Life after Covid-19, from the perspective of a trainee solicitor in 2021 – 23 July 2021

The devastation which the coronavirus pandemic has caused Ireland and its people as a nation is likely to be felt for many years to come. Legal firms have been severely impacted and have had to show flexibility, ingenuity, and a great degree of resilience in overcoming the many challenges to date.

Tackling the scourge of fake ads – 23 July 2021

The internet has facilitated a new type of crime by providing tools for fraudsters to create websites that are used as vehicles for the publication of fake ads (“advertorials”.) The ads are designed as news articles promoting bogus financial investment schemes which give the false impression that they are endorsed by well-known individuals.

Registration of Easements and Profits a Pendre – 15 June 2021

Registration of Easements and Profits a Prendre – The Dead-Line is Approaching
The enactment of the Land Reform and Conveyancing Act 2009 (“the 2009 Act”) substantially reformed the way in which Easements and Profit a Prendre may be registered under Irish Law.

Remote Witnessing of Affidavits – 1 June 2021

Until recently Affidavits could only be witnessed in the physical presence of an appropriate officer, most commonly a solicitor or a Commissioner for Oaths (for the purposes of this update, we refer to the appropriate officer as a solicitor).

Key Considerations in Responding to Auditors’ Queries

Recent Developments in Employment Law

Recent Developments in Employment Law in Ireland as of June 2021.

It’s been a fascinating time in terms of new developments in Irish employment law, throughout Covid and generally. Here we will look at three of the most interesting and significant developments: