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Changes to Run-Off Insurance for Solicitors

by Shane Neville, Grace Toher
05 Nov 2020
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Distressed M&A – Opportunities and Risks

As many companies continue to suffer economic hardship due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it is likely that mergers and...

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Crypto: Legal Certainty Forthcoming

by Adrian Mulryan
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DBEI Code of Conduct between Landlords and Tenants:  Landlords Take Note

Earlier this month the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation (“DBEI”) released a voluntary code of conduct (&ldquo...

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LK Shields acts for MDM in connection with Offshore Cabling Projects

LK Shields are delighted to have been retained by sub-sea specialist engineering firm McMahon Design and Management Limited (MDM) in...

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Compliance Agenda - October 2020

by Elaine Hughes, Colm Hanley, Liam Boyle, James Carolan
Photo for article Directors Duties During the Ongoing Crisis

Directors Duties During the Ongoing Crisis

by Elaine Hughes, Colm Hanley, Liam Boyle, James Carolan
Photo for article New IT Infrastructure at the Companies Registration Office: Will it Affect You?

New IT Infrastructure at the Companies Registration Office: Will it Affect You?

The Companies Registration Office (“CRO”) is undergoing a digital transformation.  The existing CORE (Companies Online Registration Environment)...

Photo for article Brexit: Review Governance of Companies before 31 December 2020

Brexit: Review Governance of Companies before 31 December 2020

by Elaine Hughes, Colm Hanley, Liam Boyle, James Carolan
Photo for article New Annual Return Filing Extensions Announced

New Annual Return Filing Extensions Announced

The Companies Registration Office (CRO) previously announced that the annual return filing extension was extended from 30 June 2020 to 31 October 2020 due...

Photo for article Liability of Online Platform Operators for User Copyright Infringement

Liability of Online Platform Operators for User Copyright Infringement

by Ciarán Markey, Peter Bolger
Photo for article LK Shields Solicitors ranked as a Top 5 Irish Law Firm in Mergermarket Global and Regional M&A Report

LK Shields Solicitors ranked as a Top 5 Irish Law Firm in Mergermarket Global and Regional M&A Report

LK Shields Solicitors LLP has been ranked as a Top 5 Irish Law Firm in the Mergermarket Global and Regional...

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Infographic: The Platform to Business Regulation

by Jane O’Grady
Commercial Property
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Welcome to the latest episode of the Legal Business Podcast from LK Shields. In this episode, Cathal Hester, Associate Solicitor in the Commercial Property Team...

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Stamp Duty on Shares Deriving Value from Non-Residential Property

by Emmet Scully
Photo for article Civil Justice and Private International Law:  New Guidance from the European Commission for post-Brexit Disputes

Civil Justice and Private International Law:  New Guidance from the European Commission for post-Brexit Disputes

by Richard Curran
15 Oct 2020
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Construction Business Risk in Ireland & the UK post Brexit

Enterprise Ireland, Blake Morgan and LK Shields invite you to this unique Brexit deadline day webinar: “Construction Business Risk...

Photo for article The Investment Limited Partnerships (Amendment) Bill 2020

The Investment Limited Partnerships (Amendment) Bill 2020

2020 is likely to see an update to the legal framework for an ILP in Ireland. Successive governments in Ireland have...

Photo for article Business Interruption Insurance: FCA Test Cases

Business Interruption Insurance: FCA Test Cases

by Shane Neville, Ian Lavelle
Photo for article Top tips for businesses in the event of a no-deal Brexit

Top tips for businesses in the event of a no-deal Brexit

by Marco Hickey, Emma Creaven
Photo for article Construction Adjudication in Ireland: The Latest Trends

Construction Adjudication in Ireland: The Latest Trends

by Amy Bradley, Michael Kavanagh
Photo for article Remote Working And Compliance With Working-Time Rules

Remote Working And Compliance With Working-Time Rules

by Jennifer O’Neill
Photo for article New rules relating to written submissions and issue papers in the High Court

New rules relating to written submissions and issue papers in the High Court

A new High Court Practice Direction “HC97 – Written Submissions and Issue Papers”, issued by the President of...

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New EU Rules on Foreign Direct Investment

An EU Regulation establishing a framework for screening foreign direct investments into the EU was approved on 5 March 2019 (the &ldquo...

Photo for article Renewable Energy:  Irish Government Approves Results of RESS Auction

Renewable Energy:  Irish Government Approves Results of RESS Auction

Government approval of the results of the first Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) auction was announced on 11 September 2020. Offers to...

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Insolvency Knowledge Hub

Insolvency Practitioners operate in a unique environment where they are subject to their own specific requirements as well as th

Photo for article World Trademark Review Global Leaders 2020

World Trademark Review Global Leaders 2020

Peter Bolger has been ranked as a Global Leader by the World Trademark Review. Peter Bolger, Head of Intellectual Property,...

