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ACHIEVING THE BEST OUTCOME FROM YOUR DIVORCE

October 17, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   divorce,Legal News   |   Comments Off on ACHIEVING THE BEST OUTCOME FROM YOUR DIVORCE

   There can be a significant number of issues to be worked through in the Separation/Divorce process and your Solicitor is crucial to achieving a satisfactory outcome.   Reaching Agreement can involve negotiation between the respective Parties’ Solicitors or, indeed, simply necessitate documenting what the Parties have already agreed without issue.    In either circumstance it is […]

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WHAT IS A VOLUNTARY SALE ?

October 17, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,buying a house,Buying a Site,Legal News,selling a house,Selling your Property   |   Comments Off on WHAT IS A VOLUNTARY SALE ?

   For those who find themselves with unsustainable Mortgages and facing the prospect of Bank Repossession, Voluntary Sale may provide some relief.   The period of Bank Repossession can be a very uncertain and distressing time for owners.   Not only is the property repossessed and sold by the Bank but the owner loses control over the […]

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THE TRUTH ABOUT WHIPLASH

October 12, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Compensation Claims,Legal News,Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on THE TRUTH ABOUT WHIPLASH

    At O’Shea Russell Solicitors we are familiar with all of the misconceptions about Whiplash Injury.  Indeed, those with vested interests such as Insurance Companies who would prefer to disregard the injury entirely.  This injury can often be perceived as exaggerated and as a means of recovering compensation to which a person is not […]

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THINKING OF BUYING OR SELLING A HOUSE THIS YEAR? IF YOU ARE, WHAT IS YOUR PRIORITY?

October 12, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,buying a house,Buying a Site,Legal News,selling a house,Selling your Property   |   Comments Off on THINKING OF BUYING OR SELLING A HOUSE THIS YEAR? IF YOU ARE, WHAT IS YOUR PRIORITY?

Decades of experience in assisting House Buyers with our Conveyancing Service has attuned us to the perspective of Sellers and Buyers which can simply be summarised as follows:- “To get through the  process as quickly and as hassle free as possible”. Few Sellers realise this but, as we have highlighted regularly, it will speed up […]

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FIRST TIME HOME BUYERS: WHAT WE OFFER

September 09, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,buying a house,Legal News   |   Comments Off on FIRST TIME HOME BUYERS: WHAT WE OFFER

   For the First Time House Buyer (FTB) it is very likely to be the first contact with the Legal Profession and a first significant Legal Transaction.   At O’Shea Russell Solicitors we understand this and appreciate the specific needs of the FTB.   We have a high value, reasonably costed product with complete transparency and an […]

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LIVING ABROAD: BUYING PROPERTY IN IRELAND?

September 09, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,buying a house,Buying a Site,Legal News   |   Comments Off on LIVING ABROAD: BUYING PROPERTY IN IRELAND?

   From decades of providing Conveyancing Services to Non-Residents in Ireland we have learned what it takes to provide a competitively priced Conveyancing Service that “ticks all of the boxes”.  Non Resident Buyers have very specific needs from their Irish Solicitor and we are here to address those needs. All Purchases in Ireland are handled by […]

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WHIPLASH IS NO JOKE! We are Specialists in recovering Compensation.

September 09, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Compensation Claims,Legal News   |   Comments Off on WHIPLASH IS NO JOKE! We are Specialists in recovering Compensation.

    It has been our great pleasure to help people for over 30 years during which time we have come to understand the true traumatic effect of a personal injury on a person and his/her needs.  We also appreciate the myriad of forces that are at play following an accident.   We represent those who […]

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CONVEYANCING SERVICE

August 31, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,buying a house,Buying a Site,Legal News,selling a house,Selling your Property   |   Comments Off on CONVEYANCING SERVICE

Buying or Selling? For a Competitive Fees Quote, contact us.   We have been providing a dedicated Conveyancing Service of over 25 years. In addition to our general Conveyancy Service we have introduced the following three special Packages in 2018 : Fixed Fee FIRST TIME PURCHASER Package Purchasing Service for NON RESIDENTS FREE ADVICE before you […]

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DON’T BE BURNED THIS SUMMER!

July 26, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Legal News   |   Comments Off on DON’T BE BURNED THIS SUMMER!

Regrettably, statistics show that Road Traffic Accidents and workplace injuries tend to increase in summer months. It is the nature of Insurance Companies that they look to maximise profits.   They cannot be criticized for that but don’t let them make those profits at your expense. IF YOU ARE UNFORTUNATE ENOUGH TO HAVE AN ACCIDENT, ONLY […]

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IN YOUR CORNER WHEN YOU NEED REPRESENTATION

July 13, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Compensation Claims,Legal News   |   Comments Off on IN YOUR CORNER WHEN YOU NEED REPRESENTATION

Personal Injury Claims PIAB Applications Workplace Injuries Court Appearances Divorce Separation Medical Negligence Unfair Dismissal CONTACT: Mary R. O’Shea O’Shea Russell Solicitors Tel:  059 9724106 Email: nicholas@oshearussell.ie www.oshearussell.ie

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“THE FIXER UPPER” HOUSE. IS IT A GOOD BUY?

July 13, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,buying a house,Legal News   |   Comments Off on “THE FIXER UPPER” HOUSE. IS IT A GOOD BUY?

