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Legal 500 2021

LK Shields Solicitors LLP have once again been highly ranked in the latest edition of The Legal 500 2020 guide to...

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More changes to the filing rules for Unlimited Companies

What is changing? The Companies (Accounting) Act 2017 (the “2017 Act”) has been in force for a number of years,...

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Easements and Profits à Prendre

by John Campbell, Emer Wilkie
22 Apr 2021
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Outlook on Employment Law 2021

Recognising and Responding to the Lasting Impact of the Pandemic on the Employment Landscape The Employment Team at LK Shields...

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New ESMA Q&As on Performance Fees for UCITS and certain types of AIFs

by Adrian Mulryan, Trevor Dolan, David Naughton, David Williams
Photo for article Forthcoming Developments in Merger Control in Ireland

Forthcoming Developments in Merger Control in Ireland

The Department of Enterprise Trade and Employment (Department) in a recent consultation announced the Competition (Amendment) Bill 2021 (Bill), which is...

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High Court Restricts Discovery

Dispute between Foot Locker and Grafton Street Landlord. Foot Locker Retail Ireland Ltd. v Percy Nominees Ltd. [2021] IEHC 211 Many will...

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Remote Swearing of Affidavits to Provide Greater Flexibility

by Katie Linden, Shane Neville
Financial Services
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Philip Dempsey (Sanne), David Naughton (LK Shields Solicitors LLP), Brian Murphy (Grant Thornton LLP), Michael Humphreys (Davy) and John Hunt (Sullivan and Worcester LLP) discuss...

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Renatus Capital Partners Invest in Kappture

We were delighted to advise Renatus Capital Partners on its investment in Kappture, having previously advised on the establishment of...

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LK Shields Ranks Highly in Chambers Europe 2021

LK Shields has again ranked highly in the latest edition of Chambers Europe. Leading independent legal directory Chambers and Partners...

Photo for article Arachas Corporate Brokers Acquire Orange Bear Consulting

Arachas Corporate Brokers Acquire Orange Bear Consulting

LK Shields Solicitors LLP was delighted to act for Arachas Corporate Brokers in its acquisition of Kilkenny-based fintech company Orange...

23 Mar 2021
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Options for the reduction of share capital in Irish companies

ICSA Event with Ruairi Mulrean and Elaine Hughes. The ICSA will host a webinar on Tuesday, 23 March in partnership with...

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Sure Valley Ventures Invests in Polience Limited t/a PreCog

LK Shields Solicitors LLP was delighted to act for Sure Valley Ventures in connection with their investment in Polience Limited...

Photo for article Transfers of Personal Data to the UK:  Draft Adequacy Decisions Published by European Commission

Transfers of Personal Data to the UK:  Draft Adequacy Decisions Published by European Commission

Two draft adequacy decisions in respect of the United Kingdom were published by the European Commission on 19 February 2021.  While...

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Chambers Global 2021
Photo for article Variation of Employment Contracts: Consent and COVID-19

Variation of Employment Contracts: Consent and COVID-19

by Ciara O’Kennedy
Photo for article Bauer Media Audio Agrees to Acquire Communicorp Group

Bauer Media Audio Agrees to Acquire Communicorp Group

We were delighted to act for Denis O’Brien in the sale of longstanding client, Communicorp Group Limited to...

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Recent Developments in Construction Disputes

by Darragh Killeen, Jamie Ritchie, Ian Lavelle
Photo for article LK Shields Highly Ranked by Chambers Global 2021

LK Shields Highly Ranked by Chambers Global 2021

The firm has again been highly ranked in the latest edition of Chambers Global. Leading independent legal ranking publication Chambers...

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Brexit: Energy and the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement

by Philip Daly
Photo for article New Corporate Restructuring Process for Small Companies:  Public Consultation

New Corporate Restructuring Process for Small Companies:  Public Consultation

by Jill Callanan, Ruairí Mulrean, Redmond Arigho
Photo for article Link Group / Pepper Abandon Merger

Link Group / Pepper Abandon Merger

Link Group has informed the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) that it has decided not to proceed with acquiring...

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LK Shields Solicitors LLP Announces Partner Promotion

Cathal Hester has been promoted to Partner in the Commercial Property Team. Cathal Hester is a key member of the...

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Deals Roundup 2020

The past twelve months have been an unprecedented time for businesses operating in every sector, nationally and internationally.  Despite...

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Randridge Holdings Limited Acquires Don O’Malley & Partners Limited

LK Shields acted as legal advisors to Randridge Holdings Limited in its recent acquisition of consulting engineering firm Don O...

