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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
Photo for article Ireland: Trade Marks 2020 — LK Shields Chapter of ICLG Trade Mark Laws and Regulations

Ireland: Trade Marks 2020 — LK Shields Chapter of ICLG Trade Mark Laws and Regulations

We are pleased to announce the publication of the “Ireland: Trade Marks 2020” chapter of the International Comparative Legal...

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 Conveyancing Considerations During the COVID-19 Crisis

Conveyancing Considerations During the COVID-19 Crisis

by Elaine O’Connor
Photo for article Questions Directors of Regulated Funds Should Ask During Times of Market Turbulence

Questions Directors of Regulated Funds Should Ask During Times of Market Turbulence

by David Naughton
Photo for article Virtual Board Meetings During COVID-19

Virtual Board Meetings During COVID-19

During this difficult and uncertain time, it is vitally important that Directors continue to hold Board meetings and record all...

Photo for article COVID-19: Business Continuity and Risk Management

COVID-19: Business Continuity and Risk Management

by Joanne Griffin
08 Apr 2020
Photo to illustrate article Webinar: Business Continuity during the COVID-19 Crisis.
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Webinar: Business Continuity during the COVID-19 Crisis

The swift progression of the COVID-19 crisis has caught many business owners and employers by surprise. To protect their cash...

Photo for article COVID-19: Planning and Property Measures Implemented by the Government

COVID-19: Planning and Property Measures Implemented by the Government

by Elaine O’Connor, Patrick Ryan
Photo for article Can We Rely on Force Majeure Because of COVID-19?

Can We Rely on Force Majeure Because of COVID-19?

by Jane O’Grady
Photo for article COVID-19: Estate Planning Considerations and Making a Will

COVID-19: Estate Planning Considerations and Making a Will

by Patrick Ryan
Photo for article Morrisons Held Not Vicariously Liable for Intentional Data Breach of Disgruntled Employee

Morrisons Held Not Vicariously Liable for Intentional Data Breach of Disgruntled Employee

by Jeanne Kelly, Aoife Bradley
Photo for article COVID-19: Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme

COVID-19: Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme

by Einde O’Donnell
Photo for article Construction Contracts Adjudication Service Not Processing Applications due to COVID-19

Construction Contracts Adjudication Service Not Processing Applications due to COVID-19

The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation has advised that, in light of the latest announcements issued by the...

Photo for article RESS and COVID-19: The Deadline for Bids Extended

RESS and COVID-19: The Deadline for Bids Extended

by Philip Daly
Photo for article COVID-19: Supply Chain Management

COVID-19: Supply Chain Management

by Joanne Griffin
Photo for article Compliance Agenda — March 2020

Compliance Agenda — March 2020

by Elaine Hughes, Colm Hanley, Liam Boyle, James Carolan
Photo for article COVID-19: Restructuring of Company Debt

COVID-19: Restructuring of Company Debt

by Jill Callanan, Clare Dowling, Redmond Arigho
Photo for article COVID-19: Do Issuers of Debt Securities Have Anything to Disclose?

COVID-19: Do Issuers of Debt Securities Have Anything to Disclose?

by Garry Wynne
Photo for article Business Continuity: The Benefits of Outsourcing your Company Secretary

Business Continuity: The Benefits of Outsourcing your Company Secretary

by Elaine Hughes, Colm Hanley
Photo for article COVID-19: Strategies for Employers Coping with a Temporary Downturn in Business

COVID-19: Strategies for Employers Coping with a Temporary Downturn in Business

by Elizabeth Mara
Photo for article LK Shields Acts in Sale of Nicholas O’Dwyer to RSK

LK Shields Acts in Sale of Nicholas O’Dwyer to RSK

LK Shields acted on the sale of its long-standing client Nicholas O’Dwyer Limited, a consulting and engineering practice,...

Photo for article Importance Notice Regarding Apostilling and Legalising Documents in Ireland

Importance Notice Regarding Apostilling and Legalising Documents in Ireland

The Department of Foreign Affairs (“DFA”) has advised that, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the authentications...

