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Note on the Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) (COVID-19) Act 2020

Introduction
The Oireachtas has enacted the Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) (COVID-19) Act (“the Act”) which provides for emergency measures for companies dealing...

Covid-19: An Outbreak of Force Majeure Clauses

Introduction
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 of a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.

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)...

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...

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...

Stanberry Investments Limited v Commissioner of Valuation

Vincent & Beatty LLP recently appeared in the Court of Appeal on behalf of Stanberry Investments Limited (“Stanberry”), the owner of the Brown Thomas Car Park,,,

Mediation: An Alternative to Litigation for Personal Injuries Cases

Introduction
There are currently two specific processes in Ireland for dealing with personal injuries claims: an application to the Personal Injuries Assessment Board and...

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...

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...

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...