Setanta LandersSolicitor

Qualifications & Appointments
  • Bachelor of Corporate Law (Hons) NUI Galway
  • LLB (Hons) NUI Galway
  • AITI Chartered Tax Adviser
  • Registered Trade Mark Attorney
  • Solicitor
  • Long Standing Volunteer with the Free Legal Advice Centres in Dublin
Expertise
  • Complex Commercial and Civil litigation
  • Personal Injuries
  • Planning Law
  • Property Disputes including Landlord and Tenant
  • Tax Audits and Enforcement Proceedings
  • Intellectual Property Law
Recent Work Highlights
  • Advised on Planning Judicial review of An Bord Pleanála
  • Advised on High Court right of way dispute including interlocutory and planning injunctions
  • Advised on High Court bullying and harassment case
  • Settled number of significant personal injuries cases
  • Advised on recent compulsory purchase order dispute including seeking injunctive relief of High Court.
Committees and Memberships

Volunteers with the Free Legal Advice Centre in Dublin

  • New Guidelines for Good Practice on The Substantial Change Exemption in Rent Pressure Zone Areas

    New Guidelines for Good Practice on The Substantial Change Exemption in Rent Pressure Zone Areas The Residential Tenancies Board on Thursday 23 November 2017 published new guidelines for good practice on substantial change exemption in rent pressure zone areas. This guideline sets out what will constitute “substantial change” and “substantial refurbishment” for the purpose of

    19th June 2019
  • Appeals to An Bord Pleanála

    Appeals to An Bord Pleanála An Appeal to An Bord Pleanála is available to persons who have had planning applications rejected by a local authority. An appeal is also available to persons who have lodged objections or observations relating to a planning application to a local authority. Time Limits An appeal of any planning decision

    20th May 2019
  • The Assignment of Consumer Debts

    The Assignment of Consumer Debts Debt is an unfortunate reality for many Irish people. Debt has also become a commodity for lenders which can be assigned and traded. It is useful in this environment for consumers to have a brief overview of the law relating as to how debt is assigned and collected. This article

    20th April 2019
  • Judicial Review Applications

    Judicial Review Applications A judicial review is, at its simplest, an application to the Court to have a particular decision or action reviewed by the Courts. The types of decisions that are/can be subject to judicial review are quite broad. Once the person bringing the application has taken legal advice on the merits of bringing

    19th March 2019
  • An Overview of the Apple Tax Ruling

    An Overview of the Apple Tax Ruling Ireland Lodges Appeal Ireland lodged its appeal on 9 November 2016 against the recent European Commission Ruling which found that Ireland had granted selective tax treatment to Apple.  This is not the first or only Commission ruling in respect of State tax rulings.  Although taxation is a member

    19th February 2019
  • Retailers’ Liability for Defective Food Products

    Retailers’ Liability for Defective Food Products In the modern Ireland people consume more pre-prepared food.  These can be ready meals, pre-packed sandwiches or dining out.  The preparation of food products can lead to contaminants or foreign objects being introduced into the food.  The question that arises for retailers and consumers is who is responsible and

    28th January 2019
  • Budget 2016 Capital Gains Tax Incentive For Entrepreneurs

    Budget 2016 Capital Gains Tax Incentive For Entrepreneurs Revised CGT Rate for Entrepreneurs  A reduced rate of 20% of Capital Gains Tax will apply in respect of chargeable gains on a disposal of chargeable business assets made by an individual on or after 1 January 2016. The relief can apply up to a lifetime limit

    19th December 2016
  • An Inspector Calls – Article from the Law Society Gazette

    An Inspector Calls – Article from the Law Society Gazette Download the full article.

    20th November 2016
  • The Private Residential Tenancies Board

    The Private Residential Tenancies Board Practical Considerations Introduction The PRTB was set up under the 2004 Residential Tenancies Act.  The Act is lengthy but relatively well set out and straight forward in its directions.  The PRTB website at ww.prtb.ie is also a very good starting point for information on the PRTB and its structures. Jurisdiction

    19th September 2016
  • Knowledge Development Box Consultation

    Knowledge Development Box Consultation In last year’s budget Minister for Finance Michael Noonan announced his intention to invite consultation in relation to a knowledge box regime in Ireland. Examination of Knowledge Box/Patent Box Regimes in Europe A knowledge box put simply, applies lower corporation taxes to certain intellectual property income. The life cycle of Intellectual

    19th May 2016

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