Sometimes, you should look a “bargain horse” in the mouth! A derelict property can look like a ‘steal’ but can prove to be an endless ‘money pit’. Your Solicitor will help ensure that you walk away when you should. In previous Blogs we have addressed the purchase of ‘Distressed Properties’ (primarily from Banks), however, this […]

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BUYING FROM ABROAD (Q&A)

July 13, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,buying a house,Buying a Site,Legal News   |   Comments Off on BUYING FROM ABROAD (Q&A)

We at O’Shea Russell Solicitors have been providing Services to non resident Purchasers of Housing and Commercial Properties for over 25 years and during the course of that time have identified the questions that most concern non resident Purchasers. Q. Can any non resident buy a property in Ireland? A There is no restriction on […]

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THE DOCTOR’S DUTY TO INFORM

July 13, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Compensation Claims,Legal News,Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on THE DOCTOR’S DUTY TO INFORM

  A recent Decision of the UK High Court is particularly interesting in that it helps to clarify the obligations of a Doctor to inform a Patient of the extent of his illness. In the case of Gallardo v Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust the claimant, a Spanish man aged 46, had a gastric ulcer […]

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HAD A ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENT OR WORK INJURY?

June 14, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Compensation Claims,Legal News   |   Comments Off on HAD A ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENT OR WORK INJURY?

We are here to help you.  Our dedicated Personal Injuries Services will help you negotiate the ‘dangerous waters’ of Personal Injury Litigation. To help get your thoughts together, why not download the FREE CHECKLIST from our Homepage.   CONTACT: Mary R. O’Shea O’Shea Russell Solicitors Tel:  059 9724106 Email: nicholas@oshearussell.ie www.oshearussell.ie      

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BUYING YOUR NEW HOME SHOULD BE FUN!

June 14, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,buying a house,Buying a Site,Legal News   |   Comments Off on BUYING YOUR NEW HOME SHOULD BE FUN!

The key to enjoying the process of buying your new home is preparation.    At O’Shea Russell we are pleased to provide a Free downloadable House Buyers’ Guide which can be accessed on our Homepage (www.oshearussell.ie).   We are also happy to provide fully transparent Fee Quotes and FREE Preliminary Advice to those considering purchasing. Contact: O’SHEA […]

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BidX1/ALLSOPS AUCTIONS BEWARE OF PITFALLS !

June 06, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,buying a house,Buying a Site,House Building,Legal News   |   Comments Off on BidX1/ALLSOPS AUCTIONS BEWARE OF PITFALLS !

The Law Society of Ireland has recently emphasised the dangers involved in purchasing at on-line Auctions and the importance of having a Solicitor’s advice before bidding. One of the special services we provide at O’Shea Russell Solicitors is a FREE PRE-AUCTION REVIEW OF TITLE etc. and advices so that bidding at on-line Auctions can be […]

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DO I NEED A PERSONAL INJURY SOLICITOR ?

June 06, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Compensation Claims,Legal News   |   Comments Off on DO I NEED A PERSONAL INJURY SOLICITOR ?

If you wish to have your Personal Injury Claim processed by a dedicated Professional with years of experience of the challenges, pitfalls and processes around a Personal Injury Claim, the answer to this question is a resounding yes!  It is important to recall that the only Professional in your corner in your Personal Injury Claim […]

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HOUSE BUYING IN IRELAND

May 30, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   buying a house,Buying a Site,House Building,Legal News   |   Comments Off on HOUSE BUYING IN IRELAND

 At O’Shea Russell Solicitors, Kilkenny we have been providing Conveyancy Services to UK and other non-resident Buyers acquiring Irish Property for decades.   We have an unique perspective on the needs of the non-resident Buyers. If you are non-resident and buying a property anywhere in Ireland we can help with all your Conveyancing needs.    Here at […]

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BUYING AT AN ON-LINE AUCTION? FREE ADVICE

May 15, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,buying a house,Buying a Site,Legal News   |   Comments Off on BUYING AT AN ON-LINE AUCTION? FREE ADVICE

Why bid ‘blind’ when you can get FREE LEGAL ADVICE before Auction Day?   It is too late to get that Advice after you have signed a Purchase Contract on Auction Day. The new buoyancy in the Property Market is likely to see an increase in the level of Properties being sold at Auction.  The Process […]

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MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE. THE DEBACLE CONTINUES.

May 15, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Compensation Claims,Legal News,Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE. THE DEBACLE CONTINUES.

In a March edition of the New York Times there is a discussion about a new piece of Legislation being introduced in the USA (Affordable Care Act) which, among other things, looks at the issue of improving patient safety.    Regrettably, in America, each year, tens of thousands of people die and hundreds of thousands are […]

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NOW THAT TAKES THE SLICE !

May 01, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Legal News   |   Comments Off on NOW THAT TAKES THE SLICE !

Pizza Chain “La Mafia” was refused an EU-wide trademark for this pizza box because of the Mafia association. Not a joke ! The Italian Government (which obviously has a lot to keep it busy) argued that it cheapened the seriousness of the Mafia and glamorised the criminal Organisation. I don’t know about you but, I […]

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TICK TOCK, TICK TOCK!

May 01, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Compensation Claims,Legal News   |   Comments Off on TICK TOCK, TICK TOCK!

THE IMPORTANCE OF BRINGING YOUR PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM ON TIME Access our FREE CHECKLIST on www.oshearussell.ie The Statute of Limitations for personal injury Claims in Ireland is the time limit within which an injured party can issue proceedings according to the Courts and Civil Liability Act 2004.  In the majority of circumstances, a potential claimant […]

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WE SPECIALISE IN MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE CLAIMS

April 13, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Legal News   |   Comments Off on WE SPECIALISE IN MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE CLAIMS

 Injuries and personal losses can occur where a medical practitioner has failed in his duty of care towards you or where a hospital, unfortunately, fails to meet proper standards. Experience has shown that it is in responding to Litigation that the Providers of these Services and their Insurers take steps to reduce the possibility of […]

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JUDGE TO BE COMMENDED!

