Entries by Shane

‘Three centuries of history and a vision for the 21st century’: Sunday Business Post

The following article first appeared in the Sunday Business Post on November 25, 2018.  O’Flynn Exhams (OFX) Solicitors may have a history spanning three centuries and head offices in one of the finest Georgian buildings on Cork’s broad business boulevard, the South Mall. But a recent, total renovation and modernisation of their HQ, which included fit-out […]

Proposed changes to the Fair Deal Scheme: Part 1 – Housing Stock

The Nursing Homes Support Scheme, also known as the “Fair Deal”, is operated by the HSE and provides financial support to people who need long-term nursing home care. In May of 2018, the Law Society made a pre-budget submission to the Department of Finance. Under the heading ‘Freeing up Housing Stock’, the Law Society suggested […]

O’Flynn Exhams advises on sale of former Ford Distribution Site

Photo: CBRE Partner Aeibhin Cahalan, who works on the O’Flynn Exhams’ Real Estate team, recently acted on behalf of a Receiver on the sale by NAMA of the pivotal Cork Docklands Site, which sold for in excess of €15m. The sale involved the transfer of the entire Docklands site to a sole Purchaser, with the intention […]

OFX celebrates launch of newly renovated offices

O’Flynn Exhams was delighted to welcome our clients, partners and friends to our newly renovated office on Thursday, October 4th. The substantial renovation, carried out together with the installation of new technologies to support modern interactive communication methods, has completely transformed the firm’s client-facing facilities. Guests on the night were treated to canapés from the House […]

Join the OFX team

Commercial Lawyer 3+ PQE We are currently seeking to hire a lawyer to join our Commercial and Corporate Department. The successful candidates will report to the Head of Department and the position will involve a broad range of responsibilities. Ideal candidates with be at least 3 years’ qualified, with relevant experience in a recognised commercial […]

Waiving Merger Commitments in Conditional Clearances – Competition Law Update

The purpose of merger review is to prevent mergers which would result in a substantial lessening of competition in the relevant market. Flexibility has been shown in the EU and in the Irish Merger Control regimes in conditionally clearing qualifying mergers subject to certain commitments from the parties. Merger conditions imposed by the European Commission […]

Leases and lender consent – does awareness constitute consent?

It is settled law that a failure to obtain the bank’s consent to the creation of a lease over mortgaged property renders the lease voidable. A question which recently arose before the High Court, in the case of Stafford v McCourt & anor [2017] IECH 726, was whether the bank’s awareness of a lease constituted consent to […]

OFX attend Cork Midsummer Festival in support of the arts

O’Flynn Exhams was delighted to support the Cork Midsummer Festival for the second year in a row. Following 2017’s Museum of the Moon, this year we sponsored a performance by world-renowned singer Camille O’Sullivan at the Cork Opera House. The team and their guests thoroughly enjoyed the show, which took place, Friday, 22 June.