The Law relating to Rights of Way and other Easements

The Government has confirmed that it plans to amend the provisions in the Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2009 relating to rights of way and other easements where a deadline to register those rights had been set, under the » Continue Reading

VRT Tax Case Update

This landmark case on Vehicle Registration Tax takes another twist with the Court of Appeal remitting the proceedings back to the High Court. James Whelan, Senior Partner, notes that long running litigation of this kind takes diligence and perseverance» Continue Reading

High Court Ruling favours Publicans in FBD Covid-19 Closures Case

We are pleased to note Mr. Justice Dennis McDonald in the High Court found in favour of four primarily Dublin Pub Owners, to be compensated by FBD Insurance for the disruption to their business suffered due to the Covid-19» Continue Reading

Christmas Jumper Day 2020 #Solicitors4Simon

      This Christmas Whelan Solicitors joined the Southern Law Association (SLA) #Solicitors4Simon Christmas Jumper Day on Friday 18th of December 2020 in support of The Cork Simon Community, this year’s SLA nominated charity. The strength of the» Continue Reading

Whelan Solicitors act in landmark Tax Case

Whelan Solicitors acted in this long running case for a car importer. Full judgement is still pending but we are grateful to the Court of Appeal for its comprehensive and considered treatment of the very serious issues involved for» Continue Reading

Commercial Leases in a Time of Pandemic

As a result of COVID 19, many retail premises were forced to close. This raises the question as to what the position is for companies paying rent for High Street premises, as many retailers do. One possible avenue is to» Continue Reading

Admissibility of Evidence provided by Credit Servicing Firms

Promontoria (Aran) Ltd v Burns [2020] IECA 87. In this recent Court of Appeal Judgement the Court ruled that the Affidavits lodged on behalf of Promontoria to support their claim for judgement of €27 million against the Defendants, which had» Continue Reading

Property News

Whelan Solicitors acted for the sellers of a high profile property in Carrigtwohill early this year. The Aldi unit in Carrigtwohill, Co Cork was sold by Bam Property to a leading French investment fund, Corum, in one of the highest» Continue Reading

Pension Investments

With tightening credit lines and Banks requiring stricter standards for lending since the economic downturn, many companies seeking finance are turning to pensions for capital investment. Whelan Solicitors partner with several leading pension fund managers to advise on lending by» Continue Reading

RIAI Architecture Awards

Whelan Solicitors are delighted to note that Scott Tallon Walker Architects have been recognised in this year’s RIAI Architecture Awards for their work on Lee Point Student Accommodation, Brewery Quarter, South Main St, Cork, which was named winner in» Continue Reading