Practice Areas

Kieran Mulcahy Solicitors Practice Areas

Insolvency Law

Insolvency LawAt Kieran Mulcahy Solicitors we have successfully acted in relation to a number of High Court Liquidations and we have particular expertise in relation to Voluntary and Compulsory Liquidations, Creditors’ Meetings, Examinerships and Receiverships and general matters concerning Insolvency and Corporate Restructuring.

Kieran Mulcahy is a qualified practitioner in the Laws of Insolvency and Corporate Restructuring.

If we can assist you in relation to any Insolvency Law matter or queries please contact Kieran Mulcahy Solicitors.

Debt Collection and Debt Management

Debt CollectionAt Kieran Mulcahy Solicitors we assist clients with the recovery of debts.

We also provide a service of providing advice in relation to the negotiation of secured and unsecured debt. This includes applications pursuant to a Personal Insolvency Arrangment or Debt Settlement Arrangement. We also assist clients who may find themselves in debt.

If you have a debt or debts which are owing to you or your business or if you require assistance with a debt or debts please kindly contact Kieran Mulcahy Solicitors.

Licensing Law

Licencing LawAt Kieran Mulcahy Solicitors we have expertise in all areas of Licensing Law. We regularly attend before Licensing Courts and we have brought complex Licensing cases before the Courts successfully.

We provide a full range of Licensing Law assistance including the renewal of an Intoxicating Liquor Licence, Licences applicable to Restaurants, Pubs, Hotels and Cafes, temporary transfers, purchases and sales of Licences.

If we can assist you in relation to any Licensing matter or queries please contact Kieran Mulcahy Solicitors.

Intellectual Property Law, Copyright Law, Trade marks and Patents Law

Intellectual Property LawAt Kieran Mulcahy Solicitors we advise comprehensively of the laws pertaining to Intellectual Property Law and Copyright Law. We also advise and act with regard to Trade marks and Patents Law and the registration applicable to same.

Copyright Law in Ireland is governed by the Copyright and Related Rights Act 2000.

The civil remedies available for infringement of copyright are supported by a range of penalties for criminal offences in relation to copyright and related rights. The copyright holder may now take actions against infringements of copyright which will allow for the delivery up of infringing copies or the seizure of same.

Sections 249 to 263 of the Copyright and Related Rights Act 2000 allows for the reference of disputes between licensees and licensing bodies to the Controller of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks.

We also have significant experience of advising and successfully assisting clients with Trademarks and Patents registrations. We have advised in relation to the Trade Marks Act 1996.

We have also worked closely with the Irish Patent Office in relation to our clients’ applications and achieved the protections which our clients have sought in the appropriate territories.

If you might wish to discuss any Intellectual Property Law, Copyright Law, Trade marks or Patents Law matters or applications please kindly contact Kieran Mulcahy Solicitors.

Health and Safety Law

Health and Safety LawAt Kieran Mulcahy Solicitors we provide detailed advices and we draft all relevant documentation in the area of Health and Safety Law.

The main legislation providing for the health and safety of people in the workplace is the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005. This Act consolidates and updates the provisions of the Safety, Health and Welfare Act 1989. It applies to all employers, employees (including fixed-term and temporary employees) and self-employed people in their workplaces.

Almost all of the specific Health and Safety Laws which apply generally to all employments are contained in the Safety Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007.

Under Section 8 of the Act the employer has a duty to ensure the employees’ safety, health and welfare at work in so far as is reasonably practicable.

Under Section 13 of the Act employee’s duties are set out.

Risk assessment and Safety Statement

Under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 every employer is required to carry out a risk assessment for the workplace which should identify any hazards present in the workplace, assess the risks arising from such hazards and identify the steps to be taken to deal with any risks.

The employer must also prepare a Safety Statement which is based on the risk assessment.

Kieran Mulcahy Solicitors has assisted clients in the above matters to ensure the client’s compliance with all of the client’s obligations in relation to Health and Safety Law, risk assessments and Safety Statements.

