The Law Society apologises to Catherine Hegarty, Principal of Hegarty & Associates of 70b Patrick Street, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin for any misunderstanding created in relation to the firm Hegarty & Associates Solicitors at 70b Patrick Street, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, in its Warning Notice published on 31 March 2023.
Hegarty & Associates, Solicitors, with offices at 70b Patrick Street, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, is not to be confused with the firm referred to by the Law Society in its publication of 31 March 2023.
Catherine Hegarty, the Principal of the authorised and regulated legal practice of Hegarty & Associates at 70b Patrick Street, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, reported this fraudulent passing off of her legal practice to the Law Society and the Gardai Síochána Fraud Squad.
Hegarty & Associates, with offices at 70b Patrick Street, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, is a fully authorised and regulated legal practice in existence for over 30 years. The offices of the legitimate regulated firm of Hegarty & Associates were previously located at 9 Corrig Avenue, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin for 25 years but the offices are now located at 70b Patrick Street, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin and the firm details can be found on the Law Society website.
The Society advises members of the profession and members of the public that Hegarty and Associates, with a website address of www.hegartyassociates.com, misrepresenting Hegarty & Associates, is not a firm of solicitors regulated by the Law Society of Ireland. Therefore, be advised that any business, correspondence or transactions undertaken with the website address www.hegartyassociates.com and/or the firm Hegarty and Associates, are not with a regulated firm of solicitors.
Please be advised that the website www.hegartyassociates.com has now been suspended.
Please see the following contact details of the unauthorised entity and the authorised legal practice of Hegarty & Associates:
||Authorised Legal Practice
||Hegarty and Associates
||Hegarty & Associates
||9 Corrig Avenue, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
||70b Patrick Street, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
||01 284 3900
||01 284 3901
||6026 Dun Laoghaire
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