April 12, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Legal News   |   Comments Off on JUDGE TO BE COMMENDED!

In a recent case before Judge Raymond Groarke, he encouraged a Family at War to settle a Will dispute.  He is to be commended for his common sense as he advised the Parties:- “You are all of the same flesh and blood, brothers and sister who may not like one another, perhaps victims of what […]

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WOULD YOU KILL AN INTRUDER IN YOUR HOUSE?

April 12, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Legal News   |   Comments Off on WOULD YOU KILL AN INTRUDER IN YOUR HOUSE?

 Now, there’s a provocative question and one that is in the news again following the stabbing in the UK of a burglar by a 78 year old Pensioner.    This is a question that can polarise opinions. Legally, in Ireland, the position is covered by the provisions of the Criminal Law (Defence and the Dwelling) Act […]

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PROPERTY PURCHASE: SHOULD YOU LOOK A “GIFT HORSE IN THE MOUTH”?

April 04, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,buying a house,Buying a Site,House Building,Legal News,selling a house,Selling your Property   |   Comments Off on PROPERTY PURCHASE: SHOULD YOU LOOK A “GIFT HORSE IN THE MOUTH”?

Sometimes, you should look a “bargain horse” in the mouth! A derelict property can look like a ‘steal’ but can prove to be an endless ‘money pit’. Your Solicitor will help ensure that you walk away when you should. In previous Blogs we have addressed the purchase of ‘Distressed Properties’ (primarily from Banks), however, this […]

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BUYING YOUR FIRST HOME – The Conveyancing Service for You…

March 30, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   buying a house,Buying a Site,Legal News,selling a house,Selling your Property   |   Comments Off on BUYING YOUR FIRST HOME – The Conveyancing Service for You…

 At O’Shea Russell we have the Legal Experience you need to help alleviate much of the stress.  For any First Time Buyer, an excellent starting point is the HOUSE BUYERS’ CHECKLIST on our Homepage (www.oshearussell.ie).   From many years of providing Services to FIRST TIME BUYERS we have found the following to be principal questions that […]

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THE HIDDEN COSTS OF BUYING A HOUSE

March 30, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Legal News   |   Comments Off on THE HIDDEN COSTS OF BUYING A HOUSE

For anyone considering a house purchase, the House Buyer’s Checklist on our Homepage is a must. Visit It can be challenging to budget for the purchase of your House, however, in addition to the Purchase Price and budget for refurbishment, the principal outlays are as follows:- Surveyor’s Fees Bank’s Valuer’s fees Solicitor’s Fees Mortgage Protection […]

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BUYING PROPERTY IN IRELAND? NATIONWIDE CONVEYANCING SERVICE

March 30, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,buying a house,Legal News   |   Comments Off on BUYING PROPERTY IN IRELAND? NATIONWIDE CONVEYANCING SERVICE

At O’Shea Russell Solicitors, Kilkenny we have been providing Conveyancy Services to UK and other non-resident Buyers acquiring Irish Property for decades.   We have an unique perspective on the needs of the non-resident Buyers. If you are non-resident and buying a property anywhere in Ireland we can help with all your Conveyancing needs.    Here at […]

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FREE AUCTION ADVICE

March 30, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,buying a house,Buying a Site,Legal News   |   Comments Off on FREE AUCTION ADVICE

Why bid ‘blind’ when you can get FREE LEGAL ADVICE before Auction Day?   It is too late to get that Advice after you have signed a Purchase Contract on Auction Day. The new buoyancy in the Property Market is likely to see an increase in the level of Properties being sold at Auction.  The Process […]

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PROPERTY PURCHASE: SHOULD YOU LOOK A “GIFT HORSE IN THE MOUTH”?

March 30, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,buying a house,Buying a Site,House Building,Legal News,selling a house,Selling your Property   |   Comments Off on PROPERTY PURCHASE: SHOULD YOU LOOK A “GIFT HORSE IN THE MOUTH”?

Sometimes, you should look a “bargain horse” in the mouth! A derelict property can look like a ‘steal’ but can prove to be an endless ‘money pit’.  Your Solicitor will help ensure that you walk away when you should. In previous Blogs we have addressed the purchase of ‘Distressed Properties’ (primarily from Banks), however, this […]

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YOUR BUSINESS STARTUP

March 30, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Employment Law,Legal News   |   Comments Off on YOUR BUSINESS STARTUP

Some of the most fundamental mistakes in Business are made during the Start-up Phase.  A little forethought and planning can see many of those mistakes avoided.   There are few things as exciting as a new business startup for the Participants and that enthusiasm is extremely important and infectious.  However, as with anything you build, the […]

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TOP 10 TIPS FOR A GOOD DIVORCE OUTCOME

March 30, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Legal News   |   Comments Off on TOP 10 TIPS FOR A GOOD DIVORCE OUTCOME

O’Shea Russell Solicitors provide a dedicate Divorce Service specialising in complex Divorces and Separations requiring asset redistribution, Pension Adjustment Order and Property divisions. Firstly ensure in your Preliminary Discussion with your Solicitor that there are no grounds for the annulment of your marriage. Organise your paperwork e.g. Marriage Certificate, Mortgage Statements, Childrens’ Birth Certificates, Bank […]

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PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION IS NOT DIY: 8 COMMON MISTAKES

March 30, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Compensation Claims,Legal News,Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION IS NOT DIY: 8 COMMON MISTAKES

Don’t be fooled into thinking by Insurance Companies or, indeed, by the Personal Injuries Assessment Board that you are best served in conducting your own Personal Injury Claim as a DIY Project. Instead, it is essential that you contact your Solicitor as soon as can be after an accident.   Your Solicitor will have a wealth […]

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DON’T FEEL LEGALLY “AT SEA”! Visit www.oshearussell.ie for useful Checklists.

