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Legal considerations for Northern Ireland residents when driving in the Republic of Ireland

Legal considerations for Northern Ireland residents when driving in the Republic of Ireland

Gearing up for a road trip to Ireland? Follow this guide to prepare for everything you need to know about the driving differences between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Speed limits  In the Republic of Ireland, the speed limits are 50 kph (30 mph) in urban areas; 80kph (50 mph) on single open …

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What can a compensation claim be processed for

What can a compensation claim be processed for?

Compensation is money awarded to somebody who has been involved in an accident that wasn’t their fault. It’s a financial settlement that covers the costs and impacts your injury has had on your life, now and into your future. What are the different types of compensation? There are several different claims that McPartland & Sons specialise …

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Legal considerations when signing a lease on commercial property

Legal considerations when signing a lease on commercial property

If you’re thinking of becoming the tenant of a commercial property it is vital to understand what you are taking on. Signing a commercial lease is very different to renting residential property, with a range of responsibilities that can come as a big surprise if you’re not prepared. Here are issues that every prospective commercial tenant …

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What are the legal implications of double jobbing

What are the legal implications of double jobbing?

In today’s working society, especially after the Covid-19 pandemic, there is an increase in zero-hour contracts and casual working arrangements. Secondary employment is now more favourable amongst many. However, double jobbing does have its implication.  Can an employee have a second job? In legal terms, there is nothing to stop an employee from getting a …

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Have you been affected by medical negligence

Have you been affected by medical negligence?

Many thousands of people receive medical treatment every single day. In many cases, this treatment is appropriate and effective. Unfortunately, things sometimes go wrong, and the patient ends up worse off. Here are the next steps to take if you believe you have suffered from medical negligence What Is a Medical Negligence Claim? A medical …

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What are my rights as a part-time worker

What are my rights as a part-time worker

All employees have basic employment rights regardless of whether they work full time or part time. Part-time workers must be treated equally when working for the same employer and doing similar work under the same type of employment contract as full-time employees. Part-time employees have legal rights from day one of employment. There is no minimum length …

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