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Updated 12/09/2016

 

The Law Reform Commission in acknowledgement of the valuable contribution made by Caroline Fanning in providing a submission during the research for this project have invited Caroline Fanning Solicitors to the launch of the “REPORT ON HARMFUL COMMUNICATIONS AND DIGITAL SAFETY” in their offices on Tuesday 27th September 2016.

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Caroline Fanning is speaking at the National Construction Summit in the RDS on 15/6/2016 at 3:35pm on the following topics:-
Building Control Management System
Building Control Regulations
Building Regulations
Commencement Notices
Assigned Certifiers
7 Day Notice
Certificate of Compliance on Completion
Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005

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Caroline spoke in January 2016 to some members of the Foxrock division of “Family Carers Ireland” advising on issues such as mental health law,  the new Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015 (due to commence mid 2016) which abolishes the Wards of Court office, the need to make a new will where a proposed beneficiary is now suffering from dementia and the Fair Deal scheme and powers of attorney.

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Caroline Fanning Solicitors succeeded on behalf of a client in achieving a 94.1% reduction of outstanding bank debt (corresponding to approx. €800,000.00 written off debt) together with a write off of the banks’ High Court legal fees and outlays. This involvedlegal drafting and advocacy in the High Court to overcome the Courts’ high threshold that “there is a defence” and get the matter to go to a full hearing.

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Caroline Fanning Solicitors succeeded in getting a commercial client removed from High Court proceedings at a very early stage by using an under utilised Rule of Court – see Litigation page for further details.

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Caroline Fanning Solicitors succeeded on behalf of a client in achieving a 100% writeoff of financial condition in a planning permission of over €30,000.00 to NIL

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Caroline Fanning Solicitors succeeded on behalf of a client in rescinding a valid contract for sale for property in excess of €1.5 million allowing them not to proceed with its purchase due to financial hardship

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Caroline Fanning Solicitors succeeded on behalf of a client in securing the safe return of commercial vehicles caught up in an insolvency situation based on retention of title clause

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Caroline Fanning Solicitors has acted in numerous personal injury cases from both a plaintiff and defendant perspective.

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Caroline Fanning Solicitors succeeded in obtaining an Irish Patent and an International Patent from  WIPO on the basis of a one line instruction from a client which involved very extensive research and technical understanding and acquisition of know how

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Caroline Fanning solicitors acted for a client in submitting probate papers claiming “foster child” tax relief allowing property to be inherited tax free from an aunt/uncle (as if taken from a parent with CAT Threshold A applying)

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Caroline Fanning Solicitors succeeded on behalf of a client in a case taken to the Supreme Court to allow additional evidence to be adduced to that already given in the High Court overcoming the very high legal threshold

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Caroline Fanning Solicitors has succeeded in obtaining freezing orders from the Court in family law maintenance cases

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Caroline Fanning Solicitors carried out intellectual property due diligence on behalf of a client which saved them from making a financially detrimental investment

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Caroline Fanning Solicitors successfully defended Hague Convention on Child Abduction taken by the child’s other parent to have the child returned to Eastern Europe

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Caroline Fanning Solicitors successfully negotiated on behalf of clients exit packages in employment law cases where there were allegations of stress and bullying

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Caroline Fanning Solicitors successfully defended a client in the medical profession who was facing disciplinary hearings with no adverse impact on their employment history record/reference