Property law

Registry of deeds reopens for access to pre-1970 property records

The Property Registration Authority (PRA) has announced the reopening of the registry of deeds for access to pre-1970 records.

Published 10 August 2020

Property lawyer Sharon van Sinderen joins housebuilder as senior counsel

Property lawyer Sharon van Sinderen has been appointed as senior counsel at housebuilder Quintain Ireland.

Published 31 July 2020

Land Registry to pilot new card payments facility

A new facility allowing solicitors to top up their suspense accounts through card payments will be piloted from today, the Land Registry has announced.

Published 27 April 2020

Furniture business secures High Court injunction against eviction

A furniture business has secured a High Court injunction preventing its eviction after it was unable to pay its rent as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 27 April 2020

'Huge potential' for Belfast real estate market, lawyer tells local leaders

There is "huge potential" for the real estate market in Belfast in spite of continuing political uncertainty, real estate lawyer Gareth Planck has said.

Published 14 February 2020

ByrneWallace ranked as leading legal advisor to the PRS market

ByrneWallace has been recognised as one of Ireland’s leading law firms in the private rented sector (PRS) and build-to-rent sector.

Published 14 February 2020

Graham Pierce: A sign of the times

Graham Pierce, partner and head of commercial property at Worthingtons Solicitors in Belfast, examines the law on signage in Northern Ireland.

Published 9 December 2019

High Court: Cork County Council refused application to direct property arbitrator to state a case on jurisdiction

The High Court has refused an application made by Cork County Council in which it sought an order to direct a property arbitrator to state a case regarding his jurisdiction.

Published 16 October 2019

ByrneWallace appoints property partners Michelle McVeigh and Neil Dunne

ByrneWallace has announced the appointment of two new partners, Michelle McVeigh and Neil Dunne, in the firm's property practice.

Published 9 April 2019