March 01, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Bidding at Auction,buying a house,Buying a Site,Compensation Claims,Legal News   |   Comments Off on DON’T FEEL LEGALLY “AT SEA”! Visit www.oshearussell.ie for useful Checklists.

House Buying Checklist Selling your House Preparing to Make a Will Road Accident Glovebox Companion Workplace Accidents: Do’s and Dont’s Medical Negligence Checklist Divorce/Separation Conduct your own Personal Legal Health Check. INFORMATION IS POWER! nicholas@oshearussell.ie O’Shea Russell Solicitors Main Street, Graignamanagh, County Kilkenny Tel: 059 9724106 E-Mail: nicholas@oshearussell.ie

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BUYING PROPERTY IN IRELAND? Nationwide conveyancing Service

March 01, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,buying a house,Buying a Site,House Building,Legal News   |   Comments Off on BUYING PROPERTY IN IRELAND? Nationwide conveyancing Service

If you are non-resident and buying a property anywhere in Ireland we can help with all your Conveyancing needs.    Here at O’Shea Russell Solicitors we pride ourselves on a high level of Customer Care and providing Clients with direct access to the Conveyancing Partner in the Firm. We listen to our Clients and deliver our […]

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BUYING YOUR FIRST HOME. The Legal process made easy with O’Shea Russell

March 01, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,buying a house,Buying a Site,Legal News   |   Comments Off on BUYING YOUR FIRST HOME. The Legal process made easy with O’Shea Russell

At O’Shea Russell we have the Legal Experience you need to help alleviate much of the stress.  For any First Time Buyer, an excellent starting point is the HOUSE BUYERS’ CHECKLIST on our Homepage (www.oshearussell.ie).   From many years of providing Services to FIRST TIME BUYERS we have found the following to be principal questions that […]

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BUYING PROPERTY IN IRELAND? Full Conveyancing Service provided.

February 23, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,buying a house,Buying a Site,Legal News   |   Comments Off on BUYING PROPERTY IN IRELAND? Full Conveyancing Service provided.

   If you are non-resident and buying a property anywhere in Ireland we can help with all your Conveyancing needs.    Here at O’Shea Russell Solicitors we pride ourselves on a high level of Customer Care and providing Clients with direct access to the Conveyancing Partner in the Firm. We listen to our Clients and deliver […]

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LIVING IN MANCHESTER AND BUYING IN IRELAND?

February 23, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,buying a house,Buying a Site,Legal News,selling a house,Selling your Property   |   Comments Off on LIVING IN MANCHESTER AND BUYING IN IRELAND?

  If you are non-resident and buying a property anywhere in Ireland we can help with all your Conveyancing needs.    Here at O’Shea Russell Solicitors we pride ourselves on a high level of Customer Care and providing Clients with direct access to the Conveyancing Partner in the Firm. We listen to our Clients and deliver […]

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DIVORCE: THE IMPORTANCE OF THE PENSION ADJUSTMENT ORDER

February 12, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Legal News   |   Comments Off on DIVORCE: THE IMPORTANCE OF THE PENSION ADJUSTMENT ORDER

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices.    Often overlooked by separating couples when looking to come to terms around their Separation or Divorce are their Private Pensions and their importance as an asset that can […]

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CLAIMING COMPENSATION FOR BACK INJURIES

February 12, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Compensation Claims,Legal News,Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on CLAIMING COMPENSATION FOR BACK INJURIES

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices. There are many significant and compensatable injuries that can occur in the workplace, while on the road or going about daily living.   One of the most complex and frustrating […]

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BUYING OR SELLING? THE IMPORTANCE OF COMMUNICATION

February 12, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,buying a house,Buying a Site,Legal News,selling a house,Selling your Property   |   Comments Off on BUYING OR SELLING? THE IMPORTANCE OF COMMUNICATION

  IF YOU ARE BUYING OR SELLING WE ARE HAPPY TO SEND OR E-MAIL TO YOU A FULL QUOTE.  nicholas@oshearussell.ie They say that communication is a two way process.   However, when selling or buying a house, it is a three-way if not a four-way process.   How so, you might ask? Well, to successfully sell your […]

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I’M SELLING? WHERE ARE MY DEEDS?

February 06, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,buying a house,Buying a Site,House Building,Legal News,selling a house,Selling your Property   |   Comments Off on I’M SELLING? WHERE ARE MY DEEDS?

This is the very first question you should ask yourself if you are thinking of selling in 2018.   This question in turn should help to remind you that it is only your Solicitor who can legally secure a Sale for you.   Going SALE AGREED will not achieve a Sale for your property; exchanging Contracts via […]

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COMPENSATION CULTURE OR NEGLIGENCE CULTURE?

January 22, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Compensation Claims,Legal News   |   Comments Off on COMPENSATION CULTURE OR NEGLIGENCE CULTURE?

