The pathway to supporting home ownership and increasing affordability is the first of the four “pathways” set out in “Housing for All - A New Housing Plan for Ireland”. Putting home ownership back within reach of the “squeezed middle” is a core goal of the Housing for All plan.
The Law Society Conveyancing Committee recently issued a practice note taking the view that it is reasonable for solicitors to proceed with a purchase of a property without raising requisitions on a Non-Principal Private Residence (NPPR) charge outstanding in excess of 12 years.
Sarah Reynolds, Partner, of the firm’s Commercial Law and Data Protection Department, and Rita Higgins, Solicitor, explore the issue of the use of cyber security attacks and what businesses can do to protect themselves.
In a recent judgment, the Court of Appeal (“the Court”) clarified the law relating to “legal holds” and in so doing, emphasised the duty on the part of legal advisors to advise their clients of their obligation to take reasonable steps to preserve documentation, including electronically stored information (“ESI”).