This brings to a conclusion a ten year programme of converting the national land register into digital … Continue reading

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