Make a Subject Access Request

How to Make a Subject Access Request

You have the right to request a copy of personal information that you believe an organisation is holding about you. This is known as a subject access request (SAR). When you’re making a request, it is important to make sure the scope of your…
Covid-19

Employment Law & Covid - 19

Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme (TWSS) TWSS – From March 26th 2020 Employee paid via Payroll System as ‘GovCov19 Wage Sub’. Employer’s duty to Register for Scheme. The sequence of events as a result of Emergency Legislation…
Passport

Ireland Golden Visa Scheme

Do you have an interest in Ireland, maybe your ancestors came from the Isle, and now you’d like to give something back by making a significant investment into the country? Or, maybe you have an innovative business idea, and Ireland, with its…
Whiplash Injury

Your Guide To Covid-19 From A Legal Perspective

This is our second guide on Covid-19, this time we outline rights and benefits in relation to employment, mortgages and other general legal advice.
How to Use a VPN

Using a VPN to Secure GDPR Protection Outside the EU

There are ways to take advantage of the protections offered by GDPR while outside of the EU. Here, we show you how. The General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR as it is more commonly known, came into force on 28th May 2018 with the…
Whiplash Injury
Whiplash Injury

Covid-19 Checklist for businesses

Covid – 19 Action Plan For Businesses My name is Daireann Gibson from Gibson & Associates Solicitors We’ve been dealing with a lot of enquiries from clients and people in the business community, over the course of the last two…

Survey Report: Public Opinion and Knowledge on GDPR

As experts in data protection law, we are eager to ensure that individuals do everything they can to protect their personal information. A data breach can cause significant financial and emotional damage and distress to anyone whose personal…
Vistaprint

Vistaprint data breach leaves Irish, UK & USA customers vulnerable.

Online printing giant Vistaprint left a customer database exposed, resulting in the access of information belonging to some of its USA, UK and Irish customers. It is estimated that up to 51,000 customer interaction information was held on the…

Third Level Student's Personal Data At Risk.

It has been found that third level student’s personal data is at high risk of being breached. Universities and ITs have an especially high risk of data leaks due to the sheer volume of personal data the institutes must process each year. The…
data breach

139 million Canva users affected by a data breach, are you one of them?

Users of popular graphic design company Canva have been exposed to a data breach. The cyber attack was by the same hacker responsible for the recent Zynga games attack Gnosticplayers, who earlier this year put the credentials of 620 million…
Road Safety

What to do if you are in a Road Accident

The dark nights will soon be upon us and the autumn and winter weather can make driving even more treacherous. No one ever expects to be in an accident but unfortunately, they can happen. What can you do to protect yourself safe and those who…
data breach

Hacker Steals Over 218 Million Zynga 'Words with Friends' Gamers Data

A hacker who previously made headlines earlier this year for selling almost a billion user records stolen from nearly 45 popular online services has now claimed to have hacked the popular mobile social game company Zynga Inc. With a current…
High Court

Personal Insolvency Arrangement allowing a couple to write off more than €6m of their debts.

Gibson & Associates Solicitors acted in a case that resulted in the High Court writing off the debts of a retired Garda, and his wife Jean Errity, a civil engineer. The couple had debts including €6.1m owed to Ulster Bank, €419,000 to…
Medical Negligence

How do you prove Medical Negligence Injury* in Ireland?

Did you know that the first 5 months of 2019, €108 million has been paid out in medical negligence in Ireland? It’s a worrying statistic. And it’s claimed to be driven by current pressures put onto medical care by staff shortages, funding,…
Property

Meet with our Property Solicitors in Ulster Bank Letterkenny 17th & 24th of Aug

Gibson & Associates joins Ulster Bank for mortgage events in Letterkenny  Letterkenny-based legal specialist Gibson & Associates Solicitors will join Ulster Bank at a series of upcoming events aimed at helping people in the area…
Retirement Visa

How to retire to Ireland - Retirement Visa

Why you should retire to Ireland There are probably already reasons why you are considering retiring to Ireland such as family ties, or maybe because it's a good base for exploring the rest of Europe, or the fact that Ireland is less of a culture…

What is Bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy is one of four debt solutions available to people who find themselves in the position where they are unable to pay their debts, as the debts fall due. And do not see themselves being able to do so, in the next few years. How to know…
Court

Worried about the controversial High Court ruling on Irish Citizenship? Read on.....

Controversial decision by High Court on Irish Naturalization Rules Anyone that has applied for naturalisation to become an Irish Citizen and awaiting a decision, or is considering now applying should carefully consider the impact of the high…
Whiplash Injury

Whiplash Injury - A Legal Guide

An average of 20 percent of people involved in a car accident sustain whiplash injuries. It's the most common injury amongst road traffic accidents. How does whiplash happen in the first place? Let's start by taking a quick look at the neck. The…