Godfrey HoganPrincipal Consultant

Qualifications and Appointments
  • BA Law and European Studies from the University of Limerick
  • Admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in Ireland in 1997
Expertise
  • Commercial and Residential Property
  • Insolvency
  • Banking
  • Receivership
Recent Work Highlights
  • Advising on a mixed use development to include construction documents and the establishment of management company structures
  • Advising on the disposal of a newly built 113 bedroom hotel
  • Advising on the disposal of a significant commercial property, to include all Landlord and Tenant matters
  • Advising financial institutions on all aspects of enforcement of securities
  • Fast Track Planning Process – Large Scale Developments What’s Involved

    Fast Track Planning Process – Large Scale Developments What’s Involved Large Scale Developments These developments comprise of either the development of 100 or more residential units, or the development of student accommodation units which, when combined, contain 200 or more bed spaces. Planning Process Rather than submit a planning application to a Local Authority an

    13th June 2018
  • Lease of a New Commercial Unit

    Lease of a New Commercial Unit A Developer can:- source a Tenant after a unit has been built and seek to put a Lease in place; or source a Tenant before construction work commences. This has the advantage that once a unit is built that a Tenant can take occupation and a Developer receives rent

    19th May 2018
  • Construction Projects – Matters for Consideration

    Construction Projects – Matters for Consideration PART I: PROGRAMME What are target dates for? Application for planning permission? Grant of planning permission? Issue of tender documents? Commencement of work on site? Date of practical completion? Appointment of Professional Team? PART II: PROFESSIONAL TEAM Architect Ground Investigation Consultant Independent Engineer Civil and Structural Engineer Mechanical &

    19th April 2018
  • Development Agreements – Types and Common Elements

    Development Agreements – Types and Common Elements What is a development agreement? A development agreement contains development obligations. It details the working relationship between parties such as developers, funds, tenants and purchasers. In particular it contains details of the plans and specifications under which a property is to be delivered from a seller to a

    17th March 2018
  • Tax Relief – Living City Initiative

    Tax Relief – Living City Initiative The Living City Initiative is a scheme of tax incentives aimed at regenerating parts of our cities around the country such as Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway, Waterford and Kilkenny. Maps identifying parts of the cities within the regeneration areas can be found on the Local Authority websites. Qualifying Expenditure

    17th February 2018
  • Action Plan For Housing

    Action Plan For Housing Proposed Planning Reforms Rebuilding Ireland, an Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness, identifies 5 pillars to be addressed, each with a series of ambitious action plans which it is hoped will help drive delivery of homes to the market. This overall plan includes the setting up of a high level Housing

    17th January 2018
  • Developers Beware! As Property Development Picks Up What Do Your Part V Planning Obligations Involve?

    Developers Beware! As Property Development Picks Up What Do Your Part V Planning Obligations Involve? What is Part V? Part V was introduced to seek to provide for social and affordable housing needs. At the time of lodging a planning application an applicant must indicate, as part of the application, how it intends to comply

    17th December 2017
  • Application to Court to Reverse a Transfer of Assets – What’s Involved?

    Application to Court to Reverse a Transfer of Assets – What’s Involved? Introduction With the economic storm clouds it has not been uncommon for debtors to seek to put assets beyond the reach of creditors.  This can often involve a voluntary transfer of assets from a debtor to a family member and which action prevents

    19th November 2017
  • Mortgage Arrears: The Government’s Plans

    Mortgage Arrears: The Government’s Plans The Programme for Government sets out a series of measures to try and tackle the mortgage arrears problem.  These planned measures seek to build on the current insolvency arrangements and introduce changes to how cases are handled. STATISTICS – MORTGAGE ARREARS  120,447 principal dwelling houses (PDH) were classified as restructured

    28th October 2017

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