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CCPC Rejects Banking JV Mergers Notification

by Marco Hickey
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Will Pub Cash Registers be Ringing again following FBD Insurance Decision?

Publicans land victory in FBD business interruption insurance judgment, but the parties may be heading for the Court of...

Photo for article Remote Work – What to Expect in the Next 12 Months

Remote Work – What to Expect in the Next 12 Months

by Jennifer O’Neill, Aoife Bradley
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Irish High Court backs Construction Adjudication

In a recent High Court decision in Gravity Construction Limited v Total Highway Maintenance, Mr Justice Garrett Simons granted an...

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Compliance Agenda - February 2021

by Elaine Hughes, Colm Hanley, Liam Boyle
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Register of Beneficial Ownership for ICAVs, Credit Unions and Unit Trusts

ICAVs, Credit Unions and Unit Trusts in existence as of 25 June 2020 had until 25 December 2020 to file their beneficial ownership information...

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Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Covid-19) Act 2020

by Elaine Hughes, Colm Hanley, Liam Boyle
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CRO Updates - New Online Portal and Filing Extensions

CRO – New Online Filing Portal The CRO launched the new CORE online filing portal on 16 December 2020.  It...

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Brexit – Compliance Updates

UK Resident Directors The Brexit transition period ended on 31 December 2020.  Following the expiration of the transition period, UK resident...

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Tenzing Private Equity LLP Invests in MetaCompliance Ireland Limited

LK Shields was delighted to act for Tenzing Private Equity LLP in its investment in MetaCompliance Ireland Limited, being...

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Erisbeg partners with Chris Mee Group

LK Shields was delighted to act for Erisbeg in its investment in the Chris Mee Group, Ireland’s...

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UK CVAs May Not Necessarily Apply in Ireland

by Redmond Arigho, Jill Callanan, Clair Cassidy
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What does the Climate Action Bill mean for Irish Businesses and Investors?

by Seanna Mulrean
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Irish Construction Adjudication Update

by Richard Curran, Seanna Mulrean, Philip Daly, Jamie Ritchie, Michael Kavanagh, Ian Lavelle
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Irish Funds: SFDR Compliance Publication

by Adrian Mulryan, David Williams, Trevor Dolan, David Naughton, Garry Wynne, Ruby McEntegart
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Post-Brexit Transition – What now for data transfers to the UK?

by Robert Haniver
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Business Interruption Insurance: The Latest from the UK

by Shane Neville, Ian Lavelle
Photo for article Dortek Senior Executives Buy-Out Existing Shareholders

Dortek Senior Executives Buy-Out Existing Shareholders

LK Shields acted as legal advisors to a team of existing executives lead by Alan O’Keane and ...

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Written submissions in civil proceedings to be made accessible to the public

by Katie Linden, Michael Kavanagh
Photo for article COVID-19 Clauses and the New Restrictions for the Irish Construction Industry

COVID-19 Clauses and the New Restrictions for the Irish Construction Industry

As a result of new restrictions, the majority of Irish construction projects effectively ceased all physical work on sites from 6...

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Sure Valley Ventures participates in investment round for Cameramatics 

LK Shields acted for Sure Valley Ventures in its participation in the €4,000,000 series A funding round of MySafeDrive Limited...

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LK Shields Ranks among Ireland’s Top Firms in M&A Report

LK Shields Solicitors LLP has again been ranked among Ireland’s Top Law Firms in the Mergermarket 2020 league table. ...

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Ajinomoto Cambrooke Inc acquires Nualtra Limited

LK Shields acted for the shareholders of Nualtra Limited, on its sale to Ajinomoto Cambrooke, Inc., part of the Ajinomoto...

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Six Newly Qualified Solicitors

We are delighted that six of our trainees were admitted to the Roll of Solicitors this month. Their dedication...

Corporate and Commercial
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On behalf of everyone at LK Shields, we would thank you for your support in 2020. It has been an unprecedented year but we look forward...

Photo for article Central Register for ICAVs, Credit Unions and Unit Trusts: Deadline for Filing Approaching

Central Register for ICAVs, Credit Unions and Unit Trusts: Deadline for Filing Approaching

ICAVs, Credit Unions and Unit Trusts in existence as of 25 June 2020 have until 25 December 2020 to file their beneficial ownership information...

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Kilimanjaro Live Expands Presence in Irish Market

LK Shields were delighted to assist Germany’s Deutsche Entertainment AG (DEAG) through its UK subsidiary Kilimanjaro...