Photo for article LK Shields Welcomes Senior Company Secretary Colm Hanley

LK Shields Welcomes Senior Company Secretary Colm Hanley

We are delighted to welcome Colm Hanley to the firm. Colm is a senior Company Secretary with expertise in company...

Photo for article M&A Transactions During the COVID-19 Crisis

M&A Transactions During the COVID-19 Crisis

by Jennifer McGuire, James Byrne
Photo for article COVID-19: Commercial Lease Considerations

COVID-19: Commercial Lease Considerations

by Patrick Ryan
Photo for article Frustration of Contracts in the Context of the Covid-19 Pandemic

Frustration of Contracts in the Context of the Covid-19 Pandemic

by Jill Callanan, Clare Dowling
Photo for article COVID-19 and Construction: Defining the “New Normal”

COVID-19 and Construction: Defining the “New Normal”

by Jamie Ritchie
Photo for article COVID-19: Delegation of Authority by Directors through Written Resolutions

COVID-19: Delegation of Authority by Directors through Written Resolutions

by Richard Curran, Paul Dineen
Photo for article Competing with COVID-19: Competition Law During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Competing with COVID-19: Competition Law During the COVID-19 Outbreak

by Marco Hickey, Emma Creaven
Photo for article Irish Companies Take Note: Annual Return Deadlines Extended Due To Covid-19

Irish Companies Take Note: Annual Return Deadlines Extended Due To Covid-19

The Companies Registration Office (“CRO”) have advised Irish companies that all annual returns due to be filed by...

Photo for article LK Shields Ranked in Chambers Europe 2020

LK Shields Ranked in Chambers Europe 2020

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

Photo for article LK Shields Act for Keurig Dr. Pepper in Opening a Manufacturing Plant in Newbridge, Co. Kildare

LK Shields Act for Keurig Dr. Pepper in Opening a Manufacturing Plant in Newbridge, Co. Kildare

We are delighted to act for Keurig Dr Pepper in opening a manufacturing plant in Newbridge, Co. Kildare. The 330,000 square...

Photo for article COVID-19 and Corporate Governance

COVID-19 and Corporate Governance

by Elaine Hughes
Photo for article COVID-19: Planning For Your AGM

COVID-19: Planning For Your AGM

by Elaine Hughes
Photo for article COVID-19 and Business Continuity: A Message From Our Managing Partner

COVID-19 and Business Continuity: A Message From Our Managing Partner

At LK Shields, first and foremost, our concern is for the health, well-being and prosperity of our clients, colleagues and...

Photo for article COVID-19: Insurance Considerations

COVID-19: Insurance Considerations

by Ian Lavelle, Shane Neville
Photo for article COVID-19: What Companies Need to Know to Reduce Insolvency Risk

COVID-19: What Companies Need to Know to Reduce Insolvency Risk

by Jill Callanan, Clare Dowling
Photo for article Coronavirus: Financial Support for Irish Businesses

Coronavirus: Financial Support for Irish Businesses

by Andrew Power
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COVID-19 and Business Continuity

Our cross-disciplinary business crisis advisory team provides expert legal guidance on managing business interruptions.

Photo for article Updated Guidance on SPE Reporting to the Central Bank of Ireland

Updated Guidance on SPE Reporting to the Central Bank of Ireland

Garry Wynne outlines the Central Bank of Ireland's additional guidance on determining whether your company is an SPE. Both...

Photo for article Coronavirus and Business Interruption: Data Privacy and Compliance Challenges

Coronavirus and Business Interruption: Data Privacy and Compliance Challenges

by Tanya Moeller, Peter Bolger, Jeanne Kelly
Photo for article Coronavirus: How Employers Can Prepare For Potential Challenges

Coronavirus: How Employers Can Prepare For Potential Challenges

by Elizabeth Mara, Aoife Bradley
Photo for article Aoife Bradley Appointed IBA Diversity and Inclusion Officer

Aoife Bradley Appointed IBA Diversity and Inclusion Officer

We are delighted to announce that Aoife Bradley has been appointed as the Diversity and Inclusion Officer of the Employment...

