News & Insights


10 February 2022

Combination to drive growth, delivering stronger client and sector offerings Merger will see Irish business double in size over the next three to five years Eugene F Collins LLP and...
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A Review of the new Large-Scale Residential Development Act

1 February 2022

On 14 December 2021, the Planning and Development (Amendment) (Large-Scale Residential Development) Act 2021 (the “2021 Act”) which amends the Planning and Development Act 2000 – 2021 (the “PADA”), was...
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From home or not, that is the question but what is the answer?

28 January 2022

The easing of Covid-19 restrictions by the government from the 22 January 2022 may or may not bring about an enthusiasm from employees to return to the workplace. We have...
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Court of Appeal clarifies the position in respect of conflicting Section 5 Declarations

17 January 2022

Section 5 declarations issued under the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) (the “PADA”) declare whether or not a particular development is development or exempted development within the meaning...
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Further temporary extension of immigration and international protection permissions to 31 May 2022

20 December 2021

Applies to permissions due to expire between 15 January 2022 and 31 May 2022 Extension applies to people with permissions extended under previous notices For permissions registered by the Immigration...
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Frustration of Leases in the context of Covid-19

13 December 2021

In accordance with emergency legislation, which was introduced in Ireland in 2020, many Irish commercial tenants were required to temporarily shut their premises. It therefore came as no surprise that...
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Rescue Process for Small and Micro Companies Commenced

8 December 2021

We are delighted to see that yesterday 7 December 2021, the Companies (Rescue Process for Small and Micro Companies) Act 2021 was commenced. The process is designed to make rescue...
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Eugene F Collins becomes a limited liability partnership

6 December 2021

With effect from today, Monday 6 December 2021, Eugene F Collins is authorised by the Legal Services Regulatory Authority to operate as a limited liability partnership (“LLP”) under the Legal...
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Update to Covid-19 travel requirements into the State

1 December 2021

As part of Governments efforts to tackle the pandemic, the Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee TD, has signed an order that imposes new entry visa and transit visa requirements on...
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New Property Associate at Eugene F Collins

25 November 2021

Eugene F Collins is delighted to welcome Lisa Griffin to our Property & Construction team. Lisa is a Senior Associate with wide experience in the leasing, acquisition and disposal of...
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