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Residential Tenancies Board publish Guidelines to clarify "substantial change" as grounds for Termination of a Part 4 Tenancy.

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The perceived legislative “loophole” in respect of termination on foot of substantial changes to private rented accommodation has been the subject of considerable media attention.

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Employee Share Ownership Schemes – the Pros and Cons

Employee share ownership schemes have been the subject of increased attention in Ireland recently, with the country’s very first Employee Share Ownership Day taking in place in Dublin in June.

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Recent Transaction – Complex Medical Negligence Action

Sherwin O’Riordan represented a Plaintiff in a complex medical negligence action in 2016; Thomas Hill-v- Health Service Executive [2016] IEHC 746. The Plaintiff was successful in his negligence claim against the HSE for significant disability caused by the accidental tear of his ureter while removing a kidney stone in 1998. Through dedication and diligence Sherwin O’ Riordan’s litigation team delivered an effective and successful case that ultimately resulted in considerable damages being awarded to our client. The judge acknowledged that the ongoing chronic pain and psychological problems Mr. Hill continues to suffer entitled him to substantial damages. The Plaintiff was awarded €701,000, which included over €400,000 for lost earning to date and in the future, in addition to €250,000 general damages. This was a landmark case representing the epitome of legal and medical complexity and we were happy to be able to litigate this case successfully for the Plaintiff.

Elaine McNally, senior associate in the firm advised Mr. Hill.

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Register your interest, NOW! – Order worth over €438,876 refused for lack of priority

If you were given an interest in the property of someone else - for example you loan someone money in exchange for a charge over their land - you must make sure your interest is registered over their property as soon as possible. If you don’t, you risk being left without any security or recourse against the borrower.

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Hints and Tips for Managing the Christmas Party!

 ’Tis the season, and plans or discussions of Office Christmas Parties are likely in full swing! But you don’t want your Office Christmas Party to cause you workplace headaches. To that end, our employment law specialists provide some tips for employers on how have a trouble-free Office Christmas Party. By being clear about what is expected of employees and making sure the venue of your party is safe, you should be on your way to having a relaxing and enjoyable festive celebration!

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Where the terms of a contract have been broken, or have been performed but to a lesser degree than would have been expected, it is important to understand the options available. Read more here bit.ly/2E6XyG1 and contact us if you are concerned about a business contract.

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From start-ups to medium size and large corporations, we provide legal support & advice to leverage business opportunities and minimise potential risks. We advise on a diverse range of Business and Commercial Law issues. Find out more here: bit.ly/3pWGKUg #SOR #Law

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Equality & Discrimination Law is an area of ever increasing importance & relevance. Employers must ensure that they are sufficiently prepared to deal with issues of discrimination should they arise. If you require legal advice on the above contact us here bit.ly/2ZOTG3E

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