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Legal Right To Paternal Leave

The Paternity Leave and Benefit Act 2016 was recently passed by the Dáil and marks a significant step forward for paternal rights in the workplace. As of the 1st of September 2016, a relevant parent, as defined under the Act, will be statutorily entitled to two weeks paid paternity leave from their employment.

Financier Worldwide: Financial Services Regulation 2016

In the 2016 Financier Worldwide Financial Services review (August 2016 edition), author and Partner Paul Foley gives his perspective on the current legal and regulatory Financial Services environment.

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Charities - Collaborate or Merge?

Merger or other forms of collaborative working can make better use of charitable funds and property and provide better services for beneficiaries. For example if two charities in the same area are doing similar work and competing for funding, a merger may be the best way to secure funding and provide a united voice. 1

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Ireland and Intellectual Property and Internet Litigation

The protection of Intellectual Property is an essential element for the success of the EU internal market in that, if not only promotes innovation and creativity but also it develops employment and improves competitiveness.

With the exponential development of the internet and growth of social media technologies, the need to protect and enforce Intellectual Property rights has never been greater. Liability can arise under a range of laws from copyrights to patents, trade and service marks, unfair competition, defamation and privacy.

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Small and Medium Sized Enterprises: Irish Government and EC Initiatives

Recognising the importance of the SME sector to Ireland, the Irish Budget 2012 and Budget 2013 have introduced a range of tax reforms to address the needs of SMEs.

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Małe i Średnie Przedsiębiorstwa: Rząd Irlandii i Europejska Incjatywa Obywatelska

Małe i średniej wielkości przedsiębiorstwa stanowią ponad 99% firm w Irlandii i dają one zatrudnienie prawie 70% ludzi w tym kraju. W rzeczywistości, do roku 2016, rząd irlandzki ma na celu nadanie Irlandii statusu najlepszego małego kraju na świecie pod względem prowadzenia działalności gospodarczej.

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Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) II

New rules for more efficient, resilient and transparent financial markets.

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About Us

McKeever & Son Solicitors, was founded in 1898. The Firm was originally located in Foster Place, College Green, in the centre of Dublin’s banking district and developed a reputation and an expertise in the area of banking law and commercial litigation.

With the rapid development of the Irish economy in the 1990’s, this firm recognised the need to provide a broader range of services and greater level of specialisation to it’s clients. This was achieved through the merger with Rowan & Company, Solicitors which had an established reputation in the area of corporate and commercial law, and acted for a significant number of public companies.

The resulting entity, McKeever Rowan, is now based at 5 Harbourmaster Place in Dublin’s International Financial Services Centre, Dublin 1…

Why Choose Us?

Big Firm experience at competitive rates

Many of our solicitors have worked in some of the largest Irish and overseas law firms and have gained top quality experience which we can offer to our growing client base. We are competitive on fees and are open to fixed fee arrangements.

Range Of Services

Given the quality and experience of our personnel we are in the fortunate position to be able to advise clients in most areas where clients will require the services of a solicitor. We have excellent relationships with other firms to cover off the other areas e.g. Aerospace where we do not advise.

Financial Services Law

We have particularly strong expertise in Compliance, particularly in the case of regulated financial services providers, and have provided advice to such entities on all legal and compliance issues whether of a contentious nature or otherwise.