School choice dispute | Family law

School choice dispute The recent High Court case of BB v AA which was an appeal from the Circuit Court deals with a situation where parents cannot agree on the choice of school for a child. The applicant (“Mr. B.”) and respondent (“Ms.A.”) are husband and wife who have now separated and are living apart. […]

Best Will in the World week 2013

Cosgrove Gaynard Solicitors are delighted to announce that they will be taking part in the Best Will in the World week from the 21st to the 25th October 2013.  During this week you will be able to make an appointment for a consultation with one of our wills and probate specialists for a reduced fixed fee of […]

Planning issues – buying a property in Ireland

Planning issues – buying a property in Ireland Recently we have come across a large number of properties with what Conveyancing Solicitors would call “Planning Issues”. We again reiterate how important is it to have an experienced property expert act for you when you are buying a property. These issues, if undiscovered when buying a […]

Judicial Separation

JUDICIAL SEPARATION When parties cannot reach agreement as to the terms by which they will separate, then an application to court is required for a judicial separation. As is the case in all family law matters, a judicial separation case is heard in camera ( in private) and is brought in either the Circuit Court […]

Revised Code of Conduct on Mortgage Arrears

The Central Bank has today published the revised Code of Conduct on Mortgage Arrears which essentially sets out the framework for mortgage lenders/ banks in dealings with borrowers who are in arrears. See the link below for the Revised Code of Conduct: http://www.centralbank.ie/regulation/processes/consumer-protection-code/Documents/2013%20CCMA.pdf  

Personal Injuries *: Compensation for tripping / falling / slipping in a shop

Compensation for tripping / falling / slipping in a shop * To establish a personal injuries*  case and obtain compensation for a trip / fall / slip in a shop you must first of all prove that your personal injury* was caused by the negligence of the shop or an agent or employee of the […]

Employment Law Update – Discriminatory Treatment

Grainne Campbell v Bank of Ireland – Employment Law case update. The claimant contented that she was subjected to discriminatory treatment on the grounds of gender and disability contrary to Section 8 of the  Employment Equality Acts. The Complainant commenced employment with Bank of Ireland in 2006 as a Private Banking Manager. Historically it was […]

Are you looking to buy at Auction?

If so, It is important you follow the below steps. The next Allsop Auction will take place on the 4th July 2013 which contains a wide range of auction properties both residential apartments and houses to mixed use and commercial properties. If you wish to purchase a property at the upcoming Auction you should note that on […]

Court update: Planning permission | Unauthorised Structure

Court update: Planning permission | Unauthorised Structure A decision by the High Court to overturn an order made by Wicklow County Council to demolish a premises built without planning permission has been met with some interest . The lady involved, Katie Fortune, has lived in the premises (a chalet) with her children since 1999. The […]