Insurance Companies supported by certain Businesses and Media Interests have, for years, being promoting the message that Ireland is in the throes of a Compensation Culture.   It has now reached the stage where the latter would like the Public to believe that this is an irrefutable truth and that the ills of high Insurance Premiums […]

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CAN YOUR BACK GARDEN BE A WORKPLACE?

January 22, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Compensation Claims,Legal News   |   Comments Off on CAN YOUR BACK GARDEN BE A WORKPLACE?

HOUSE OWNER SUED BECAUSE WORKMAN FALLS IN BACK GARDEN From a Legal perspective an interesting case came before the High Court in December which is not only academically interesting but alerts house owners to be aware of potential liability for an injury on their property. The case concerned a Polish gentleman who was working for […]

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AVOID MISTAKES AND EXPENSE WHEN BUYING YOUR HOUSE IN 2018

January 17, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Legal News   |   Comments Off on AVOID MISTAKES AND EXPENSE WHEN BUYING YOUR HOUSE IN 2018

  The activity in the Housing Market since mid 2017 has been encouraging and it is reassuring to see young people having the opportunity to get on the property ladder again.   For those who have already have houses there is the opportunity to upsize or downsize depending on their requirements.   The pace of growth is […]

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FIRST TIME BUYERS IN 2018

December 10, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Legal News   |   Comments Off on FIRST TIME BUYERS IN 2018

“Buying a house is fun but stressful at times.  Be prepared to chase people to get things done”  At O’Shea Russell we have the Legal Experience you need to help alleviate much of the stress.  For any First Time Buyer, an excellent starting point is the HOUSE BUYERS’ CHECKLIST on our Homepage (www.oshearussell.ie).   From many […]

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THE 8 MISTAKES ACCIDENT VICTIMS MAKE

December 10, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Legal News   |   Comments Off on THE 8 MISTAKES ACCIDENT VICTIMS MAKE

At O’Shea Russell Solicitors we provide a dedicated Personal Injury Service (to include Medical Malpractice). While each case is completely individual we do provide a set of helpful CHECKLISTS on our Homepage (www.oshearussell.ie) that give some guidance. Years of experience tells us that there are Common Mistakes that Accident/Injury victims tend to make. We hope […]

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BUYING A HOUSE OFF THE PLANS

October 20, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,buying a house,Buying a Site,House Building,Legal News   |   Comments Off on BUYING A HOUSE OFF THE PLANS

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices. On our Home page www.oshearussell.ie you will find a number of useful CHECKLISTS if you are considering the Purchase of an existing house. Buying “off the Plans” presents an […]

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FREE AUCTION ADVICE

October 20, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,buying a house,Buying a Site,House Building,Legal News   |   Comments Off on FREE AUCTION ADVICE

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices.  The new buoyancy in the Property Market is likely to see an increase in the level of Properties being sold at Auction.  The Process of Purchase of Auction is […]

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TOP 10 TIPS FOR A GOOD DIVORCE OUTCOME

October 20, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Compensation Claims,Legal News,Making a Will   |   Comments Off on TOP 10 TIPS FOR A GOOD DIVORCE OUTCOME

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices. Firstly ensure in your Preliminary Discussion with your Solicitor that there are no grounds for the annulment of your marriage. Organise your paperwork e.g. Marriage Certificate, Mortgage Statements, Childrens’ […]

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YOUR BUSINESS STARTUP

October 20, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,Employment Law,Legal News   |   Comments Off on YOUR BUSINESS STARTUP

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices. There are few things as exciting as a new business startup for the Participants and that enthusiasm is extremely important and infectious.  However, as with anything you build, the […]

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COULD YOUR DOG COST YOU €230,000?

September 13, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Legal News   |   Comments Off on COULD YOUR DOG COST YOU €230,000?

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices.   I’m a dog lover, always have been.   But, with ownership comes responsibility and recognition.     The relationship you have with your dog is unique as is your dogs response […]

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CONVEYANCING FEES: BUYING A HOUSE

September 11, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,buying a house,Buying a Site,Legal News   |   Comments Off on CONVEYANCING FEES: BUYING A HOUSE

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices. For anyone considering a house purchase, the House Buyer’s Checklist on our Homepage is a must. It can be challenging to budget for the purchase of your House, however, […]

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HIT BY UNINSURED DRIVER !

August 09, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Compensation Claims,Legal News   |   Comments Off on HIT BY UNINSURED DRIVER !

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices. Can I get Compensation if hit by an uninsured or hit and run driver ? In a word the answer is “yes”. In 2009 the Motor Insurers Bureau of […]

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FAIL TO PLAN, PLAN TO FAIL!

July 06, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,buying a house,Buying a Site,Legal News   |   Comments Off on FAIL TO PLAN, PLAN TO FAIL!

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices. One of the principal reasons that House Sales fall through or are seriously delayed is because of Planning and Building Control issues.   Addressing the question as to whether your […]

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INTRODUCING O’SHEA RUSSELL SOLICITORS NEW FREE ADVICE FRIDAYS

June 29, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,buying a house,Buying a Site,Compensation Claims,Legal News,Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on INTRODUCING O’SHEA RUSSELL SOLICITORS NEW FREE ADVICE FRIDAYS

Introducing O’Shea Russell Solicitors new FREE ADVICE FRIDAYS. Need some preliminary Advice on your Property Transaction, Accident Claim or any other Legal Matter? E-mail your Question IN CONFIDENCE to nicholas@oshearussell.ie on a Friday and you will have your FREE ADVICE within 24 hours. Contact us any time via Facebook    or via our website www.oshearussell.ie

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IT’S BEYOND ME RON ! YOU NEED O SHEA RUSSELL SOLICITORS

June 20, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Compensation Claims,Employment Law,Legal News,Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on IT’S BEYOND ME RON ! YOU NEED O SHEA RUSSELL SOLICITORS

  Dedicated Personal Injuries Service. CONTACT: O’ SHEA RUSSELL SOLICITORS www.oshearussell.ie nicholas@oshearussell.ie                                                TEL : 059 9724106/9724642

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WE’RE HEADING TO O’SHEA RUSSELL SOLICITORS !

