Pat Davitt, chief executive of IPAV: calling for the introduction of purchase contracts. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Frustration with conveyancing delays of up to four and a half months prompted estate agents organisation IPAV to meet the Law Society this week in (...)

Delays in conveyancing by solicitors is causing lost sales and banks to withdraw finance. Photograph: Eric Luke

At a meeting of the Oireachtas Committee on Justice earlier this month, members were told that six in every 10 auctioneers were experiencing delays in(...)

The Friary Building office complex on Bowe Street in Dublin 7

Property agent Allsop is seeking €2.3 million for the Friary Building office complex on Bowe Street in Dublin 7. The three-storey over basement terrac(...)

This way for . . . Senior counsel reported doing the highest proportion of free legal advice work in a recent survey, with 50 per cent giving their time frequently

“It’s definitely a new movement, but it’s one that is growing,” said Pila coordinator Rachel Power of pro bono work in the legal profession.Pila (Publ(...)

The President of the High Court, Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns, has said “comfortable assumptions” that legal fees should continue as before “without the slightest regard for privations experienced by citizens”, including other professionals, does not serve “the interests of justice”. Photograph: Alan Betson

The President of the High Court has said “comfortable assumptions” that legal fees should continue as before “without the slightest regard for privati(...)

Tree surgeon Stephen Buchanan working on trees near Maynooth , Co KildarePhotograph: Eric Luke/ The Irish Times

Stephen Buchanan was about five years old when he first saw a tree being felled. It was in the family’s garden in Castleknock when Dutch elm struck(...)

A solicitor who failed to comply with undertakings to banks in relation to property transactions for clients has been struck off by the High Court. J (...)

Last November, the Government confirmed that a local division of the Unified Patent Court will be established in Ireland, which would allow businesses to resolve disputes around intellectual property rights (IPR) locally rather than in other EU member states. File photograph: Getty Images

The establishment of a new court described as crucial to securing the future of the so-called “knowledge economy” will require a referendum to amend t(...)

Typically, for life insurance cover, it’s recommended that between 10 and 15 times your current annual income is needed to maintain your lifestyle

If you have been following this series you will have already taken charge of your savings and considered your plans for retirement. Now it’s time to e(...)

The High Court has struck off a solicitor for professional misconduct, including for misrepresenting himself as a partner in a law firm when he was no(...)