Town Agents and Law Search Service Update 30th March 2020

Published: March 30, 2020

Hibernian Legal Service Update 30th March

As of the announcement of An Taoiseach on the 27th March we are all now working remotely. Please email any queries you have to us as we will not be answering the office phone lines during this period.

We are still providing law searches, closing searches and town agency services, but due to the latest COVID-19 arrangements certain public offices have been closed or have limited access.

The current situation as of today 30/03/2020

Town Agency Service Update

The Central Office is open by appointment only for the following essential services:
• Applications for Bail
• Habeas Corpus
• Injunctions and the enforcement of same
• Examinerships
• Urgent Wardship matters
• Urgent Judicial Review applications
• Issue of proceedings where the statutory time limit to issue will expire before Tuesday 14th April 2020

We are still providing essential Town Agency services in line with the current Court arrangements. If you would like us to file an application for bail or issue of proceedings for you please get in touch by email:

Law Search Service Update

The Company Registration Office is closed to the public but we have online access

The Registry of Deeds – we have online limited access for records from 1970 onwards

Planning Offices – all Councils are now closed with l,imited online access:
– Dublin City Council, Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council and Fingal we have online access to records from 1992-present
– South Dublin County Council planning searches are currently not possible
– All other Councils – Online access to be confirmed

Sheriff Searches – Dublin City and Dublin County sheriff searches as still be provided, we await confirmation on the other Sheriffs around Ireland

We will continue to update our clients as much as possible as the situation changes via this website news section and Linkedin 

We are all now working remotely, so please be aware of the following; we will not be answering the office phone lines for the lockdown period, please contact us by email for any service queries:

Law Searches & Investigations –
Town Agency Services –

As we are only going to the office when necessary please also confirm by email whether documents are being sent to us via post or DX so we can look out for them.

We wish all our clients well, and please get in touch for more information about any of our services and we will endeavour to assist you in any way we can.

Ursula McDermott, Operations Director

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