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Law of Agency – law notes for legal and accounting students from Holland Condon Solicitors Kilkenny

(this Contract Law too) * Definition = an agent is a person (“agent”) who is “employed” by another (“principal”)  to bring that other person into contractual relations with a third party e.g. estate agent, travel agent. P (principal) enters a … Continue reading

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Business Leases – Contracting out of business equity rights – a note on Irish legal matters

Landlords and Tenants alike must feel their prayers were answered with Section 47 of the Civil law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2008 ( which we will call from now on the “2008 Act”). Section 4 of the1994 Act was amended by … Continue reading

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Employment Law – law notes for legal and accounting students from Holland Condon solicitors

Civil side (as opposed to criminal) part of contract law ~ Governs relationship between employers and employees.  The parties have a contract of employment.  Law in this area comes from common law, and, mainly, from statute/ EU law.  Focus is … Continue reading

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The impact of the Irish Legal Profession on Ireland and its economy – a note on law related matters from Kilkenny Solicitor firm

The Irish Law Society, recently commissioned an independent survey by leading Irish economic consultancy firm Fitzpatrick Associates, analysing both the impact of the downturn on the solicitors’ profession and the sector’s contribution to the wider Irish economy. The report details … Continue reading

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Consumer Law – law notes for legal and accounting students from Holland Condon solicitors

An area of Contract Law Designed to protect consumers from misleading advertisements, faulty products and services, and to provide injured parties in a “Consumer” contract with remedies. ~ most rights are “implied terms” into contracts as laid down by custom, … Continue reading

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Discharge of Contract – law notes for legal and accounting students from Holland Condon solicitors

Discharge of Contract = Contract is at an end; rights & obligations of parties terminated/cancelled/discharged 6 ways.  Discharge by Performance = if parties do exactly & precisely their terms = contract extinguished e.g. Cutter v Powell. If a party does … Continue reading

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Law of Contract – law notes for legal and accounting students from Holland Condon solicitors

This is the civil side of our law. Main Sources = Common law, Statute & EU law Definition = Legally binding agreement Freely entered by 2 people Giving rights and obligation on both sides Breach allows injured person to sue … Continue reading

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The Irish Legal System – law notes for legal and accounting students from Holland Condon solicitors

SOURCES OF IRISH LAW =  Irish Constitution 1937; Legislation (Primary & Secondary Legislation); E.U. Law; Case Law (known as judicial precedent);   ~ Irish Constitution 1937 Bunreacht na hEireann; 50 Articles in it; Primary source of Law in Ireland; Higher … Continue reading

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” A day in the life of an a student ” – law notes for legal and accounting students from Holland Condon solicitors

LAW    AFFECTS    YOU    EVERY DAY                                                                       … Continue reading

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Transfer of sites to children and relations – stamp duty relief ends this year – an update on Irish legal matters from Kilkenny based solicitors

If you are thinking of transferring a site or land to a son or daughter, remember, if you do it before 31st December 2014,  your child can avail of consanguinity relief to the tune of reducing the stamp duty bill … Continue reading

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