Practice Areas

Agricultural Law

  • Farm Leases
  • Farm Transfers
  • Basic Payment Entitlements Scheme
  • Farm Inheritance
  • Succession Planning
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment Issues
  • Prosecutions by the Health & Safety Executive and Environment Agency
  • Environmental Issues
  • Voluntary Transfers
  • Renewable Energy Projects
  • Collaborative Farming Agreements
  • Farm and Agricultural Land Sales and Purchases
  • Commercial Mortgages
  • Rights of Way Issues
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Farm Partnerships
  • Cow Leasing Agreements
  • Share Farming Agreements
  • Contract Rearing of Heifer Agreements

Renewable Energy

  • Land access arrangements
  • Wind farm construction & maintenance agreements
  • Commercial contracts & negotiations
  • Licensing
  • Supply agreements
  • Government & regulatory advice
  • Negotiating power purchase agreements

Property and Land Law

  • Adverse Possession (Squatters Rights)
  • Transfers of Sites
  • Voluntary Transfers of Farms
  • Commercial Mortgages
  • Sale and Purchase of Property
  • Letting Agreements
  • Commercial & Private Property Conveyancing
  • Contract Negotiations & Planning
  • Leasehold and Tenancy Agreements
  • Mortgage, Re-mortgaging and Financing Terms
  • Property Sale and Asset Disposal
  • Equity Release and Transfer
  • Compulsory Purchases

Family Law

Top 10 tips for selling up – solicitor cork

Being as organised as possible will go a long way to ensure your house sale goes as swiftly as possible. Karen Walsh, solicitor cork outlines some of the steps you need to take.

It’s that time of year again when people […]

Don’t mention the money!

For most of us, conversations about money can be uncomfortable.

There is an age-old tradition in Ireland that people do not speak about money, be it their savings, investments, income, debts or otherwise.

However, it is very important that couples planning on […]

Don’t forget the legal aspects of parent care

Having an up to date will one of the legalities that prevent difficulties down the line, writes Karen Walsh.

Dear Karen,

I don’t want to put my mother in a nursing home.

My mother, who is in her 70s, fell and broke her […]

Farming, social media, GDPR: Are you ready for it all?

Embrace social media but be aware of your responsibilities and legal obligations, says Karen Walsh

Social media has become increasingly prevalent in the modern world and has become a key tool for businesses when marketing their products.

Social media can be an […]

Knotweed as a private nuisance

Japanese knotweed can pose a risk for farmers, due to its uncontrollable growth and the difficulty in removing it, writes Karen Walsh.
Here, we discuss potential legal implications for farmers having Japanese knotweed on their land.
The legislative position is that under […]

Having witnesses is important when presenting your Compensation claim

To properly present your Compensation case, you will need a team of professional witnesses to deal with certain aspects of the claim.  The professional witnesses are experts in certain fields of legal evidence and are vital to a successful outcome to […]

The processes and procedures of going to court

We have a three tier Judicial system in Ireland. Depending on the value of the claim, an action can be brought either before the District Court, the Circuit Court, or the High Court. The Supreme Court is the ultimate Court of […]

Top ten tips for successful succession planning

Every family is unique. The movement from one generation to the next is one every family must consider, especially if there is a family business.

As a solicitor specialising in property and probate over the years I have noticed common factors […]

Where there’s a will, there’s an executor

Karen Walsh asks who’ll dispose of our property when we die, and if it’s a good idea to agree to be an executor.

An executor is the person appointed by a person in his or her will to administer the estate […]

SOLAR FARMS AN OVERVIEW OF THE LEGAL PROCESS IF ENTERING INTO ANY LEGAL AGREEMENTS WITH DEVELOPERS

The Renewable Energy Directive (red) 2009 sets out binding targets for each member state, with the aim being that, in the EU as a whole, renewable energy will account for a minimum of 20% of all energy consumption by 2020. […]