New rules on drink-driving took effect from midnight last Thursday which will automatically disqualify any motorists who are found to have consumed alcohol.
29th October – 4th November
Many valuable lessons for business owners can be taken from the case below that appeared before the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) recently. At John A Sinnott Solicitors, we always stress to business owners the importance of having procedures in place, communicating these procedures and documenting everything.
We are currently recruiting for an experienced legal secretary. Read the details here.
At John A. Sinnott and Co. Solicitors, we act for property owners and tenants. Always, our most important piece of advice for both parties is to:
Do you need to use a trailer for your work or farm? The laws regarding what you can tow depend on the towing capacity of your vehicle, the load-carrying capacity of the trailer and the type of licence you hold.
The Supreme Court recently heard a case, which according to the Judge involved, ‘will set the benchmark for workplace bullying going forward.’ In essence, the outcome of this case was the establishment of a higher threshold which needs to be met in order to define workplace bullying.
Many people choose to live together in relationships without getting married or entereing into civil partnerships. But what happens when these relationships end - either by death of one person or by choosing to separate. Do people have the same rights as married people?
Our office in Enniscorthy will close at 4pm on Thursday, 21st of December and reopen at 9am on Thursday, 4th of January.
In 2016, there was a total of 20,997 new companies registered and it is projected that 2017 registrations will top that.
Again this year, we were successful in achieving an exceptional overall rating of 99% in our annual audit by The Institue of Legal Research and Standards. We excelled in all areas of the rigorous audit and so were awarded a Gold Q6000 Certificate.
Many Irish mortgage holders are in long-term arrears. It has been well reported too, that coming to an arrangement with the lender can seem like an impossible task. Often, the debt is sold by the bank to investment fund companies who purchase the debt as part of a portfolio of loans. This brings its own complications. However, a recent case before the High Court has brought about a certain amount of reform in this area.
We are currently recruiting a Legal Secretary with experience in Wills and Probate to join us in our Enniscorthy based practice for a 3 month contract. This role will offer challenging, interesting and rewarding work in a progressive environment. This role requires an immediate start.
We are delighted once again, to participate in ‘My Legacy Week’ from 30th October to 4th November. My Legacy is an umbrella group of over 50 Irish charities who work together to highlight the importance of having a will and asks people to remember a charity they care about, once all other important personal decisions have been made.
A recent survey by Royal London has found that 70% of Irish People have no will.