Publications

Company -v- Sole Trader

The first question any person thinking of setting up a new business should ask is whether they will set it up as a sole trader or whether they will form a limited liability company to run the business on their behalf.

There are key advantages and disadvantages to each and it is worth taking the time deciding
which kind of business entity you wish to set up at the outset.

In this article I will deal with the legal points involved but anyone setting up a business and deciding which route to take should also seek the advice of their accountant.
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The Dawning of a New Era in Family Law

One could say that the signing into law of the Civil Partnership Act, 2010 marks the end of an era in Ireland where only married couples of the opposite sex were afforded rights and duties under our legislation.

The signing into law of the Civil Partnership Act 2010 marks a milestone in family law for this country, expanding rights and duties to couples of the same sex and also offering a redress scheme to those persons who are in a co-habiting arrangement.
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