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We’re open for business – just a little differently

By: Mahoneys

Dear clients and colleagues, For the foreseeable future, the way we live and work has changed. We wanted to let you know the steps Mahoneys has taken to protect our peop...

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Safe harbour in a (global pandemic) storm

By: Mitchell Downes

Safe harbour is a statutory process which, if correctly implemented, permits directors to avoid personal liability from insolvent trading. In essence, it is an alternativ...

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Bankruptcy: Equitable interests in the matrimonial home

By: Mitchell Downes

Practitioners in bankruptcy often encounter estates where the matrimonial home is owned by the non-bankrupt spouse. There are circumstances in which a court will declare

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What an affidavit is and how is one taken?

By: John Forde

An affidavit is the evidence of a witness in written form. It is a document that is sworn on oath or affirmed and made before a person who is authorised to take an oath o...

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What is accessorial liability?

By: Mitchell Downes

Accessorial liability in the civil context goes back (at least) as far as Selbourne LC’s speech in Barnes v Addy (1874) LR 9 Ch App 244: [S]trangers are not to be m...

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