Litigation is where one party is aggrieved by the negligent actions of another party.
The word used to describe an area of law where one party is aggrieved by the negligent (or otherwise) actions of another party and chooses to seek redress by bringing a court case, an arbitration case or a case to a tribunal.
Intellectual Property rights are a fast growing area of business and law. The more connected the world becomes the greater the importance of protecting your rights. Like any other form of property, it is important to put provisions in place to safeguard these rights. Similarly, it is important to ensure that you don’t encroach on the Intellectual Property rights of others. We help our clients to protect these rights by providing advice in respect of Trademark and Copyright Law. We are also happy to assist you in sourcing Patent Attorneys, if required.
At this firm we are aware that Family Law Proceedings can be stressful and emotionally charged. We take a practical and sensitive approach to Family Law so as to help our clients achieve a satisfactory outcome.
We advise on all aspects of Family Law and work closely with your financial advisors and other experts so as to ensure you achieve not only a satisfactory outcome but also the most financially beneficial one.
The legal administrative work in transferring property is known as Conveyancing. We have considerable experience in this area and our aim is to ensure that buyers have good legal title to any property they are buying and we will bring them through the process from the time you decide to purchase until your ownership is complete. We will also provide a similar service for people who are selling property to ensure that they are taken through the process from the time they sign contract to the time keys are handed over.
Insolvency and debt collection as the name suggests is the pursuit of debtors (those who owe you money) it is a fast growing area. Our team will guide you through the process from warning letters through to advice on the suitability of issuing legal proceedings, the pursuit of creditors through the courts process, explaining that process to you and assisting you after judgment has been obtained by way of installment orders/registration of judgment mortgages where possible. We will set out the payment structure and the likely costs for the different stages, we will ask our clients to consider carefully before they decide to issue proceedings, whether there is a realistic prospect of recovering money. We will not encourage our clients to issue legal proceeding on the collection of debts where there is no prospect of success unless there is some other economic reason for which the client requires the creditor to be pursued. In this regard the firm also acts as agent for several established firms in Ireland by acting as legal agents for non Limerick firms.
We will pursue creditors from the District Court through to Circuit and High Court.
We at Melvyn Hanley Solicitors know that good working relationships are critical the successful running of a business. Employment law is complex and governed by many pieces of legislation regarding employee’s rights and employer’s duties. We provide our client’s, whether an Employer or Employee, with comprehensive legal advice on a range of employment issues including:
“I could not recommend Melvyn Hanley Solicitors highly enough, they were professional, understanding and always on call when I needed advice or to put my mind at ease during a stressful process. I would highly recommend the practice to anyone looking for a advice on any legal matters”