New Rules For Parents Gifting Property To Their Children

Since Christmas the rules governing the tax payable when parents gift property to their children have become more stringent. The Dwelling House Exemption” has had its application reduced significantly. Revenue has lauded the move estimating that it has lost up to 18.76 million euro in the years 2011-2015 resulting from the broad scope of the …

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A New Approach to Construction Contracts

The Construction Contracts Act 2013 (The Act) applies to most types of construction contracts entered into after the 25th July 2016. Most notably the Act applies to Construction Contracts for works or advices relating to Construction, Alteration, Repair, Scaffolding and Painting. Some of the contracts that the Act does not apply occur where the contract …

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The Restrictions on Litigation Funding in Ireland

The prohibition on certain parties funding litigation in Ireland is provided for through the doctrines of Maintenance and Champerty. Maintenance is the provision of financial support by a party who has no interest in a case, but who assists another party who has an interest in bringing the case. Champerty is the provision of financial …

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Meningitis Research Foundation Make a Will Campaign 18-29 April

Between Monday 18th – Friday 29th April, M.W. Keller & Son Solicitors is taking part in the Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF) ‘Make a Will’ Campaign. M.W. Keller & Son Solicitors will offer clients a standard Will writing service free of charge, in return for a suggested donation of €50 – €100 to MRF. Solicitor, Tom …

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CCTV and Data Protection

Before Christmas 2015, the Office of the Irish Data Protection Commissioner issued a new practice note in relation to the use of the CCTV. The use of CCTV systems has greatly expanded over the past few years and the systems have become far more sophisticated. Recognisable images captured by CCTV systems are personal data and …

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What Happens to your Internet Accounts After you die?

Along with thinking about making a will and putting in place your instructions with what you want to happen to your physical property after you die it is also, in this day and age, important to think about what you want to happen to your digital property after you die. One part of this is …

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Enduring Power of Attorney

A power of attorney is the legal document by which a person (the donor) allows another person (the attorney) to represent the donor or to act in the donor’s place, either generally or for specific purposes. It comes to an end if the donor becomes mentally incapacitated or dies. An Enduring power of attorney (EPA), …

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COVID-19 Safety Precautions

From the 8th of June, our offices will re-open however, to protect our Staff and Clients, attendance at our office will be by appointment only with our front door kept locked during the pandemic. We would ask that when you attend our office for a pre-booked appointment that you wear a facemask or face covering and please bring your own pen.