Kieran Mulcahy Solicitors also advises in relation to workplace bullying and harrassment and Health and Safety Leave, protective equipment and appropriate safeguards in the workplace.

Kieran Mulcahy Solicitors advises clients of The Code of Practice for Employers and Employees on the prevention and resolution of bullying at work.

The Employment Equality Acts 1998-2011 places obligations on all employers to prevent Harassment in the workplace. Kieran Mulcahy Solicitors provides full assistance with claims to the Equality Tribunal in relation to Harrassment in the workplace.

If you might require advice or assistance in respect of any aspect of Health and Safety Law, Risk Assessments or Safety Statements or if you consider that you may have a matter concerning bullying or harassment in the workplace please kindly contact Kieran Mulcahy Solicitors and we will be delighted to assist you.

Company Law

Company LawAt Kieran Mulcahy Solicitors we offer a highly proficient service in all aspects of Company Law. We can assist with the formation and incorporation of a company through to drafting Share Purchase Agreements and advising in respect of due diligence and corporate governance.

We have appeared for clients in the High Court and Circuit Court and also in the District Court in relation to Company Law matters and we have acted in relation to franchising also.

We further deal with Share Transfers and all matters coming within the ambit of the Companies Acts.

We can also advise in relation to the Consolidated Companies Bill which will see the radical reform of Company Law in Ireland in 2014.

If you might have any Company Law issues or if you wish to form a Company please kindly contact Kieran Mulcahy Solicitors and we will be delighted to assist you.

Contract Law

Contract LawAt Kieran Mulcahy Solicitors we provide extensive expertise in the area of Contract Law. We deal with all types of Agreements and breaches of Agreements.

We have considerable proven experience in dealing with Franchises and Breach of Contract, Express and Implied Terms of Contracts, Exclusion Clauses, Mistake, Misrepresentation, Termination Clauses, Non-compete Clauses, Confidentiality Clauses, Sale of Goods and Supply of Services Acts, Consumer Protection Act 2007, EU Consumer Regulations, Unfair Consumer Practices Directive,  Revocation of Contracts and Terms of Contracts, Damages and Penalties and all other aspects of Contract Law.

If you might have any Contract Law issues please kindly contact Kieran Mulcahy Solicitors and we will be delighted to assist you.

Defamation Law

Defamation LawThe Law of Defamation in Ireland is governed by the Constitution, the Common law and the Defamation Act 2009.

Defamation Law is the law applicable to protecting a person’s reputation where a person’s reputation has been lowered or damaged.

If you might require advice in relation to any aspect of Defamation Law please contact Kieran Mulcahy Solicitors and we will be delighted to assist you.

Enduring Power of Attorney

Enduring Power of AttorneyAn Enduring Power of Attorney enables you to choose a person (called an “Attorney”) to manage your property and affairs in the event of your becoming mentally incapable of doing so. You may choose one Attorney or more than one Attorney and you may limit their power to manage your affairs and property or you may give the Attorney/s full power in those regards.

You may authorise the Attorney(s) to take certain personal care decisions on your behalf

You must give notice of the execution of the enduring power as soon as practicable to at least two persons.

At Kieran Mulcahy Solicitors we have assisted many clients with advising upon and creating Enduring Powers of Attorneys.

We also assist with applying to the High Court for the Enduring Power to be registered where necessary to give effect to its powers.

If you might wish to discuss having an Enduring Power of Attorney drafted for you or if you may have any queries in relation to an Enduring Power of Attorney please kindly contact Kieran Mulcahy Solicitors and we will be happy to discuss any matter with you.

Constitutional Law

Constitutional LawOur Irish Constitution has great relevance and applicability to our legal system. Many of our personal rights and freedoms are enshrined within it.

We are always mindful of the provisions of Bunreacht na hEireann 1937 and the many defined constitutional rights and entitlements of all Irish citizens contained therein.

If you have any Constitutional Law queries please kindly contact Kieran Mulcahy Solicitors and we will be delighted to assist you.