Photo for article Distressed M&A – Opportunities and Risks

Distressed M&A – Opportunities and Risks

by Ruairí Mulrean, Paul Dineen, Richard Curran, Marco Hickey
Photo for article Small Win for Product Promotions, But No Giveaways

Small Win for Product Promotions, But No Giveaways

by Robert Haniver, Peter Bolger
Photo for article LK Shields Solicitors LLP Recognised by IFLR1000 for Project Development

LK Shields Solicitors LLP Recognised by IFLR1000 for Project Development

The Projects and Construction Team at LK Shields Solicitors LLP has been ranked in the area of Project Development by...

Photo for article Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Covid-19) Act 2020: Annual General Meetings

Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Covid-19) Act 2020: Annual General Meetings

by Elaine Hughes, Liam Boyle, Colm Hanley, James Carolan
Photo for article LK Shields Solicitors LLP Pledge Support to GEDI Charter

LK Shields Solicitors LLP Pledge Support to GEDI Charter

The Law Society of Ireland’s Gender, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (GEDI) Charter aims to establish standards for inclusion...

Photo for article Technimark Acquires Tool & Plastic Industries Ltd

Technimark Acquires Tool & Plastic Industries Ltd

LK Shields acted for Tool and Plastic Industries Limited, a leading Irish manufacturer of injection moulded plastic products, on its...

Photo for article LK Shields Solicitors LLP Announces Promotion in Company Secretarial and Compliance Team

LK Shields Solicitors LLP Announces Promotion in Company Secretarial and Compliance Team

Leading corporate and commercial law firm LK Shields Solicitors LLP have promoted Elaine Hughes to Director of Company Secretarial...

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Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme

On 23 July 2020, the Irish Government announced the introduction of a new Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (“EWSS”).  The...

Photo for article Highlights from the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission’s  2019 Annual Report

Highlights from the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission’s 2019 Annual Report

by Marco Hickey, Emma Creaven
Photo for article Withdrawal or Amendment of Dividend Resolutions

Withdrawal or Amendment of Dividend Resolutions

by Elaine Hughes, James Carolan, Colm Hanley, Liam Boyle
Photo for article COVID-19 and Solicitors’ Professional Indemnity Insurance

COVID-19 and Solicitors’ Professional Indemnity Insurance

by Shane Neville
Photo for article Agritech Company MagGrow Raises €6M in Investment Round

Agritech Company MagGrow Raises €6M in Investment Round

LK Shields Solicitors LLP was delighted to act for MagGrow in its Series A Investment Round. MagGrow are ...

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M&A for Regulated Financial Services Firms

by Jennifer McGuire, David Naughton, James Byrne
Corporate and Commercial
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The Legal Business Podcast: Since this crisis began LK Shields has seen concerns being raised by directors and many bodies in Ireland representing directors in...

Photo for article Cookie Fumbles: Grace Period in Ireland Ends Soon

Cookie Fumbles: Grace Period in Ireland Ends Soon

by Robert Haniver
Photo for article Temporary Changes Will Ease Compliance Requirements for Businesses

Temporary Changes Will Ease Compliance Requirements for Businesses

by Richard Curran, Ruairí Mulrean, Jill Callanan, Paul Dineen
Photo for article Sure Valley Ventures Invests in Volograms Ltd

Sure Valley Ventures Invests in Volograms Ltd

LK Shields Solicitors LLP was delighted to advise Sure Valley Ventures in relation to its participation in the...

Photo for article LK Shields Highly Ranked in Mergermarket M&A Deal Report

LK Shields Highly Ranked in Mergermarket M&A Deal Report

LK Shields Solicitors LLP is delighted to be ranked as the seventh M&A firm in Ireland by...

Photo for article Reach Plc Purchase 50% Interest in Independent Star Ltd

Reach Plc Purchase 50% Interest in Independent Star Ltd

LK Shields was delighted to act for Reach Plc, the largest commercial national and regional news publisher in ...

Photo for article Third Party Rights Against Insurers in Ireland

Third Party Rights Against Insurers in Ireland

by Grace Toher, Ian Lavelle
Photo for article Brexit Update: ESMA and European Regulators Confirm the Status of MoUs with the FCA

Brexit Update: ESMA and European Regulators Confirm the Status of MoUs with the FCA

On 1 February 2019, the European Securities and Markets Authority (“ESMA”) and the European securities regulators agreed on Memoranda...

Commercial Property
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The Legal Business Podcast - Episode 1 - Pat Ryan, Partner, Commercial Property discusses the key legal considerations to bear in mind before reopening a commercial...

