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Are Two Solicitors Needed to Transfer Property?

By jasinnottadmin Monday, 8th June 2015 | 0 comments
Filed under: Buying/Selling Property.
In January 2013, the Conveyancing Conflicts Task Force Regulation was introduced.  This regulation prohibits the same solicitor, or two solicitors from the same firm, from acting for both the seller and the buyer, or transferor and transferee, in property transactions.

The Irish Law Awards

By jasinnottadmin Friday, 10th April 2015 | 0 comments
Filed under: JAS News.
The AIB Private Banking Irish Law Awards takes place on April 30th and we are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted as finalists in two categories:

Personal Insolvency

By jasinnottadmin Tuesday, 7th April 2015 | 0 comments
Filed under: Personal Finance.
Today in Ireland, there are 30,000 homes in danger of repossession.  Whilst Government action is being discussed, it is obvious that this is action is of utmost importance to deal with this serious situation and to assist these 30,000 homeowners. 

Best Will in the World Week 2014

By jasinnottadmin Friday, 10th October 2014 | 0 comments
Filed under: Wills and Probate.
We are delighted to work with ‘My Legacy’ which is a coalition of almost 80 Irish charities working together to promote the power of legacy giving.  ‘My Legacy’ highlights the fact that leaving a gift in a Will to a charity is a simple and fulfilling experience that anyone can do.  Ireland lags greatly  behind the UK in what charities earn from legacies, with only 6% of income coming from legacies, compared to 40% in the UK.

Suspects in Garda Custody Now Permitted to have a Solicitor Present during Interviews

By jasinnottadmin Wednesday, 27th August 2014 | 0 comments
Filed under: Criminal Law.
In May of this year, the Director of Public Prosecutions issued a direction to the Gardaí that if a suspect in Garda custody requests their solicitor to be present, then this request should be granted.  The Department of Justice and Equality informed the Law Society, the ruling body for solicitors, that solicitors may now advise clients in person during Garda interviews.

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