Mortgage Interest Rates – what will the recent judgment of Tullamore Circuit Court mean for further rate increases and those struggling with current rates?

A recent ruling of Tullamore Circuit Court in the context of a Personal Insolvency Arrangement is requiring Pepper Finance to apply a fixed interest rate to a mortgage.

Doyle on the Sustainability and the Greening of Irish Real Estate, from a Lawyers Perspective

The real estate industry is no exception as the world becomes increasingly focused on sustainability and reducing carbon emissions.

10 minutes with…Sarah O’Toole

Welcome to “10 minutes with…”, a series where we sit down with BHSM team members to gain insights into their careers and experiences.

Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2023

The Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2023 (“the Act”) was signed into law on 4 April 2023. The Act introduces a range of measures which provide greater flexibility for employees seeking to balance their family life, work life and caring responsibilities.

Retrofitting for a Greener Home

With World Earth Day around the corner and the increasing awareness around sustainability in our homes and businesses, Rachel Nangle looks at the options available to residential and commercial property owners in Ireland, in particular, looking at the options available to allow for a greener home without the need to apply for planning permission.

Repair Covenants in Commercial Leases – A Landlord’s Perspective

One of the most crucial concerns for both landlords and tenants when negotiating a commercial lease is the repairing obligations of each party.

New land value sharing statutory charge set to be introduced

Landowners and developers should be aware of a new statutory charge on land set to be introduced as part of the Land Value Sharing (LVS) element of the government’s Housing for All programme.

New CRO Requirement for Director PPS Numbers

The Companies (Corporate Enforcement Authority) Act 2021 (“Act”) has brought in some key changes to company law in Ireland. From Sunday 23 April 2023, there will now be a requirement for all directors in Ireland to state their PPS numbers when completing Companies Registration Office (“CRO”) filing forms.