Photo for article Central Register of Beneficial Ownership Introduced for ICAVs and Unit Trusts

Central Register of Beneficial Ownership Introduced for ICAVs and Unit Trusts

by Adrian Mulryan, Elaine Hughes
Photo for article LK Shields Solicitors LLP Announces Appointment of New Managing Partner and Chairman

LK Shields Solicitors LLP Announces Appointment of New Managing Partner and Chairman

LK Shields Solicitors LLP is delighted to announce the appointment of David Williams as its new Managing Partner.  David...

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YouTube Not Obliged to Disclose IP Address of Infringer

CJEU Ruling. In the event that a film is unlawfully uploaded to an online platform (e.g. YouTube), the rightholder...

Photo for article LK Shields announces Partner Promotion in Projects and Construction Team

LK Shields announces Partner Promotion in Projects and Construction Team

Leading corporate and commercial law firm LK Shields has promoted Projects and Construction specialist Jamie Ritchie to partner level. Jamie...

Photo for article Following the Protocol? Don’t Forget Staff’s Data

Following the Protocol? Don’t Forget Staff’s Data

by Robert Haniver
Photo for article Ardonagh Group Acquires O’Driscoll O’Neil

Ardonagh Group Acquires O’Driscoll O’Neil

LK Shields acted on the sale of its long-standing client O’Driscoll O’Neil insurance broker, to The...

Corporate and Commercial
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The SOAR Workshop Series is a partnership between LK Shields and the Access Programme at NUI Galway. This partnership has been made possible through our...

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LK Shields AR Programme Update– SOAR

SOAR (success overcoming all resistance) is the LK Shields AR (Artist in Residence) Programme. Following an open call process,...

Photo for article Additional Extension to annual return filing period

Additional Extension to annual return filing period

by Elaine Hughes, James Carolan, Liam Boyle, Colm Hanley
Photo for article Establishing a Charity in Ireland:  Company Secretarial Considerations

Establishing a Charity in Ireland:  Company Secretarial Considerations

by Elaine Hughes, Colm Hanley, Liam Boyle, James Carolan
Photo for article Directors residential address disclosure requirements

Directors residential address disclosure requirements

by Elaine Hughes, Liam Boyle, Colm Hanley, James Carolan
Photo for article Effective Minute Taking

Effective Minute Taking

by Elaine Hughes, Colm Hanley, James Carolan, Liam Boyle
Photo for article Compliance Agenda - July 2020

Compliance Agenda - July 2020

by Elaine Hughes, Liam Boyle, James Carolan, Colm Hanley
Photo for article Start-ups, State Aid and COVID-19

Start-ups, State Aid and COVID-19

by Marco Hickey, Emma Creaven
Photo for article Acquisitions in Financial Services: Irish Regulatory Requirements

Acquisitions in Financial Services: Irish Regulatory Requirements

by Trevor Dolan, Marco Hickey
Photo for article Reopening a Commercial Premises

Reopening a Commercial Premises

by Patrick Ryan
Photo for article M&A Transactions During the COVID-19 Crisis: Due Diligence Considerations

M&A Transactions During the COVID-19 Crisis: Due Diligence Considerations

by Jennifer McGuire, James Byrne
Photo for article Directors Duties and Liabilities: Statement from the ODCE

Directors Duties and Liabilities: Statement from the ODCE

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, concerns have been raised by directors and bodies representing directors regarding potential liabilities...

Photo for article Offshore Renewable Energy Projects Designated as Relevant Projects

Offshore Renewable Energy Projects Designated as Relevant Projects

by Philip Daly, Seanna Mulrean
Photo for article Hugh Garvey Memorial Award for Intellectual Property Law 2020

Hugh Garvey Memorial Award for Intellectual Property Law 2020

Congratulations to NUIG students Rebecca Anderson and Mary O'Rourke, worthy winners of the Hugh Garvey Memorial Award for Intellectual...

Photo for article Use of Confidentiality Ring for Discovery Approved

Use of Confidentiality Ring for Discovery Approved

by Redmond Arigho, Muireann Granville, Michael Kavanagh, Ciarán Markey
Photo for article Elephant Partners Invest in Keelvar Systems

Elephant Partners Invest in Keelvar Systems

LK Shields were delighted to act for Elephant Partners in an investment round. Advice provided to Elephant Partners was in...

Photo for article Deloitte Acquires Cloud Consultancy DNM

Deloitte Acquires Cloud Consultancy DNM

LK Shields acted for Deloitte on its acquisition of leading Irish cloud consultancy and managed services provider DNM which operates...

Photo for article TUPE: Can beneficial variations made pre-transfer be deemed invalid?

