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Rebecca Conlon, consultant in the healthcare team at Hayes solicitors, examines the recent High Court decision in Anne Marie Clifford v Heath Service Executive & Kerry General Hospital. In December 2019 the High Court dismissed the claim of a Plaintiff who alleged a delay of 36 minutes in transf

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Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates explains the tax treatment of legal fees. The Revenue have issued a new update of part 07-01-28 on the tax treatment of legal fees. These were updated in January 2020.

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This week marks the 30th anniversary of the world’s largest unsolved art theft, in which 13 pieces worth around $500 million, including paintings by famous artists such as Rembrandt, Vermeer, Degas and Manet, were stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.

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Writing for Irish Legal News, barrister Andrew McKeown explores the provisions of the Irish Government's emergency coronavirus bill. The Government has published a Bill “to make exceptional provision, in the public interest and having regard to the manifest and grave risk to human life and pub

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Fiona Carroll of the Law Reform Commission explains the body's work to repeal obsolete pre-1922 legislation. When the State was founded, it inherited tens of thousands of pre-1922 legislation, both Acts and Statutory Instruments. Much of this law was obsolete but remained officially in force, and th

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Construction lawyer Georgina Wallace of Ronan Daly Jermyn gives an overview of the law relating to the right to light, recent case law in this area, and the implications of the right to light on developers. A right to light is a right which is enjoyed over neighbouring land which allows a landowner

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Jason O'Sullivan, solicitor and public affairs consultant at J.O.S Solicitors, offers a practical guide to Irish businesses on steps to take in preparation for the coronavirus crisis. “It will be like nothing in our living memory” was the dire warning delivered this week by Taoiseach Leo

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Joanne Hyde, partner and head of employment at Eversheds Sutherland, examines a recent Irish court ruling on Sunday work. The emergence of businesses like Deliveroo, Buymie, and Uber Eats in the Irish market has created the so-called “gig economy” where individuals are engaged as self-em

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The safekeeping of digital assets by professional custodians remains uncertain territory. Scottish solicitor Benjamin Bestgen provides an overview. With the increasing popularity of digital assets, parties interested in buying, holding and trading them face a common problem: how can assets like cryp

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Curran spent many years defending United Irishmen who faced capital charges, the most famous of which were William Orr, Napper Tandy, and Wolfe Tone. His defence of Oliver Bond on the 23rd of July 1798 “was considered by the bar as the most powerful of his efforts upon the state trials of this

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Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates looks at an employment issue of particular significance as coronavirus fears grip Ireland. The issue of unfair dismissal claims where there has been a failure to follow health and safety rules arose in the case of Keelings Lo

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