What are the implications on direct marketing by GDPR?

What does direct marketing mean under GDPR? It means marketing, through any media, which is sent direct to a particular person. It is, therefore, processing that person’s personal data. It does not include junk mail or mail sent to “the occupier” of a premises. To fall within the remit of direct marketing for GDPR purposes, you do […]
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What is GDPR?

When is the new law coming in to force? On May 25th 2018, GDPR will come in to force. It will oblige controllers of personal data to process the data lawfully, fairly and transparently. It will compel the controller to collect the data for a specified purpose, which must be communicated to the data subject […]
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Ward of Court – When, How and Who?

When is it required to make a person a Ward of Court? When a person is of unsound mind and is incapable of managing their own affairs and It is appropriate ad necessary to protect his or her property or person. When is it required to make a person a Ward of Court? There is […]
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Debt Collection

Get informed about the legal process, to select the best options for you. I always advise clients of two important things early on. Firstly, that obtaining a court order against someone who owes you money is  generally a straightforward and quick process. This is especially true if you have good paperwork to prove the debt […]
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What is Conveyancing and what does it cost?

What is Conveyancing? Conveyancing is the process of transferring ownership of immovable property from one person to another * . Conveyancing is an umbrella term to describe all property transactions whether voluntary transfers between family members or purchases or sales of buildings, both commercial and residential  or land. The title system is the same regardless […]
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Legal Fees

Does my solicitor have to give me an exact  quote at the beginning of the matter? Where it is possible, yes.   Section 68(1) of the Solicitors (Amendment) Act 1994  provides that, as soon as practicable after beginning a matter, a solicitor provides the client with a written estimate of legal fees and outlay. This is usually […]
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Making an accident claim

Submitting an accident claim To register an accident  claim with the Injuries Board , the Law Society of Ireland  recommends that the following documents are sent by registered post: 1. Injuries Board Form A correctly completed, signed and dated; 2. Payment of €45; 3. Copy medical report; 4. Authorisation on behalf of the claimant authorising the Injuries Board to deal with […]
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Boundaries – what to consider when buying property

Property Boundary Maps The Property Registration Authority (PRAI) is the responsible authority for registering property  titles in Ireland. However, the maps used by the PRAI to indicate the locations of the registered  titles  are based on a non-conclusive boundary system. This places an onus on purchasers to carry out all the necessary due diligence to […]
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