18 Mar 2020
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Webinar: Branch Companies in Ireland: An Overview

Join Liam Boyle and James Carolan of LK Shields' Company Secretarial and Compliance team for an overview of Branch...

Photo for article The European Green Deal: Will It Be “Europe’s ‘Man on the Moon’ Moment”?

The European Green Deal: Will It Be “Europe’s ‘Man on the Moon’ Moment”?

by Philip Daly, Jamie Ritchie
Photo for article Acquisition by Brink’s of AIB’s non-branch ATM Network

Acquisition by Brink’s of AIB’s non-branch ATM Network

LK Shields acted for Brink’s ATM Services Limited, an Irish subsidiary of the Nasdaq listed The Brink&rsquo...

Photo for article Irish Companies take note: Failure to file beneficial ownership details is a prosecutable offence

Irish Companies take note: Failure to file beneficial ownership details is a prosecutable offence

by James Carolan, Elaine Hughes, Liam Boyle
Photo for article Warranty and Indemnity Insurance

Warranty and Indemnity Insurance

by Lester Sosa-Villatoro
Photo for article Corporate Governance in 2020: A look at the year ahead for Irish Companies

Corporate Governance in 2020: A look at the year ahead for Irish Companies

by Liam Boyle, Elaine Hughes, James Carolan
Photo for article Peter Bolger Retains Gold Tier Status in the 2020 Edition of WTR 1000

Peter Bolger Retains Gold Tier Status in the 2020 Edition of WTR 1000

Peter Bolger, Head of LK Shields' Intellectual Property, Technology and Data Privacy team, has retained his gold tier status...

Photo for article LK Shields Welcomes Associate Solicitors Emma Creaven and Aisling Monahan

LK Shields Welcomes Associate Solicitors Emma Creaven and Aisling Monahan

We are delighted to welcome Associate Solicitors Emma Creaven and Aisling Monahan to the firm. Emma Creaven joins our Corporate...

Photo for article Ireland: Employee Incentives — LK Shields Contribution to The Legal 500 Country Comparative Guide

Ireland: Employee Incentives — LK Shields Contribution to The Legal 500 Country Comparative Guide

We are pleased to announce the publication of the “Ireland: Employee Incentives” chapter of The Legal 500 Employee Incentives...

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Photo for article LK Shields Ranked in Chambers Global 2020

LK Shields Ranked in Chambers Global 2020

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

Photo for article Brexit and Board Composition – Irish Companies

Brexit and Board Composition – Irish Companies

by Liam Boyle, Elaine Hughes, James Carolan
Photo for article New Partnership Regulations: does your partnership need to take action?

New Partnership Regulations: does your partnership need to take action?

by Elaine Hughes, Liam Boyle, James Carolan
Photo for article Limited Companies in Ireland – have you held your Annual General Meeting?

Limited Companies in Ireland – have you held your Annual General Meeting?

by James Carolan, Elaine Hughes, Liam Boyle
Photo for article Is your Company Secretarial Function fit for the future?

Is your Company Secretarial Function fit for the future?

by Elaine Hughes, Liam Boyle, James Carolan
Photo for article Partner Peter Bolger named in WIPR Leaders 2020

Partner Peter Bolger named in WIPR Leaders 2020

We are delighted to announce that Peter Bolger, Head of our market-leading Intellectual Property, Technology and Data Privacy team, has...

Photo for article A Mandatory Construction Register — Three Years On

A Mandatory Construction Register — Three Years On

by Jamie Ritchie
Photo for article Involuntarily struck off, can I bring my company back to life?

Involuntarily struck off, can I bring my company back to life?

by Elaine Hughes, Liam Boyle, James Carolan
Photo for article LK Shields Welcomes Three Newly Qualified Associate Solicitors

LK Shields Welcomes Three Newly Qualified Associate Solicitors

Congratulations to our three newly qualified Associate Solicitors. We wish them every success in their careers at LK Shields. Alice...

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 Compliance Agenda — January 2020

Compliance Agenda — January 2020

by Elaine Hughes, Liam Boyle, James Carolan
Photo for article Restraint of Trade Clauses — What Now After the Ryanair Decision?

