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New legislation aims to provide further protections for homeowners in mortgage arrears who are facing the prospect of repossession proceedings

The Land and Conveyancing Law Reform (Amendment) Bill 2019 was published by the Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan T.D., on 28thFebruary 2019 and is currently being considered by the Oireachtas. If enacted, the Bill will expand on the range of matters the Court must take into consideration when engaging in repossession proceedings and […]

Legal 500 2019 recognises O’Flynn Exhams

O’Flynn Exhams is delighted to announce that the firm has been recognised in the 2019 edition of leading international legal directory The Legal 500. From the Legal 500: “Cork-based O’Flynn Exhams provides advice to a range of domestic and multinational clients on commercial property, including several clients in the retail space. Practice head Micheál O Mulláin advised ILC […]

O’Flynn Exhams raises over €1,000 for Cope Foundation

  O’Flynn Exhams is delighted to announce that over €1,000 was raised at a coffee morning held at our offices on Friday, 12 April, in support of the Cope Foundation’s Flowers of Hope campaign. The Flowers of Hope campaign is designed to bring more colour to Cork, with all proceeds going towards developing the foundation’s assistive technology, […]

OFX acts in respect of development of New Primary Healthcare Centre in Kildare

Micheál Ó’Mulláin recently led the O’Flynn Exhams team in respect of the acquisition, development and disposal of a new primary healthcare facility in Athy, Co. Kildare. The project also involved negotiating agreements for occupational leases with HSE, TUSLA, a pharmacy operator and a GP practice. The property was acquired by Primary Healthcare Properties, ICAV, who […]

O’Flynn Exhams advises Kilkenny Group on the acquisition of Kilkenny Design Centre Ltd.

Richard Neville, Partner, recently led the OFX team advising the Kilkenny Group in its acquisition of Kilkenny Design Centre Limited. Jerome Maume dealt with the general transaction and corporate matters. The property aspects of the deal were dealt with by Eimear Coughlan of our Commercial Property department. Sion Williams advised on licensing. Victoria O’Brien assisted […]

O’Flynn Exhams advises Finol Oils on the purchase of Montrose Oil

Jerome Maume, Partner, recently led the OFX team in advising Finol Oils in its acquisition of Montrose Oil Limited. Judith Curtin advised on the employment law aspects of the transaction and the property aspects of the deal were dealt with by Micheál Ó’Mulláin of our Commercial Property Department. For more information on how the O’Flynn Exhams […]

No fault dismissal – here is what employers should know

Recent cases have highlighted the issues that can arise when an employer decides to let go of an employee by means of a “no fault dismissal”. The following article will explain what a no fault dismissal is, and look at two relevant cases. If you are an employer who may be considering letting your employee […]

Fundamental change to Irish property transactions introduced

If you are considering buying or selling a property, a recent development has now changed how property transactions will proceed in Ireland. From 1st January 2019, the sale and purchase of property has moved to a pre-contract investigation of title (PCIT) system. This is one of the most fundamental changes to be introduced into Irish real […]

Update on proposed residential tenancies reforms

With Ireland currently facing a housing crisis, a number of recently-proposed Bills may affect the rights of both landlords and tenants. If these Bills are passed, it is of utmost importance to know how your obligations as a landlord will change. The Residential Tenancies (Amendment) (No.2) Bill 2018 The Residential Tenancies (Amendment) (No.2) Bill 2018 […]

OFX team member qualifies after completing traineeship

We would like to extend our congratulations to Eileen Lynch, who has recently qualified, having completed her traineeship here at O’Flynn Exhams (OFX). During her traineeship at OFX, Eileen gained key experience in the areas of litigation, banking and employment and she now specialises in litigation and employment.   Eileen graduated with a degree in […]

Making a will? Here is what you need to know about your digital assets

While most people are aware of the importance of making a will to ensure a proper and orderly transfer of their estate assets, their “digital assets” are often overlooked. What are Digital Assets? The term “digital assets” can be used to describe any content or information stored electronically such as the login authorisation details for […]

Data Transfers to the UK Post-Brexit

Many Irish businesses transfer personal data to the UK as part of their businesses, either to trading partners or to companies within their group. With the prospect of a hard Brexit increasing, when personal data leaves the European Union (EU), including post-Brexit UK, the information is considered to have been sent to a “third country”. […]