Services

At Stafford and Company we offer a wide range of services that can be tailored to suit each and every client.  With offices in both Kildare Town and Rathangan, we offer a convenient and personable service.  Should you have any queries please feel free to contact us on 045 252523.

 

Property

In a changing and volatile property market we understand that clients require a high quality, fast and cost efficient legal service. At Stafford and Company we advise clients on all aspects of conveyancing and property law.

 

Services include:

 

  • Purchase and sale of all forms of residential properties

 

  • Advice on mortgages, shared-ownership, tenant purchase schemes

 

  • Commercial conveyancing, acquisition and disposal of commercial units, industrial units, licensed premises, restaurants

 

  • Land registry applications based on possession, first registrations, conversion of title

 

  • Drafting and negotiating commercial leases, short term business lettings, residential leases, rent reviews, caretakers agreements, ground rents

 

  • Probate, wills, administration of estates, capital taxes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 
Employment 
 

Mark holds a postgraduate diploma in Employment Law from the Law Society of Ireland and a master’s degree in Human Resource Management with the Whitaker School of Government at the Institute of Public Administration. We advise both employers and employees on contentious and non-contentious matters.

 

At Stafford and Company we advise employers and employees on all aspects of employment rights including equality.

 

  • Pre-employment matters such as interviews and application forms.

  • Drafting and advise to employers and employees on various employment related documents such as contracts of employment, terms and conditions, employee handbooks, safety statements, settlement and severance agreements.

  • Leave, maternity protection, adoptive leave, paternity leave, parental leave, force majeure leave, sick leave, carers leave, health and safety, data protection, communications policies, dignity at work, disciplinary and grievance procedures, payment of wages, bullying, terms of employment, unfair dismissals, constructive dismissal, wrongful dismissal, redundancy, discriminative dismissal, injunctions, transfer of undertakings, employment equality, equal status, restraint of trade and employer insolvency.

  • Cases before Rights Commissioners, Labour Relations Commission, Employment Appeals Tribunal, Equality Tribunal, Labour Court and Circuit Court in employment matters and advice to parties on which type of redress would be most appropriate for their case.

 

 

We appear regularly before Rights Commissioners, Labour Relations Commission, Employment Appeals Tribunal, Equality Tribunal, Labour Court and Circuit Court in employment matters and advice parties on which type of redress would be most appropriate for their case.

 

 

Litigation

 

At Stafford and Company we aim to assist our clients to resolve their disputes efficiently and effectively to minimise the stress and cost involved. Mark Stafford is a qualified Arbitrator and Mediator and assists clients in exploring alternative dispute resolution avenues as an alternative to litigation. Very often going to court is the only option and we assist clients on the most pragmatic and cost effective approach.

 

Services include:

 

  • Family law

 

  • Debt collection

 

  • Personal injury and accidents

 

  • Licensing

 

  • Property disputes, adverse possession, boundary disputes, trespass

 

  • Planning & environmental

 

  • Probate applications – contentious and non-contentious

 

  • Immigration

 

  • Landlord and tenant disputes, mediations and adjudications before the PRTB

 

  • Consumer and contract law

 

 

 

 

 


 
Charity

No good deed goes unpunished! Being involved in charity and voluntary organisations can be very rewarding, it can also be very onerous.  At Stafford & Company we advise officers and members of charitable and voluntary bodies of their legal duties and obligations. The passing of the Charities Act, 2009 and the Companies Act 2014 has made a number of changes to this sector.

 

Services include:

 

  • Drafting of constitutions and rules
     

  • Formation of companies limited by guarantee

 

  • Applications to the Charity Regulation Authority and registering as a charity

 

  • Taxation and applications for tax exemptions

 

  • Cy-Pres schemes

 

  • Trusts, appointment of new trustees, trustee powers and duties

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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