Restraint of Trade Clauses — What Now After the Ryanair Decision?

by Aoife Bradley, Einde O’Donnell
Photo for article LK Shields Ranked Among Ireland’s Top 10 Firms by Mergermarket

LK Shields Ranked Among Ireland’s Top 10 Firms by Mergermarket

LK Shields has again been ranked among Ireland’s Top 10 Law Firms in the Mergermarket 2019 league table. Mergermarket, the...

Photo for article LK Shields Welcomes New Associate Solicitor Paul Dineen

LK Shields Welcomes New Associate Solicitor Paul Dineen

We are delighted to welcome Associate Solicitor Paul Dineen to the firm.  Paul joins our Corporate and Commercial team....

Photo for article LK Shields supports Galway 2020

LK Shields supports Galway 2020

LK Shields is delighted to support this momentous cultural event as part of our CSR programme. Galway 2020 is a...

Photo for article The Consumer Insurance Contracts Act 2019: Need to Know

The Consumer Insurance Contracts Act 2019: Need to Know

by Ian Lavelle
Photo for article Schrems 2 Update: EU Advocate General upholds validity of use of Standard Contractual Clauses

Schrems 2 Update: EU Advocate General upholds validity of use of Standard Contractual Clauses

EU Advocate General upholds validity of use of Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs) for data transfers to third countries. Case C-311/18....

Photo for article Employment Legislation Update: July — December 2019

Employment Legislation Update: July — December 2019

by Aoife Bradley, Michael Kavanagh, Jennifer O’Neill, Ciara O’Kennedy, Elizabeth Mara, Einde O’Donnell, Gillian Dully
Photo for article LK Shields Act as Project Lead in Group Reorganisation of Fitch Ratings EU

LK Shields Act as Project Lead in Group Reorganisation of Fitch Ratings EU

LK Shields acted as project lead and advised on the Irish aspects of the group reorganisation of the Fitch Ratings...

Photo for article LK Shields Advises Shareholders of Xcelerator Machine Translations Limited

LK Shields Advises Shareholders of Xcelerator Machine Translations Limited

We were delighted to advise the majority of the selling shareholders / Xcelerator Machine Translations Limited in relation to the...

LK Shields Solicitors announces sponsorship of Galwegians RFC

LK Shields is proud to support one of Connacht and Ireland’s leading rugby clubs, Galwegians RFC. LK Shields...

Photo for article €2.6bn for the Irish National Broadband Plan Approved by the European Commission

€2.6bn for the Irish National Broadband Plan Approved by the European Commission

by Marco Hickey
Photo for article Foursite Design Consultants Limited acquired by Indigo Telecom Group Limited

Foursite Design Consultants Limited acquired by Indigo Telecom Group Limited

LK Shields acted for Indigo Telecom Group Limited on its acquisition of Foursite Design Consultants Limited (t/a 4site), a...

Photo for article Happy Christmas from LK Shields

Happy Christmas from LK Shields

On behalf of everyone at LK Shields, we would like to wish you all a happy Christmas and thank you...

Photo for article “Santa Clauses”: New Gift Voucher Law

“Santa Clauses”: New Gift Voucher Law

by Peter Bolger, Robert Haniver, Tanya Moeller
Photo for article LK Shields Act in Sale of M3 Medical to Uniphar

LK Shields Act in Sale of M3 Medical to Uniphar

LK Shields Solicitors acted in the sale of M3 Medical Limited to Uniphar Public Limited Company.  M3 Medical...

Photo for article Legal Professional Privilege: Two Interesting Decisions from the Court of Appeal in the UK

Legal Professional Privilege: Two Interesting Decisions from the Court of Appeal in the UK

by Muireann Granville, Michael Kavanagh
Photo for article LK Shields Publishes CSR Report for 2019

LK Shields Publishes CSR Report for 2019

LK Shields is delighted to publish our CSR Report for 2019.  Our Corporate Social Responsibility strategy is guided by the...

