Valerie Elected Once Again!

Valerie Peart SolicitorThank you to all who voted in the recent Law Society Council Election and a particular thank you to those who gave Valerie their vote.

This will be Valerie’s 13th year sitting on the Council and she will no doubt continue to contribute to and work tirelessly in the background on the many issues that the Council will face in 2021/2022.

Congratulations Valerie!

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Farewell to John Byrne

John ByrneRegular visitors to our website will have noticed the significant absence of one of our most longstanding and loyal members of staff.

After 22 years of being a hugely valued member of our staff, John Byrne has left the firm, to explore pastures new.

John, as most of you will know was, and still is, that ‘safe pair of hands’, that competent solver of problems, that ‘go to’ person, when anything needed to be sorted out.

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*** CHANGE OF DATE *** LIMERICK PERSONAL & FATAL INJURIES CALLOVER LIST ON WEDNESDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER 2021

The positive callover for the Limerick Personal & Fatal Injuries List for the sessions commencing on the 18th to the 28th October 2021 will now take place remotely on Wednesday 29th September 2021.

If you require us to attend and make an application on your behalf you should forward your instructions to our Trevor Hosey at thosey@pearts.ie to reach us no later than 3pm on Monday 27th September, this is to ensure that all applications are properly prepared and recorded by us in advance of the callover. Late instructions after this time must be followed up with a phone call to Trevor to ensure that he will be in a position to deal with same. No instructions can be taken on the morning of the callover.

Sligo Personal Injuries List Michaelmas Sittings (Monday 8th November 2021 to Thursday 18th November 2021)

Please note, a positive callover of all cases set down for Sligo/Letterkenny up to and including 12th April 2021 (ending with list No. PI 8302SO) as listed below will occur remotely on Friday 8th October 2021. Parties in proceedings set down after 12 April 2021 may apply to the Registrar with the consent of all parties to include their action in the Michaelmas sessions. Please see list.
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Cork Personal & Fatal Injuries Callover List on Monday 21st June 2021 at 2pm

The positive callover for the Cork Personal & Fatal Injuries List for the sessions commencing on the 12th to the 23rd July 2021 will take place remotely before Mr. Justice Cross on Monday 21st June 2021 at 2pm. Please see list here. Whilst parties are strongly encouraged to opt for a remote hearing, physical hearings of non-urgent cases will resume. However, witnesses should be kept to a minimum and should only attend the courtroom when their presence is required. Keep reading →

Previously Adjourned Civil Motions To Be Heard in Staggered Lists on the 11th, 18th & 25th June Before the County Registrar

Practitioners please note the following notice from Rita Considine, County Registrar for Dublin:
Further to the statement of the President of the Circuit Court and the Notice by the Dublin County Registrar 30 April 2021 and due to the current provisions of the Health Act 1947 (Section 31A -Temporary Restrictions) (Covid-19) Regulations 2020, some Civil Motions which were previously adjourned because of the Covid -19 restrictions will be listed for hearing in staggered lists on 11, 18 and 25 June 2021. The lists have been published in the legal diary, Court 8, Ground Floor, Aras Ui Dhalaigh (capacity 12)

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