AREAS OF PRACTICE
Banking law, Bankruptcy, Corporate, Defamation, Dispute Resolution, Employment Law,
Medical/Clinical Negligence, Personal Injury, Personal Insolvency, Property, Restructuring and Insolvency, Wills and Probate
Our clients include financial institutions, international investment funds and private clients. We have significant experience in preparing security documentation pertaining to new lending, in addition to advising on all elements of enforcement strategies associated with defaulting facilities. A very active area at present with the transferring of loan books occurring between institutions, Brexit-related activity and positive signs in the economy resulting in an increase of new lending from financial institutions.
BANKRUPTCY, Mortgage Arrears AND PERSONAL INSOLVENCY
We have vast experience representing private clients in personal insolvency and bankruptcy matters having recently obtained significant High Court judgments in this area.
We possess specific expertise in the review of Personal Insolvency Arrangements (“PIAs”) and assisting Personal Insolvency Practitioners in the appeals process pursuant to Section 115A of the Personal Insolvency Act 2012 - 2015. We have successfully overturned applications rejected by creditors resulting in the approval of favourable arrangements for clients.
Our firm is an approved firm under the Abhaile Solicitor Panel. For more information visit:(https://www.legalaidboard.ie/en/lawyers-and-experts/legal-professionals-in-civil-cases/abhaile/)
Our clients include corporate entities, start-ups, SMEs and private clients. We have established links with domestic companies, all of whom require complex corporate advice for their day-to-day running. Advices can include shareholder agreements, share options, franchise agreements, supply agreements and licensing of intellectual property. Significant experience in the field of corporate restructuring and implementing investment arrangements on behalf of private equity investors. We provide company secretarial advices to SMEs, including company restoration and extension of time for filing of annual return applications.
We act on behalf of multiple international insurance bodies and underwriters in the defence of defamation matters. Exceptional experience in minimising the impact of defamation claims levelled against clients to include one of Ireland’s largest security firms. Detailed knowledge of the Defamation Act 2009 applied in the full hearing or timely adjudication of matters.
In addition, we act for plaintiff, private clients in the prosecution of defamation claims. In applying our diverse industry experience, we achieve the most favourable settlements and awards obtainable in the circumstances.
Our team have successfully litigated in the Commercial, High, Circuit and District Courts. We are experts in domestic and international arbitration, adjudication and proceedings.
We have experience in advising on banking, construction, commercial, financial, insurance, professional, property and shareholder disputes. Our clients include financial institutions, international investment funds and private clients. We apply our commercial experience to ensure the client’s objectives are met in a timely and cost effective manner.
Consistently representing private clients and corporate entities in contentious disputes arising in the area of unfair dismissals, equality claims, bullying, harassment cases and complaints to the Workplace Relations Commission/Labour Court. We have experience in advising employers and employees on dismissals, redundancies, drafting and reviewing employment contracts, consultancy agreements and general employment issues.
We have an exceptional pedigree in processing claims to ensure that the maximum value is achieved by the individual and adequate compensation obtained. We work with industry experts to secure the best possible award for you while making the process as streamlined as possible.
Our areas of expertise include; birth defects, cerebral palsy, general injury, loss of quality of life, or in some cases leading to death, medical malpractice and medical misdiagnosis.
We act on behalf of multiple international insurance bodies and underwriters in the defence of personal injury matters to include, assault and false imprisonment. We thoroughly investigate the factual background to include a forensic review of any available CCTV footage at the outset of each claim. Exceptional experience in minimising the impact of personal injury claims levelled against clients to include one of Ireland’s largest security firms.
In addition, we act for plaintiff, private clients in the prosecution of personal injury claims. In applying our diverse industry experience, we achieve the most favourable settlements and awards obtainable in the circumstances. Our expertise extends to road traffic accidents, accidents at work, public liability claims and occupier liability claims. It is necessary for clients to be taken through the formal requirements pertaining to applications to the Personal Injuries Assessment Board. We possess excellent negotiating experience and procedural knowledge in this field.
Our clients include financial institutions and private clients. There exists an increase in residential conveyancing due to an upturn in the economy. Additionally, with the Government actively seeking to address the shortage in supply of housing currently being experienced in Dublin, we expect further activity in this area. We act for financial institutions actively seeking to monetize their loan books.
We have substantial experience in commercial conveyancing matters while acting for high net worth private clients and insolvency practitioners in the context of examinerships, liquidations and receiverships.
RESTRUCTURING and INSOLVENCY
We are a leading domestic advisor in the areas of examinerships and liquidations, having acted in some of the country’s most high-profile matters in recent times. Our clients include, accountants, financial institutions, investors, private clients and the Revenue Commissioners. We have extensive experience in receiverships, bankruptcy, director and shareholder responsibilities and general corporate governance matters.
We actively advise insolvency practitioners appointed to companies in construction, retail, security, bars and nightclubs ensuring the best commercial result is achieved at all times. In addition, we advise private clients seeking investment opportunities or a method of restructuring corporate debt.
WILLS AND PROBATE
We act for private clients, executors, trustees and beneficiaries. We have experience in carrying out probate and dealing with disputes arising in relation to the administration of estates or trusts. Our expertise extends to, issuing court proceedings or defending actions against executors in relation to the administration of estates, challenging a will for lack of capacity and undue influence.