‘No Fault’ Divorce

Following a referendum in November 1995, divorce in Ireland was signed into law on 17th June 1996 and is governed by the Family Law (Divorce) Act, 1996. Prior to the introduction of the Divorce Act, couples could (and still can) obtain a separation under the Judicial Separation and Family Law Reform Act, 1989, which enables …

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Thomas Norris to Speak at The BOI Buying a Home Event with Dermot Bannon

Whether you’re a property professional, thinking of buying a home or considering a fixer-upper, this event will provide a rare opportunity to hear insights from industry experts including celebrity Architect, Dermot Bannon. Thomas Norris will join a distinguished panel of speakers and will be talking about the legal process of obtaining and drawing down a mortgage. …

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Consequences for Directors of leaving a company to be struck off

Due to the financial difficulties that many businesses are currently experiencing, many directors and shareholders of companies are tempted to simply abandon the company without arranging for the appointment of a liquidator to wind up the company. Members Voluntary Liquidation To place a company into a Members Voluntary Liquidation, the directors must follow a Summary …

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The Rise of Ransomware

Incidents of cybercrime have been steadily rising over the last number of years in Ireland. In recent months there have been reports of a particular type of software being used which encrypts a computer and demands payment for the encryption key. This type of software has appropriately been named “ransomware”.

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MW Keller & Son recently secured a verdict of medical misadventure

MW Keller & Son recently secured a verdict of medical misadventure at the Coroner’s Court in Cork. Click on the following links for more information: http://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/baby-suffered-brain-damage-and-died-after-hospital-missed-warning-signs-1.3154054 http://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/quoti-brought-my-son-home-in-a-tiny-white-coffinquot-parents-welcome-medical-misadventure-verdict-797792.html

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Capital Acquisitions Tax and Disclaiming Gifts/Inheritances

Most people who have ever received a gift, inheritance or dealt with a Discretionary Trust will be aware of Capital Acquisitions Tax (hereinafter called CAT). The focus of this article is to illustrate the benefit of disclaimers in relation to CAT. CAT is set at a rate of 33% for gifts or inheritances and depending …

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The Consequences of Letting your Property when you have Emigrated

In the past number of years an increasing number of homeowners have left the country and many have opted to let their home whilst abroad. The homeowner may have appointed a Letting Agent to manage the property and thought that this would be sufficient to deal with all matters affecting the property, but this may …

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MW Keller have advised our business for many years. We find them to be an invaluable resource, as given their size and breadth of clientbase, they've seen and heard it all before, so are advising us based on first hand experiences. - DVF Print & Graphics Solutions

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‘For the last 5 years I have regularly engaged the services of MW Keller. They are wonderful service providers. Their attention to detail, responsiveness and business acumen is exceptional. I know if I engage them to work on a legal issue they will represent my interests fully and take the burden off me. It’s also good to get questions answered in a timely manner. I would highly recommend them.’