Photo for article Second Shareholders’ Rights Directive Implemented into Irish Law

Second Shareholders’ Rights Directive Implemented into Irish Law

by Adrian Mulryan, David Williams, Trevor Dolan, David Naughton, Garry Wynne, Elaine Hughes
Photo for article Callaghan Engineering Acquired by RED

Callaghan Engineering Acquired by RED

We were delighted to act for long-standing clients Donal and Miriam O’Callaghan on the sale of Callaghan...

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Paradyn sell ITS Telecom Services to Viatel

We were delighted to advise Paradyn, Ireland’s only end-to-end single-source provider of ICT, network and telecoms solutions, on...

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Pires Investments Plc Invests in YOP

LK Shields Solicitors LLP was delighted to act for Pires Investments Plc in connection with their investment in YOP, a...

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New Guidance on Working from Home for Employers and Employees

In a welcome development, the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) recently published “Guidance on Working from Home for Employers...

Photo for article Corporate Restructuring and Recovery Options:  Part 4 - Schemes of Arrangement

Corporate Restructuring and Recovery Options:  Part 4 - Schemes of Arrangement

by Paul Dineen, Ruairí Mulrean, Jill Callanan
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Legitimacy of Dawn Raids Conducted by the European Commission Questioned

by Marco Hickey, Emma Creaven
Photo for article The Central Bank of Ireland reports on compliance with the Fitness and Probity Regime

The Central Bank of Ireland reports on compliance with the Fitness and Probity Regime

by Adrian Mulryan
Corporate and Commercial
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Richard Curran, Head of Corporate and Commercial, recently joined a panel of experts to discuss the legal aspects for Board Directors in this sustained pandemic...

Photo for article The Charities Governance Code: New Compliance Reporting in 2021

The Charities Governance Code: New Compliance Reporting in 2021

Charities registered in Ireland will be required to submit their first report on compliance with the Charities Governance Code in 2021. ...

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

Photo for article Central Bank reports on MiFID Best Execution thematic inspection

Central Bank reports on MiFID Best Execution thematic inspection

On 10 November 2020 the Central Bank of Ireland (the “Central Bank”) released its findings from the recent inspection of...

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EASA welcomes Google as first Digital Pure Play Member

The European Advertising Standards Alliance (EASA) has welcomed Google as the first digital pure play member of the Alliance in...

Photo for article Injunction to prevent eviction refused for tenant that failed to pay rent during COVID-19

Injunction to prevent eviction refused for tenant that failed to pay rent during COVID-19

by Cathal Hester, Emer Wilkie
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Injunctions – The Current Approach

by Ciara Smyth
Photo for article Charities in Ireland: The Role of a Company Secretary

Charities in Ireland: The Role of a Company Secretary

by Colm Hanley
Photo for article Managing Risk for Construction Consultants: Concurrent Wrongdoers and the 1% Rule

Managing Risk for Construction Consultants: Concurrent Wrongdoers and the 1% Rule

by Ian Lavelle
Photo for article Street Furniture Licences for Outdoor Dining

Street Furniture Licences for Outdoor Dining

by Cathal Hester, Emer Wilkie
Photo for article Central Bank of Ireland publishes its findings on compliance with Fund Management Company Guidance (CP86)

Central Bank of Ireland publishes its findings on compliance with Fund Management Company Guidance (CP86)

by Adrian Mulryan
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Data Protection Considerations for Liquidators

by Jane O’Grady, Clare Dowling, Jill Callanan, Jeanne Kelly
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MiddleGame Ventures participates in Series Post Seed Investment Round of Wayflyer Limited

LK Shields was delighted to act for MiddleGame Ventures in its participation in the series post seed investment round of...

Photo for article Forestry Licensing: Changes to the Appeals System May Ease Delays

Forestry Licensing: Changes to the Appeals System May Ease Delays

by Jamie Ritchie
Photo for article Changes to Run-Off Insurance for Solicitors

Changes to Run-Off Insurance for Solicitors

by Shane Neville, Grace Toher
Photo for article New Look Judgment:  A Cautionary Tale for Examinership Appointments in the Retail Sector

New Look Judgment:  A Cautionary Tale for Examinership Appointments in the Retail Sector

by Jill Callanan
Photo for article Crypto: Legal Certainty Forthcoming

Crypto: Legal Certainty Forthcoming

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

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...

Photo for article Compliance Agenda - October 2020

Compliance Agenda - October 2020

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

Directors Duties During the Ongoing Crisis

by Elaine Hughes, Colm Hanley, Liam Boyle
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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)...

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Brexit: Review Governance of Companies before 31 December 2020

by Elaine Hughes, Colm Hanley, Liam Boyle
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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
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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
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 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...

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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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