TUPE: Can beneficial variations made pre-transfer be deemed invalid?

by Einde O’Donnell
Photo for article Corporate Restructuring and Recovery Options Part 3: Examinership

Corporate Restructuring and Recovery Options Part 3: Examinership

by Ruairí Mulrean, Paul Dineen, Jill Callanan
Photo for article Simon Mahon joins Banking and Finance Team at LK Shields

Simon Mahon joins Banking and Finance Team at LK Shields

We are delighted to welcome Simon Mahon as an Associate Solicitor in our Banking and Finance Team. Simon has extensive...

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Trading While Insolvent

by Shane Neville, Ian Lavelle, Jill Callanan
Photo for article Ameresco Acquires Beale Hill Wind Farm

Ameresco Acquires Beale Hill Wind Farm

LK Shields advised US based electric energy group Ameresco in its acquisition and upgrade of the Beale Hill Wind Farm...

Photo for article Simplified Merger Notification Procedure in Ireland

Simplified Merger Notification Procedure in Ireland

by Marco Hickey, Emma Creaven
Photo for article Return to Work National Safely Protocol Published

Return to Work National Safely Protocol Published

by Aoife Bradley, Einde O’Donnell
Photo for article Corporate Restructuring and Recovery Options Available: Part 2 -  Mergers and Divisions

Corporate Restructuring and Recovery Options Available: Part 2 -  Mergers and Divisions

by Jennifer McGuire, Ruairí Mulrean, James Byrne
21 May 2020
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Webinar: The Role of Directors in Distributions, Loans and Capital

Please join us for a webinar with ICSA Ireland where Ruairí Mulrean and Elaine Hughes will discuss...

Photo for article Government announces €6.5 billion in support measures for businesses

Government announces €6.5 billion in support measures for businesses

by Andrew Power
Photo for article Liquidator refused access to Google email account by High Court

Liquidator refused access to Google email account by High Court

by Redmond Arigho, Jill Callanan
Photo for article #10 things You Should Know Before Reopening Construction Sites

#10 things You Should Know Before Reopening Construction Sites

by Jamie Ritchie
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LK Shields Solicitors LLP

We hope that you are keeping safe and well during these turbulent times.  Our offices in Dublin and Galway...

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State aid regime during COVID-19

by Marco Hickey, Emma Creaven
Photo for article Sure Valley Ventures investment in Buymie Limited

Sure Valley Ventures investment in Buymie Limited

LK Shields advised Sure Valley Ventures in relation to its participation in the Series A Investment Round of Buymie Limited,...

Photo for article Overview of Corporate Restructuring and Recovery Options Available Under Irish Law - Part 1

Overview of Corporate Restructuring and Recovery Options Available Under Irish Law - Part 1

by Paul Dineen, Ruairí Mulrean, Richard Curran
Photo for article Changes to Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme

Changes to Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme

by Einde O’Donnell, Aoife Bradley
Photo for article Covid-19 and FDI: a new era of European protectionism in M&A?

Covid-19 and FDI: a new era of European protectionism in M&A?

by Ruairí Mulrean
Photo for article Establishment of a Financial Support Scheme for Nursing Homes During COVID-19

Establishment of a Financial Support Scheme for Nursing Homes During COVID-19

by Marco Hickey, Emma Creaven
Photo for article Central Bank:  Flexibility on Certain Reporting Requirements

Central Bank:  Flexibility on Certain Reporting Requirements

The Central Bank of Ireland (Central Bank) has published details of the flexible approach it will be adopting towards regulatory...

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COVID-19: Immigration Issues

by Jennifer O’Neill, Aoife Bradley
Photo for article Construction Contracts Adjudication Service processing applications for appointment of Adjudicator

Construction Contracts Adjudication Service processing applications for appointment of Adjudicator

The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation (DBEI) has confirmed that the Construction Contracts Adjudication Service is now in a...

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Legal 500 2020

LK Shields have once again been highly ranked in The Legal 500 2020 guide to outstanding lawyers in Europe, Middle...

Photo for article Supports Announced by Broadcasting Authority of Ireland

Supports Announced by Broadcasting Authority of Ireland

by Jennifer McGuire
Photo for article How the COVID-19 Pandemic is Affecting the Administration of Justice in Ireland

How the COVID-19 Pandemic is Affecting the Administration of Justice in Ireland

by Grace Toher, Shane Neville
Photo for article Remote working: eSignatures for contracts and other documents

Remote working: eSignatures for contracts and other documents

by Robert Haniver
Photo for article Retention of Title Clauses in the Context of the COVID-19 Crisis

Retention of Title Clauses in the Context of the COVID-19 Crisis

by Jill Callanan, Clare Dowling
Photo for article Responding to Data Subject Access Requests During the COVID-19 Crisis

Responding to Data Subject Access Requests During the COVID-19 Crisis

by Jeanne Kelly

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