Photo for article LK Shields Advise on Acquisition of CareWorks by Advanced

LK Shields Advise on Acquisition of CareWorks by Advanced

LK Shields Solicitors assisted on the Irish aspects of the purchase by Advanced of Irish health software company CareWorks. CareWorks,...

Photo for article LK Shields’ Jeanne Kelly and Aideen Burke to Present at Cork Film Festival

LK Shields’ Jeanne Kelly and Aideen Burke to Present at Cork Film Festival

We are delighted to announce that LK Shields Partner Jeanne Kelly and Associate Aideen Burke will present at the WFT...

Photo for article LK Shields Advises ECI on Investment in KB Associates

LK Shields Advises ECI on Investment in KB Associates

LK Shields Solicitors advised ECI on the Irish law aspects of their investment in KB Associates. ECI is the UK'...

Photo for article The Corporate Veil Does Not Provide Immunity

The Corporate Veil Does Not Provide Immunity

Supreme Court confirms that non-party funders can be held personally liable for costs:  the corporate veil does not provide...

Photo for article How to Protect Commercially Sensitive Business Information in a Discovery Process

How to Protect Commercially Sensitive Business Information in a Discovery Process

A significant element of the litigation of disputes involves the discovery of documents – in short, the disclosure of documents...

Photo for article Non Irish Resident Beneficial Owners: BEN2 Upload Now Available

Non Irish Resident Beneficial Owners: BEN2 Upload Now Available

Information relating to the Beneficial Owners forename, surname, date of birth and PPS number must be submitted to the Register...

Photo for article Brexit, Another No Deal! Important Considerations In Relation To Your Financial Statements

Brexit, Another No Deal! Important Considerations In Relation To Your Financial Statements

As Brexit draws nearer, you may need to give consideration to the arrangements your company has in place in relation...

Photo for article LK Shields Solicitors helps NUIG Access Students SOAR

LK Shields Solicitors helps NUIG Access Students SOAR

SOAR involves the creation and delivery of a series of communication workshops for NUIG Access Students facilitated by LK Shields...

Photo for article LK Shields Advises Eastland Engineering Supply Co. Limited in Relation to Investment by MML

LK Shields Advises Eastland Engineering Supply Co. Limited in Relation to Investment by MML

LK Shields were delighted to advise the shareholders of Eastland Engineering Supply Co. Limited (EES) in relation to an...

Photo for article LK Shields Contributes to Legal 500 Country Comparative Guide

LK Shields Contributes to Legal 500 Country Comparative Guide

We are pleased to announce that Marco Hickey, Partner in our Corporate & Commercial team, has contributed the Ireland Chapter...

Photo for article Ultimate Beneficial Ownership Register: High Number of Submissions Rejected — Why?

Ultimate Beneficial Ownership Register: High Number of Submissions Rejected — Why?

In the two months since the Register of Beneficial Ownership (“RBO”) opened, a high number of submissions completed...

Photo for article LK Shields Acts for Polypipe Group plc in the Acquisition of the Alderburgh Group

LK Shields Acts for Polypipe Group plc in the Acquisition of the Alderburgh Group

LK Shields acted for Polypipe Group plc, a leading provider of sustainable water and climate management solutions for the built...

07 Nov 2019
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LKS Financial Services Forum

Please join us for the first in our ongoing series of forums that focus on current news and...

Photo for article Budget 2020: Improvements to the Key Employee Engagement Programme

Budget 2020: Improvements to the Key Employee Engagement Programme

Improvements to the Key Employee Engagement Programme (KEEP) were announced in the Budget 2020 Statement. KEEP is a tax advantageous share...

Photo for article The UK Publishes Second Regulation on the Implications of a No-Deal Brexit on Competition Law

The UK Publishes Second Regulation on the Implications of a No-Deal Brexit on Competition Law

by Marco Hickey
Photo for article Investment Limited Partnership — An Introduction

Investment Limited Partnership — An Introduction

by David Naughton
Photo for article The Data Protection Commission is Undertaking a Cookies Sweep

The Data Protection Commission is Undertaking a Cookies Sweep

by Robert Haniver

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