Our Practice Areas

Property

Rutherfords advises individuals and companies in buying and selling residential and commercial properties, including advice on residential and commercial mortgages.

Its in depth knowledge of property law enables it to offer clear, concise advice and an efficient delivery of client objectives.

The firm frequently advises both landlords and tenants in the letting of commercial and residential premises.

Litigation

Litigation can be an expensive and time consuming procedure. Rutherfords strives to resolve contentious matters efficiently and expeditiously, and to protect clients’ interests, be it through alternative dispute resolution, mediation, or District Court, Circuit Court or High Court proceedings.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you seek advice on:

  • personal injuries
  • road traffic accidents
  • medical negligence
  • professional negligence
  • commercial and contractual disputes
  • conveyancing and landlord and tenant disputes
  • contentious trust and probate issues
  • employment disputes
  • family law
  • licensing matters

We recognize that a core element in the efficient conduct of litigation is co-ordinating the involvement of all contributors, including the client, professional witnesses and barristers.

In contentious business a solicitor may not calculate fees or other charges as a percentage or proportion of any award or settlement.

Corporate & Commercial

Rutherfords recognizes the importance of understanding a client’s objectives in order to deliver practical and commercially realistic advice.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you seek advice on:

  • company incorporation and restructuring
  • corporate and commercial lending
  • insolvency
  • directors’ duties and corporate governance
  • sale and purchase of businesses
  • shareholder agreements
  • employment contracts

Our experience on a wide variety of work enables our clients to benefit from our knowledge, expertise and commercial acumen.

Employment

Rutherfords provides a range of non-contentious and contentious employment law services to employers and employees to include:
 

  • drafting, negotiating and reviewing employment contracts, policies and procedures
  • compliance with requirement on transfers of undertakings
  • severance agreements
  • redundancy
  • unfair dismissal
  • constructive dismissal
  • bullying and harassment
  • representation at hearings before the Workplace Relations Commission, the Circuit Court and the High Court

Private Clients Services

Rutherfords advises on a range of private client services which include:

 

  • wills and trusts
  • estate and retirement planning
  • retirement relief for farmers
  • retirement relief for business owners
  • equity release schemes
  • nursing home accommodation
  • powers of attorney
  • enduring powers of attorney
  • wardship applications
  • family law
  • applications for grants of representation
  • administration of estates
  • resolution of estate disputes
  • taxation advice to executors and beneficiaries
  • preparation of estate accounts

Licensing

Rutherfords advises in licensing matters including, but not limited to:

  • on licences
  • off licences
  • special exemptions and events
  • charitable lottery licences

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you require further information.

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