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Consumer Law – a commentary on legal matters affecting Irish Society from Solicitors based in Kilkenny

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

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

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

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 ATI student “

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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Delays in Probate Office Dublin – a newsbriefing on Irish Legal issues from Holland Condon

On 15th September, 2014, the main Probate Office for Ireland, issued the following release = “Current delays in the Dublin Probate Office To enable Dublin Probate staff reduce the current 16 week waiting period for a grant of representation to … Continue reading

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UK conveyancing system moves closer to being all online – an update on legal matters from Kilkenny Solicitors Holland Condon

The English Law Society announced on Friday 10th October, 2014 that a comprehensive new home conveyancing portal offering an efficient, secure and transparent way of managing the conveyancing process has entered the final stages of development and is scheduled to … Continue reading

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UK Solicitors Regulation Authority steps up its work on money laundering ; lessons for Ireland’s Law Society – a briefing on legal news from Kilkenny Lawyers Holland Condon

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) in the UK  is stepping up its efforts to ensure solicitors firms do not become embroiled in money laundering activity and are compliant with the various regulations and legislation associated with anti money laundering compliance. … Continue reading

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UN Human Rights Committee review of Ireland – news on Irish legal matters from Holland Condon Solicitors Kilkenny

The review of Ireland’s fourth periodic report on its implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) took place before the UN Human Rights Committee in July 2014 in Geneva. The Committee’s ‘Concluding Observations’ on Ireland were … Continue reading

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