June 14, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Compensation Claims,Legal News,Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on WE’RE HEADING TO O’SHEA RUSSELL SOLICITORS !

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices.   Specialist Personal Injuries Service:- Road Traffic Accidents Workplace Accidents Slip and Fall Medical Negligence Contact: O’Shea Russell Solicitors, Main Street, Graignamanagh, County Kilkenny Tel: 059 9724106 E-Mail: nicholas@oshearussell.ie […]

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GETTING A QUOTE FOR THE LEGAL WORK ON YOUR HOUSE PURCHASE

June 14, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,buying a house,Buying a Site,Legal News   |   Comments Off on GETTING A QUOTE FOR THE LEGAL WORK ON YOUR HOUSE PURCHASE

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices. We are happy to provide a quote if you would like to contact us by phone, e-mail (nicholas@oshearussell.ie) or via Facebook Messenger. Tel: 059 9724106 E-Mail: nicholas@oshearussell.ie We offer […]

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DENY, DELAY, DEFEND ….the tactics of some Insurance Companies.

May 31, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Compensation Claims,Legal News   |   Comments Off on DENY, DELAY, DEFEND ….the tactics of some Insurance Companies.

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices.     I make no secret of the fact that I don’t like Insurance Companies.   I am sure that the feeling is mutual; but that’s okay.   Insurers and Solicitors […]

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REASONS WHY PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION IS NOT FOR THE DIY ENTHUSIAST!

May 17, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Compensation Claims,Legal News,Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on REASONS WHY PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION IS NOT FOR THE DIY ENTHUSIAST!

  Don’t be fooled into thinking by Insurance Companies or, indeed, by the Personal Injuries Assessment Board that you are best served in conducting your own Personal Injury Claim as a DIY Project. Instead, it is essential that you contact your Solicitor as soon as can be after an accident.   Your Solicitor will have a […]

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TRUE OR FALSE?

May 16, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Insurance,Legal News,Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on TRUE OR FALSE?

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices.   “There is no problem driving on Prescription Medication”. This is currently an issue that is of concern to a great number of people as a result of the […]

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JUST 4 THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND WHEN BUYING A HOUSE

May 16, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,buying a house,Buying a Site,House Building,Legal News   |   Comments Off on JUST 4 THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND WHEN BUYING A HOUSE

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices. When buying a house there are a lot of things to remember and buyers will often feel that they are continuously juggling priorities, dealing with obstacles and often “at […]

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4 THINGS TO BEAR IN MIND IF YOU ARE BUYING A SITE

May 16, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,buying a house,Buying a Site,House Building,Legal News   |   Comments Off on 4 THINGS TO BEAR IN MIND IF YOU ARE BUYING A SITE

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices. 1 Contracts Ensure that you get Legal Contracts in place before you spend money on a Planning Application. 2 Fencing Have complete clarity from the outset around who will […]

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5 WAYS NOT TO LOSE THE SALE OF YOUR HOUSE

May 16, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Legal News   |   Comments Off on 5 WAYS NOT TO LOSE THE SALE OF YOUR HOUSE

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices.   It is easy as a Seller to feel bombarded with information and concerns when you go about selling your house property. To assist in simplifying the Process we […]

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REASONS WHY PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION IS NOT FOR THE DIY ENTHUSIAST!

May 16, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Insurance,Legal News,Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on REASONS WHY PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION IS NOT FOR THE DIY ENTHUSIAST!

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices.  Don’t be fooled into thinking by Insurance Companies or, indeed, by the Personal Injuries Assessment Board that you are best served in conducting your own Personal Injury Claim as […]

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CAN YOU BE COMPENSATED FOR LOSING YOUR BOYFRIEND?

April 03, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Compensation Claims,Legal News   |   Comments Off on CAN YOU BE COMPENSATED FOR LOSING YOUR BOYFRIEND?

An interesting question to which the answer is: “It depends”! This is a question that the High Court had to consider recently in a case brought by Ms. D against Dunnes Stores. The background to the claim was that the Claimant was cleaning the sliding glass door on a Deli Unit having removed it from […]

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BEING SAFE IN THE WORKPLACE

April 03, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Compensation Claims,Employment Law,Legal News   |   Comments Off on BEING SAFE IN THE WORKPLACE

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices.  Health and Safety Legislation places obligations on both Employers and Employees in relation to workplace safety.   Regrettably, shortcomings around vigilance sees numerous injuries still occur where they might well […]

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DOES BUYING A HOUSE NEED TO BE SCARY?

April 03, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   buying a house,Buying a Site,House Building,Legal News,selling a house,Selling your Property   |   Comments Off on DOES BUYING A HOUSE NEED TO BE SCARY?

