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GDPR & Brexit

Join our Principal Micheal O’Dowd for  a webinar on Brexit and its implications for Data Protection at 4pm on Wednesday the 16th December.

This event will feature input from Mike McGrath of Arvo and Micheál O’Dowd from O’Dowd Solicitors and be chaired by it@cork Vice Chairperson Donagh Kiernan of Tenego Partnering.

Data Protection was not a large consideration for most UK citizens and businesses on the run up to the 2016 Brexit referendum, but their decision to leave the European Union, is causing much panic now for businesses transferring data to and from the UK. This webinar will look at […]

By |2020-12-19T13:49:22+00:00December 13th, 2020|

Legal.ie launched by O’Dowd Solicitors

Legal.ie is a new service launched by the litigation department at O’Dowd Solicitors. Available at www.legal.ie it provides a the same traditional values of a law firm, but in a wholly online setting. We can provide online consultations, collaborative workspaces and simply straightforward communications.

By |2020-07-18T20:57:44+01:00July 11th, 2020|

You can now give will instructions online

Like many businesses we are adapting how we do business in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic. As part of this we are improving our online offering. You can now give us full instructions on the preparation of your will from your laptop/tablet or mobile phone.

Make your Will online here

By |2020-04-13T11:20:38+01:00April 13th, 2020|

Covid 19 (Coronavirus)

For the duration of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) emergency the offices of O’Dowd Solicitors will remain open for business. Business will however be subject to the following constraints:

  • The switchboard will only be operational from 10am – 12.30pm each day from the 30th March until further notice. Outside of these hours a voicemail or email should be left. Solicitors may also be contacted on their direct dial numbers and/or mobiles. The firms email address info@odowd.ie will be monitored during usual business hours, and the online form can also be used to request  a call back.
  • It will not be possible […]
By |2020-03-25T15:58:40+00:00March 25th, 2020|

Online payments

To facilitate our clients, particularly those who do not wish to travel at this point in time we have now implemented an online payments system. This can be accessed here: https://www.odowd.ie/payment/. Over the coming days and weeks we will add to our services available online so that we can continue to offer services to clients during these times.

 

By |2020-03-24T16:52:12+00:00March 24th, 2020|

Personal Injuries Register

Read some of the views of Solicitor Mícheál O’Dowd on the Personal Injuries Register that never happened over at thejournal.ie. We advise extensively on both Personal Injuries matters and on the GDPR, so it is great to get the opportunity to speak on both:

Read more here

By |2019-08-28T14:27:53+01:00August 28th, 2019|

Bank Holiday Opening

O’Dowd Solicitors will be closed from 4pm on Friday the 2nd August until 9am on Wednesday the 7th.

By |2019-08-06T10:31:05+01:00August 6th, 2019|

We are hiring

O’Dowd Solicitors continues to expand. We are looking for a secretary/receptionist to join our young vibrant team.

The ideal candidate will;

  • be motivated;
  • have excellent organisation skills;
  • have the ability to work on their own initiative and as part of a team.

Main duties and responsibilities include;

  • Reception duties, diary management and general administration;
  • Dictation typing;
  • Maintaining client files;
  • Taking telephone messages and communicating with clients.

Salary commensurate with experience.

If this opportunity interests you, please send your CV and cover letter to info@odowd.ie before the closing date of 3 December 2018, at 5.00pm.

Apply online here

By |2018-11-19T15:31:58+00:00November 19th, 2018|

What is Data Protection (and who cares about the GDPR)

Practically all of us are now aware that the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) will come in to full force and effect on 25th May 2018. This Regulation builds and expands upon the current Data Protection regime which has been enforced in Ireland for a number of decades. For some businesses the GDPR will have a profound impact, but for others a few small steps is all that will be required.

We can say with utmost certainty is that there is no “one size fits all” solution when it comes to Data Protection. Mícheál O’ Dowd, Principal of O’ […]

By |2018-06-22T11:28:40+01:00May 8th, 2018|

Making a Will Guide

Every so often we update our guide to making a will in Ireland. The October 2017 update takes into account the (lack of) changes made to the CAT thresholds for 2018; and has an updated questionnaire to make it even easier for you to make your will with O’Dowd Solicitors. Download the guide here.

By |2018-06-22T11:29:11+01:00October 24th, 2017|
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