How to Sell a House in Probate?

You must get a Grant of Representation before you can close the sale of a probate property. In the meantime, you can put the property on the market and even accept an offer. Dealing with a deceased person’s property When someone dies, their…
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How to Make a Will

A Will is a legal document that sets out how your belongings should be distributed after your death. It can also detail other wishes, such as who you want your executors to be. There are strict rules about what can and cannot be included…

How to Resolve a Boundary Dispute with My Neighbour?

Boundary disputes can become extremely hostile and may persist for years, sometimes being passed down through generations. This can create misery for those involved, and can even reduce the value of the property. It is, therefore, better…

Irish Law Firm Appointed By Nicole Shanahan To Assist With An Investor Scheme In Ireland

California-based businesswoman Nicole Shanahan has handed a €500,000 cash boost to a Donegal GAA club. Ms Shanahan, CEO and founder of ClearAccessIP, chose the immigration law team at Gibson & Associates to provide vital assistance…
Birth Injuries

List of the most Common Birth Injuries – Medical Negligence

If medical mistakes are made during childbirth, it can result in injuries – both to the mother and the baby. If these injuries could have been prevented with better medical care, there will be grounds for a medical negligence claim. Below…
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Accident & Emergency (A&E) Negligence Claims

Accident and emergency (A&E) departments are busy places. Yet despite the demands placed on medical staff, you are entitled to receive an acceptable standard of care. If medical practitioners fail to achieve this, it could lead to a medical…
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What is the Difference Between a Will and Probate?

A Will is a legal document that records what should happen to your property after your death, along with any other wishes. Probate is a legal process that gives a person, or a group of people, the authority to deal with a deceased person’s…
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…
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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…
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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.
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…