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Welcome to the P.O’Connor & Son Solicitors Law blog. Founded in 1900, our firm has a long and distinguished tradition of providing legal advice and services in Ballina, Castlebar, Swinford, Kiltimagh and across Co Mayo and the West of Ireland and we are now one of the leading law firms in Connacht. This blog is intended to give our clients and future clients an insight into areas of law that may affect them in the present or future. We hope that you will find this blog helpful.
Big Brother wants to know who owns your Company – The Beneficial Ownership Register and what you as an individual or Company need to know
Background On 15 November 2016, part of the 4th EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive was passed into Irish law by The European Union (Anti-Money Laundering: Beneficial Ownership of Corporate Entities) Regulations 2016. Why was this introduced? The aim of the Directive...read more
Patrick O'Connor, Managing Partner at our firm, recently spoke at a Seminar on Ethics in Sport in AIT. Pat is a board member of Sport Ireland and Connacht Rugby Professional Game Board. His presentation, "How We Play The Game...", examined sport governance in Ireland...read more
Samantha Geraghty, partner of Swinford law firm, P. O’Connor & Son, has been honoured at the Irish Law Awards 2017. Samantha Geraghty had recently been shortlisted as a finalist in the Irish Language Practitioner of the Year category by the esteemed panel of...read more
We are delighted to announce that Samantha Geraghty, solicitor and partner at our firm, has been nominated as the Irish Language Practitioner of the Year at the AIB Private Banking Irish Law Awards 2017. We congratulate Samantha and all the finalists who have made the...read more
What is the Help to Buy Scheme The Help to Buy Scheme is designed to help first-time buyers to gather the deposit required to purchase or self-build a new house or apartment to live in as their home. The scheme provides for a refund of Income Tax and Deposit Interest...read more
Katie Cadden, a solicitor at P O'Connor & Son and a board member of the Charity Regulator, wrote an article that recently featured in "the Parchment" magazine. Katie specialises in all issues relating to charity law. You can download the article here: Charity Law...read more