Covid-19: An Outbreak of Force Majeure Clauses


On the 30th of January 2020, the Director General of the World Health Organisation announced that the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus met the requirements… [ read more ]

Covid-19 and the Commercial Tenant

As the Covid-19 emergency intensified the Irish Government introduced measures to protect tenants. The Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (Covid-19) Act 2020 (the Act) amended the Residential Tenancies Act… [ read more ]

Stanberry Investments Limited v Commissioner of Valuation

in the matter of the valuation of property number 788635 Car Park at 47-53 Clarendon Street Dublin No. 2019/52 [2020] IECA 33

Vincent & Beatty LLP recently appeared in the Court of Appeal on behalf of Stanberry Investments Limited (“Stanberry”), the owner of the Brown Thomas… [ read more ]

E-signatures: a practical commercial solution during the COVID-19 pandemic

In recent weeks, businesses have needed to adapt quickly so that they can continue trading, with significant cost being incurred. The challenging commercial implications of COVID-19, with restrictions on… [ read more ]

Data Protection Commission to take impact of COVID-19 into consideration when dealing with Subject Access Requests

The Data Protection Commission (DPC) has acknowledged the significant impact of the Covid-19 health crisis on an organisation’s ability to action General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requests from individuals such as a subject access request (SAR)

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Mediation: An Alternative to Litigation for Personal Injuries Cases

There are currently two specific processes in Ireland for dealing with personal injuries claims: an application to the Personal Injuries Assessment Board and, if the matter is not resolved at that stage, the issuance of legal proceedings through the courts.

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Changes introduced by the Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2019

The Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2019 (the “2019 Act”) was signed into law on 31 May 2019 and introduces a number of changes to Irish residential tenancies. … [ read more ]

Recalibrating the Price of Pain: A Guidance Note on the Judicial Council Act 2019 and the PIGC

2020 marks an important tipping point for compensation culture in Ireland. With the long-awaited enactment of the Judicial Council Act 2019, which will encourage stricter scrutiny of the quantum of PI damages… [ read more ]

Notification of authorisation to practise as a Limited Liability Partnership.

Dear Sirs, We wish to formally notify you that as and from 2 December 2019 Vincent & Beatty is authorised by the Legal Services Regulatory Authority to operate and is now operating as a… [ read more ]