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices.  Of course it does not but it can be extremely daunting.   For most people it will be the most significant Legal transaction ever undertaken and can prove mind boggling. […]

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CHECKLISTS MAKE LEGAL TRANSACTIONS EASIER

March 06, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,buying a house,Employment Law,Legal News,Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on CHECKLISTS MAKE LEGAL TRANSACTIONS EASIER

At O’Shea Russell Solicitors we are delighted to have added the following FREE CHECKLISTS as simple Downloads on our Homepage (www.oshearussell.ie):- House Buying Checklist Checklist if thinking of Selling your House Instructions for my Will Glovebox Companion: Capture relevant information in the event of an Accident. Dos and Don’ts if you have a Workplace Accident. […]

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WORKPLACE SAFETY: WATCH FOR THOSE LOOSE CABLES

March 06, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Compensation Claims,Legal News   |   Comments Off on WORKPLACE SAFETY: WATCH FOR THOSE LOOSE CABLES

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices. Many Personal Injury Claims are based on incidences of Trip and Fall.   Loose cables are one of the principal hazards. An Award of €94,000 was made recently to a […]

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BUS -V- CYCLIST! WHO WINS?

March 06, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Compensation Claims,Legal News   |   Comments Off on BUS -V- CYCLIST! WHO WINS?

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices. If you are a regular Listener to Newstalk and to George Hook, in particular, you will now be used to regular rants directed at both City Buses and Cyclists!  […]

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WHEN GRAFFITI COST AN EMPLOYER €12,500!

March 06, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Compensation Claims,Employment Law,Legal News   |   Comments Off on WHEN GRAFFITI COST AN EMPLOYER €12,500!

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices. Defamation is the word that covers the utterance or writing of an untrue derogatory Statement that will lead to those hearing or reading having a diminished opinion of the […]

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ASTROTURF SOCCER: FINGER INJURY

February 22, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Legal News   |   Comments Off on ASTROTURF SOCCER: FINGER INJURY

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices.   Astroturf Pitches have become a common sight around the Country and are a marvellous facility.    However, a recent High Court Case is a cautionary tale for those responsible for […]

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MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE WATCH – FAILURE TO DO THE RIGHT TEST AGAIN

February 22, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Legal News,Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE WATCH – FAILURE TO DO THE RIGHT TEST AGAIN

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices.  For those of us dealing with Medical Negligence Claims, we regularly encounter situations of negligence that are simply down to failure to do the appropriate test at the right […]

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NEGLIGENCE IN KIDNEY STONE OP

January 30, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Legal News,Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on NEGLIGENCE IN KIDNEY STONE OP

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices. For those of us who specialise in Medical Negligence Litigation the recent Decision of the High Court in Hill v HSE is particularly interesting in that it highlights what […]

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HAD AN ACCIDENT?

January 24, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Legal News   |   Comments Off on HAD AN ACCIDENT?

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices. Visit our Website www.oshearussell.ie for lots of helpful advice and, in the meantime, remember the following 7 pointers:- Independent Legal Advice will ensure that you are fully informed.   Your […]

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SELLING YOUR HOUSE?

January 24, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   buying a house,Legal News,selling a house,Selling your Property   |   Comments Off on SELLING YOUR HOUSE?

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices. What you really want is a good RESULT with the minimum of fuss and expense. Seven steps to an excellent result: RETAIN a Solicitor from the beginning.   Do no […]

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BUYING A HOUSE SHOULD BE SIMPLE

January 24, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,buying a house,House Building,Legal News,Selling your Property   |   Comments Off on BUYING A HOUSE SHOULD BE SIMPLE

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices. Buying a House should be SIMPLE but lack of preparation can lead to the entire process being an ordeal! Visit our HOMEPAGE at www.oshearussell.ie for a FREE CHECKLIST and, […]

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HAVE YOU A NON RESIDENT RELATIVE LOOKING TO BUY IN IRELAND?

January 24, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Legal News   |   Comments Off on HAVE YOU A NON RESIDENT RELATIVE LOOKING TO BUY IN IRELAND?

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices. Buying a Property for a Non Resident in Ireland, there are 6 Priorities that determine your need for a Solicitor at an early stage in the Purchase Process.   You […]

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PUT A WILL IN PLACE IN 2017

December 28, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Legal News   |   Comments Off on PUT A WILL IN PLACE IN 2017

Let this be the year that you stick to your Resolution to put a WILL in place (and Enduring Power of Attorney) if appropriate. DON’T put this on the “Long Finger” yet again. Download our FREE CHECKLIST to help you prepare for your WILL at  www.oshearussell.ie

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OPENING, IMPROVING OR SELLING YOUR BUSINESS IN 2017

December 28, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Legal News   |   Comments Off on OPENING, IMPROVING OR SELLING YOUR BUSINESS IN 2017

Let our expertise guide you and help you avoid unnecessary pitfalls. We specialise in addressing Workplace Conflict and assisting your business with structuring and compliance issues. Visit us at  www.oshearussell.ie.

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LEGAL RESOLUTIONS FOR 2017

December 28, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Legal News   |   Comments Off on LEGAL RESOLUTIONS FOR 2017

To help you with your New Year’s Resolutions please visit our website  www.oshearussell.ie  where you will find solid legal advice for the year ahead and FREE CHECKLISTS to help you maximise your opportunities and minimise your losses in 2017. Don’t forget to undertake our LEGAL HEALTH CHECK when there. Happy New Year !

