Delay can be fatal to your case

An interesting decision was handed down by Mr. Justice Barrett on the 28th February 2016 recently which dealt with the issue of delay. In the case of Ann Vernon versus AIBP Limited, the Plaintiff had sued the Defendant for...

Continue reading →

APPLICATION FOR TRADEMARKS

A trademark is the means by which a business identifies its services and/or its goods, and how it protects its unique way of presenting its goods and services from other businesses. Examples of Irish trademarks include, Tayto, Kerrygold, DCC,...

Continue reading →

Hearsay in Creditor Claims: Clarity at Last?

Jack Tchrakian has very kindly contributed another article for our blog: For generations, the practice of creditors in seeking judgment against their debtors has been, in the case of large institutional creditors, to have a single witness give evidence as...

Continue reading →

Jack Tchrakian BL, an introduction

Further to our blog post yesterday, I thought I'd introduce you to Jack Tchrakian, one of the highly qualified barristers with whom we work closely Profile: Jack Tchrakian BL After completing his Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) degree in Trinity College, Dublin...

Continue reading →

Negligent Advise: What about Market Loss?

We work with the best barristers in the Law Library, and occasionally they share their knowledge with us by way of academic publication, herewith a recent article by Jack Tchrakian BL on Market Loss. Negligent Advise: What about Market Loss? One...

Continue reading →

Fraud in small businesses

Small businesses in these current difficult times are particularly vulnerable should their employees decide to be less than honest. Small business owners know that it takes a considerable amount of work to build a successful business and to...

Continue reading →

Watch your language

I came across an interesting article recently that made me think about how us lawyers use words and how normal use words. A wrong word can mean the difference between a happy customer and a law suit. Some of...

Continue reading →

Managing risk in your business

I attended a very good talk on Risk Management by Colin Taylor at the last Law Society Conference in Cork. Colin Taylor is the head of the Risk Management Services of Prime Risk Solutions and while very entertaining...

Continue reading →

Paying staff during layoffs

Heretofore, the position was governed by a case called John Lawe-v-Irish County Meats Limited, which was a Circuit Court decision of Mr. Justice White. It allowed lay-off without wages in limited circumstances, provided there was a contractual clause in...

Continue reading →

How to help your Lawyer save you money

Note taking. I’ll say it again, note taking. I really can’t emphasise it enough the importance of taking proper notes. A client came to see me last week about a deal that he was engaged in, and a contract which...

Continue reading →