Litigation

Nobody goes to Court lightly, and it is not always the only option. Our Firm will explore all options with you that can achieve a favourable outcome without having to go to Court. However, if you do end up in Court, whether you are suing, or being sued, you need the best legal representation to ensure you get the results you want. Our practice area covers claims in relation to property rights such as trespass or boundary disputes, and also negligence such as accidents at work, accidents at sea, road traffic accidents, medical negligence, institutional abuse, occupier’s liability, public liability and product liability. We can advise on the merit of any claim and the costs involved prior to initiating any claim. We understand the stressful nature of such claims and we can guide you through the process step by step as quickly as possible.

PERSONAL INJURY

As the maxim goes, where there is blame, there is a claim! If you have suffered from an injury caused by another person you may be entitled to claim compensation from that person or their insurers. Our firm is experienced in the area of personal injury litigation and it makes up a significant part of our practice’s work. We will ensure that your claim is fully evaluated and a full estimate of the likely cost will be provided. In contentious business, a solicitor may not calculate fees or other charges as a percentage or proportion of any award or settlement. This statement is made in compliance with Reg.8 of SI 518 of 2002

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Property Litigation

Property disputes cover a huge area of law, whether it’s multi-million NAMA proceedings, or the problems that arise between neighbours such as boundary disputes. The Land Reform and Conveyancing Act 2009  introduced a lot of changes in relation to many aspects of property rights including the practice of a Works Orders to allow for access to neighbouring lands in order to carry out works on party structures, and new time-frames and methodology for the obtaining and registration of easements such as rights of way. We can advise clients on their rights to protect the value of their property, on making planning objections (and appeals), unauthorised development complaints, how to deal with nuisance caused by your neighbours’ use of their adjoining property and advise on civil liability for farm yard and domestic animals, lopping overhanging branches and encroaching roots and civil liability for visitors on property and the right to self defence in the home. Our Firm will act promptly to obtain an injunction to prevent any infringement of your property rights. We will keep you informed of the costs and handle the litigation in a manner to ensure your costs are limited and to safeguard your chances of having costs awarded against the wrongdoer.

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