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PERSONAL INJURIES: PAIN AND SUFFERING

December 28, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Legal News   |   Comments Off on PERSONAL INJURIES: PAIN AND SUFFERING

 A Personal Injury resulting from a Road Traffic Accident, from a Workplace Accident or from Medical Misadventure is no laughing matter nor are the implications to be minimised. Much of the propaganda of Insurance Companies around such matters has now been exposed as has the profit motivation behind their expensive promotional campaigns. We are proud […]

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SELLING YOUR HOUSE THIS YEAR

December 28, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Legal News   |   Comments Off on SELLING YOUR HOUSE THIS YEAR

Avoid expensive mistakes and get the best price ! Download our FREE CHECKLIST at  www.oshearussell.ie or read our wide ranging blogs on house sale. Best of Luck

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BUYING A HOUSE IN 2017

December 28, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Legal News   |   Comments Off on BUYING A HOUSE IN 2017

 Towards the end of last year we introduced as a FREE DOWNLOAD an essential CHECKLIST for anyone considering a House Purchase. Let our experience help make your experience a good one ! Visit us at  www.oshearussell.ie

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USEFUL CHECKLISTS

December 02, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Legal News   |   Comments Off on USEFUL CHECKLISTS

Even after all of these years, Santa still relies on his Checklist. At O’Shea Russell Solicitors we are now delighted to have added the following FREE CHECKLISTS as simple Downloads on our Homepage (www.oshearussell.ie):- House Buying Checklist Checklist if thinking of Selling your House Instructions for my Will Glovebox Companion: Capture relevant information in the […]

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AWARENESS IN THE WORKPLACE ….. AVOIDING INJURIES

November 18, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Legal News   |   Comments Off on AWARENESS IN THE WORKPLACE ….. AVOIDING INJURIES

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices. Who remembers that iconic moment in Blackadder Goes Forth when, facing imminent death in No Man’s Land, Baldrick observes that the ladder he is to use to go from […]

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BUYING OR SELLING A HOUSE: IS THE PROBATE PROCESS GOING TO COMPLICATE MATTERS?

October 15, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Legal News   |   Comments Off on BUYING OR SELLING A HOUSE: IS THE PROBATE PROCESS GOING TO COMPLICATE MATTERS?

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices.    In a word ‘No’!   However, the Probate Process may delay the conclusion of the transaction.   What is Probate?   The word is used loosely to reference the situation where […]

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GRAIGUENAMANAGH ENTERPRISE TOWN

October 05, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Legal News   |   Comments Off on GRAIGUENAMANAGH ENTERPRISE TOWN

We are delighted that Graiguenamanagh has been chosen by Bank of Ireland as an Enterprise Town with local Businesses displaying services and products at the Abbey Hall on Friday the 7th October 2016.   You are invited to visit our display there as we’d love to see you.

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MARITAL BREAKDOWN ……. the journey to achieving terms.

September 09, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Legal News   |   Comments Off on MARITAL BREAKDOWN ……. the journey to achieving terms.

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices.   In addition to being a relationship between two people, marriage is also a contract.   A contract of marriage, like all contracts, has legal implications for the parties which […]

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WHERE THERE’S A WILL… THERE’S A WAY!

September 09, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Legal News   |   Comments Off on WHERE THERE’S A WILL… THERE’S A WAY!

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices. Making a WILL is a reasonably straightforward and inexpensive process. A WILL enables you to decide on how your assets are distributed on your death. Word of mouth, promises […]

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WARDSHIP

September 09, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Legal News   |   Comments Off on WARDSHIP

 If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices. If a Person becomes incapable of managing his or her own affairs and there is no Enduring Power of Attorney in existence, then it may be necessary for the […]

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HAD AN ACCIDENT? Don’t be trapped by poor decision making. You need a Solicitor who specialises in Personal Injury Claims!

September 09, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Legal News   |   Comments Off on HAD AN ACCIDENT? Don’t be trapped by poor decision making. You need a Solicitor who specialises in Personal Injury Claims!

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices. There is a stark reality in the relationship that exists between Insurance Companies and an Injured Party.   The former, understandably, looks to protect and maximise their profits; the latter […]

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INJURED

September 09, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Legal News   |   Comments Off on INJURED

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices.       If you believe that you may have suffered an injury as a result of the negligence of another please do not hesitate to contact us for […]

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SELLING YOUR PROPERTY AND AVOIDING THE “DEAD ZONE”

September 09, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Legal News   |   Comments Off on SELLING YOUR PROPERTY AND AVOIDING THE “DEAD ZONE”

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices.       In O’Shea Russell we call it the “DEADZONE”; that place or time between you going “SALE AGREED” on your house and actually exchanging Contracts.   This can […]

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WATCH YOUR STEP

August 03, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Legal News   |   Comments Off on WATCH YOUR STEP

 It doesn’t take the High Court to tell us that a stairs can be a very dangerous place.  Trips and falls on poorly maintained workplace stairs are common and proper maintenance of such areas is a significant Health & Safety issue. In a recent case before the High Court a Dunnes Stores’ employee strained the […]

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DON’T BUY A DUD CAR!

July 22, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Legal News   |   Comments Off on DON’T BUY A DUD CAR!

Car Buyers often believe that they enjoy the full protection of Consumer Legislation on buying a car.  Yes, that protection exists if you purchase from a reputable Car Dealer but it does not extend to PRIVATE PURCHASE.   It is essential to carry out a full vehicle inspection (by a mechanic) and full vehicle history […]

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MEDWATCH

July 22, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Legal News   |   Comments Off on MEDWATCH

 On our ongoing MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE WATCH (and indeed our pursuit of redress for those affected) we must regrettably report on yet another case of cerebral palsy caused by Hospital/Consultant Negligence around the delivery of a baby.  In this case we witness, yet again, unacceptable failure to procure an early, expeditious and timely delivery of a […]

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