Start Up Companies!

Start Up Companies!

Starting up a business can be daunting. As such, it is essential to surround yourself with trusted and experienced advisors. Self-employment can be exceptionally rewarding but can bring its own pressures with particular constraints on cash flow in the early days. We at Brady Kilroy fully appreciate the challenges faced by you and are well positioned to guide you through the difficult early days and help your business grow to profitability. We have a passion for driving commercial activity and our aim is to make your life as stress free as possible.

Personal Insolvency - Section 115A Personal Insolvency Act 2012 - 2015 (the “Act”), Key Provisions and Important Case Law

Personal Insolvency - Section 115A Personal Insolvency Act 2012 - 2015 (the “Act”), Key Provisions and Important Case Law

Section 115A of the Act affords debtors an opportunity to have PIAs, rejected by creditors, reviewed by the Court under certain circumstances. This provision limits the extent to which a creditor can veto a PIA and offers additional hope to debtors wishing to secure a debt write down under an approved arrangement resulting in their likely retention of the family home.

Property – Compensation, Acquisition of Land

Property – Compensation, Acquisition of Land

The Electricity Supply Board was required to pay compensation where it exercised statutory powers to place electricity lines on private property. Under the Acquisition of Land (Assessment of Compensation) Act 1919, a property arbitrator set the level of compensation where there was no agreement. There appeared to be a lack of consistency between the arbitrators in respect of the validity of unconditional offers, and orders were now sought to require the arbitrators in the instant cases to state cases.

Contributory Negligence in Personal Injury claims

Contributory Negligence in Personal Injury claims

The plaintiff, Mr McWhinney, was a maintenance fitter. In July 2013 he was contracted by the Cork City Fire Station on Anglesea Street. On 22nd July, 2013, while carrying out repairs to the shutter of one of the fire trucks operating from the station, he sustained a serious injury to his left wrist. His personal injuries action was heard by the High Court (Barniville J) on 9th and 10th July, 2018.