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Ireland's First Debt Settlement Deal

What is believed to be the first ever debt settlement arrangement protection certificate was issued at the Circuit Court in Monaghan yesterday. Read more >>>

'Lump Sum' Provision for those Struggling with Debt

Alec Flood, a barrister who specialises in commercial and insolvency law explores the debt resolution mechanisms available under the Personal Insolvency Act 2012 Read more >>>

Negligence in Major Institutions not Treated as Criminal

Speaking at a conference on the aftermath of the financial crisis yesterday, Mr Justice Frank Clarke of The Supreme Court said there were strong arguments for and against making gross incompetence a criminal offence, but that he was suggesting it only as a possible issue for discussion Read more >>>

New Debt Arrangements in the Pipeline

Hundreds of personal insolvency and debt settlement arrangements are “in the pipeline” following the issuing of the State’s first certificate of protection under new insolvency legislation. Read more >>>

€118 Million Awarded as Personal Injury Claims are on the Rise

The total compensation awarded to personal injury claimants from January to June this year increased by 8.3 per cent to €118 million with the highest portion of claims coming from Limerick, Longford and Dublin. Read more >>>

Registrar Seeks Bank Details in Reposession Cases

Pádraig Burke, the county registrar for Kerry, also told the legal representatives for the various lending institutions seeking repossession orders at the Circuit Court in Tralee that they must be able to tell a court if the house it seeks to repossess is a family home and primary residence or... Read more >>>