Expert Witnesses could face Civil Action

February 03, 2017  |   New Developments,News & Blogs   |     |   0 Comment

  Expert witnesses who give questionable evidence in Court could end up being sued for compensation under the recommendations that are before the Law Reform Commission. The proposals are to abolish the traditional assumption of immunity for expert witnesses.  The Commission is considering that where the witness acts with gross negligence in its reports or evidence, they should be personally liable for any civil claims that arise as a result of such negligence.

TSBA Summer Garden Party

May 19, 2016  |   Events   |     |   0 Comment

17 June, 2016 - Ashley Park House, Nenagh For tickets contact Jane Morris - 086 2187341 /

Annual TSBA Team Building Weekend 2016

May 19, 2016  |   Events   |     |   0 Comment

The annual Tipperary Solicitors Bar Association team building weekend  for 2016 is proposed for Rome, Italy this September. Flights will consist of: 22nd September 2016 DUBLIN TO ROME Fri 16:00 - Fri 20:00 EI 406 25th September 2016 ROME TO DUBLIN   Sun 20.45 - Sun 23:05 EI 407 Accommodation this year will be in the 4-star Domus Romana Hotel  which has a convenient location in the centre of Rome City, capital of Italy, situated on the Via ...

Updates for Conveyancing Law Practitioners

March 18, 2016  |   New Developments,News & Blogs   |     |   0 Comment

  “Opting out” of full Building Control: Thank you to those who replied to my request for any examples of financial institutions looking unfavourably on houses being “opted out” of full building control. No one who replied had any examples of this happening, so the media outlet that reported this as a story would seem to be incorrect. However, if any member does come across “opted out” houses being treated as less desirable by financial institutions, I ...

Drugs in your local District Court

February 22, 2016  |   New Developments   |     |   0 Comment

While we all know it is an offence to be in possession of unlawful drugs, many people do not know how drugs offences are dealt with in the District Court. To begin with the District Court is your local court. It deals with minor or “summary” offences and most cases are dealt with on the basis of a guilty plea and in a matter of minutes. The majority of offences are dealt with by way of ...