Gerrard L McGowan Solicitors as a responsible member of the local community is constantly monitoring the evolving situation with Covid-19 and are closely following all relevant government advice to ensure that we are ready to adapt to the latest guidance. As a people-based business, our primary focus is on ensuring the health and wellbeing of […]

Lending institutions are competing heavily with each other to attract new customers through mortgage cashback incentives, lower mortgage interest rates and many are also covering the legal costs and outlay involved in switching provider. So called ‘green mortgages’ are also available with low interest rates to customers whose homes are more energy efficient. If you […]

A recent case that came before the High Court has concluded that a section of the Road Traffic Act is unconstitutional.  The section relates to offences where a person is charged with holding a mobile phone while driving.   Many people coming before the Courts had argued that they had not received a Fixed Charge Notice […]

Ruth Higgins, Partner with Gerrard L. McGowan Solicitors and Chair of the Law Society’s Taxation Committee quoted in the Irish Times on the Law Society’s call for a technical consultation period before the introduction of tax legislation. https://www.irishtimes.com/business/financial-services/law-society-seeks-consultation-process-prior-to-tax-law-changes-1.3926010

A person who is an employee and suffers an injury at their workplace is entitled to claim compensation only where they can prove negligence, or some fault on the part of their Employer.  In addition, the Employee would also have to prove that they suffered an injury due to this negligence. Employers have duties towards […]

For anyone buying or selling a house the cost of engaging a solicitor is naturally an important factor.  However, choosing a solicitor based solely on price alone is something that should be done with some caution.  Some solicitors advertise online or offer a low-cost fixed price fee over the phone to lure the client.  Conveyancing […]

Property owners can sign up to the Property Registration Authority alert services to monitor any activity on their property. Property is usually the most valuable asset that people own and one which can be sold and mortgaged. Unfortunately, it can be subject to fraud whereby someone impersonates either a buyer or a seller or anyone […]