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Accidents at work – a note on Irish Law from Holland Condon Solicitors Kilkenny

An Employer owes his staff a very high duty to keep them from harm and to ensure they are protected whilst working for them.Your employer is required by law to ensure the health and safety of all workers and to … Continue reading

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New occupiers of rated properties – an update on Irish Law from Kilkenny Solicitors Holland Condon

The owner of a property is now obliged to advise the local rates office of any change in occupation of a rated commercial property, e.g. sale, new lease. They have 14 days to inform the local authority. This law was … Continue reading

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Annual Taxes payable on Homes in Ireland 2014 – from a law firm based in Kilkenny Holland Condon

Recently, we have received a number of queries asking if NPPR tax is payable for this year(i.e. 2014). Consequently, we have decided to recap on the current state of play. NPPR TAX – this tax is payable in respect of … Continue reading

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Do I need a solicitor to make an injury claim ? – an opinion from Kilkenny Solicitors Holland Condon

The straight answer to the question is no you don’t need to use a solicitor to make an injury claim. You can make the compensation claim yourself. In fact, the Irish Government policy is to encourage people not to use … Continue reading

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English Land Registry prepares to go paperless !! – an update on legal news from Holland Condon Solicitors in Kilkenny

From Monday 30 June,2014, the English Land Registry will no longer require original documents to be sent when you apply to change the register of a registered property by post or through an electronic channel. Instead, Land Registry only need … Continue reading

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Paying Inheritance and/or Gift tax in 2014 – a legal news briefing from Kilkenny solicitors Holland Condon

Extension of deadline for payment of CAT online The Revenue Commissioners issued eBrief 30 on 24 April which confirmed that the pay and file deadline for CAT, where the valuation date arises on or before 31 August 2014, has been … Continue reading

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My child has been injured, can they make an injury compensation claim – a legal advice note from Kilkenny Solicitors Holland Condon

CHILDREN AND INJURY CLAIMS A child, who has had an accident, cannot make a claim on their own behalf until the age of 18 years, but an adult can make a claim on that child’s behalf. This adult is known … Continue reading

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Do you know what the current average injury compensation award is in Ireland ? – a commentary on law from Kilkenny Solicitors Holland Condon

Over the last few days, we’ve been looking at various Irish websites that promote injury claim compensation services. Some of these firms have indicated average figures for injury claims. For instance, one site states= “In Ireland, it would appear that … Continue reading

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Solicitors can now attend Garda interviews with detainees – a legal news update from Kilkenny based solicitor firm of Holland Condon

On 8th May, 2014, The Department of Justice and Equality informed the Law Society that the Director of Public Prosecutions has very recently issued a direction to the Garda Síochána about the attendance of solicitors during interviews in garda stations. … Continue reading

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Insurance company going bust – implications for claimants in injury claims – an advice note from Holland Condon Solicitors Kilkenny

On 16 April 2014, Setanta Insurance Ireland Limited (Setanta) announced that they were surrendering their Insurance Business Licence to the Malta Financial Services Authority and ceasing business with immediate effect. It is noted that a Maltese liquidator has been appointed … Continue reading

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