The Age of Majority

The age of majority in the Republic of Ireland is 18 years.  Up until that age a person is described as a minor.  When...

Stamp Duty Explained

Stamp duty is a tax charged by the government on the document that deals with the sale/transfer/lease of property. It is payable by the...

Gift Vouchers and the Law

What do you buy for the pickiest of gift recipients, or for that person who appears to have everything? A gift voucher of course! ...

Is your business GDPR Ready?

You will have heard about the introduction of GDPR and its implications for businesses.  This EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is due to...

The Injuries Board/ PIAB -What is it?

As Pierse Fitzgibbon deals with a large volume of personal injury compensation claims, I am constantly being asked by clients to explain exactly what...

Supreme Court quotes Pierse Fitzgibbon Law Book

Recently the Irish Supreme Court turned to the views of Robert Pierse, as expressed in his book on Road TrafficLawwhen deciding on a point...

January Sales……….Online Shopping

Many of us love to shop online, and with such events as the January Sales gaining much publicity, more of us are putting our...

Registration of Right of Way

A right of way arises if you own a piece of land and in order to get to it you must pass over a...

Motorcyclists and Their Obligations

As a personal injury solicitor I am acutely aware that the vast majority of cases I have taken for people who ended up paraplegic...

Domestic Violence – Know Your Options

Statistics showover 300,000 people in Ireland havebeen abused by a partner at some point in their lives. This article will explain the two main Court...