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Walkers
The case of Richard Carron v Fastcom Broadband Limited t.a Fastcom (UD1515/2013) confirmed that legal advice privilege does not attach to advice given to employers by their non-lawyer advisers.
Matheson
Julie Murphy O'Connor and Gearoid Carey share their extensive experience with regard to the enforcement of foreign judgments in Ireland, including acting in some of the leading Irish cases relating to such enforcement.
Matheson
The Civil Liability (Amendment) Act 2017 was passed in November 2017. The act addresses issues raised by the Working Group on Medical Negligence and Periodic Payments, particularly the deficiencies
Matheson
In a recent High Court decision, Power v Creed(1) Judge Baker dealt with a claim of professional negligence.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
Although passing off cases are a rare phenomenon in Irish courts there have been times when businesses have sought the litigation route to stop a person or a business from passing off their goods or services.
Matheson
Clients with experience of litigating in Ireland will be familiar with the discovery process and the onerous obligation to disclose all relevant documents which are in their power
Matheson
The Court of Appeal, in the landmark judgment of Kinsella v Kenmare Resources plc & Anor (1) delivered on 28 February 2019, has set aside an award of damages of €10 million as being disproportionate, unjust and unfair in the circumstances.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
In a previous article (April 2017) the case of Williams & Waistell v Network Rail was discussed. In this landmark case, a Cardiff Court found Network Rail responsible for an actionable nuisance
Dillon Eustace
A recent High Court judgement delivered by Mr Justice Michael Twomey analysed the link between blameworthiness and causation in ascertaining the impact of the Civil Liability Act 1961 (the "CLA")
Dillon Eustace
A number of schools have implemented a ban on students running in the playground because they are fearful of accidents and the possible litigation which will arise.
Dillon Eustace
The High Court has recently handed down a number of key decisions on legal privilege.
Matheson
Partners Claire McLoughlin and Karen Reynolds, and senior associate Ciara Dunny author the Irish chapter of the Practitioner's Guide to Global Investigations ...
Arthur Cox
The Supreme Court is set to consider the proper overall approach to discovery where the burden of complying with discovery is likely to be significant.
Arthur Cox
Can a director or member of a company represent the company in court? No, except in exceptional circumstances.
Arthur Cox
What can we learn from failings in the disclosure process in the UK?
Walkers
Dispute resolution funding has been in the spotlight in Ireland following the delivery of the Persona judgment by the Irish Supreme Court in May last year.
Dillon Eustace
Arbitration has a long tradition in Ireland. Its current modern legislative framework is supported by the courts which will intervene only as required.
Dillon Eustace
In the landmark decision of SPV Osus Ltd v. HSBC Institutional Trust Services (Ireland) Limited & Ors, the Supreme Court held that the assignment of a right to litigate ...
Dillon Eustace
In the recent case of Pepper Finance Corporation (Ireland) DAC v Jenkins & anor, the High Court determined who should initiate enforcement proceedings.
Matheson
The European Commission (the "Commission") has published a draft Directive[1] which, if implemented, would introduce, for the first time in Ireland, a style of class action litigation by consumers against corporates.
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Matheson
The Civil Liability (Amendment) Act 2017 was passed in November 2017. The act addresses issues raised by the Working Group on Medical Negligence and Periodic Payments, particularly the deficiencies
Matheson
In a recent High Court decision, Power v Creed(1) Judge Baker dealt with a claim of professional negligence.
Matheson
Julie Murphy O'Connor and Gearoid Carey share their extensive experience with regard to the enforcement of foreign judgments in Ireland, including acting in some of the leading Irish cases relating to such enforcement.
Dillon Eustace
Negligent misstatement occurs where there is a representation of fact, which is incorrect, which is carelessly made, and is relied on by another party to their disadvantage.
Mason Hayes & Curran
The Mediation Act 2017 (the Act) includes many of the recommendations from the Law Reform Commission's 2010 report on Alternative Dispute Resolution: Mediation and Conciliation.
Dillon Eustace
The High Court has recently handed down a number of key decisions on legal privilege.
Maples Group
Section 35(1) of the Irish Civil Liability Act 1961, as amended, lists a number of grounds by which a plaintiff's acts or omissions with respect to the liability of concurrent wrongdoers can result in a reduction of...
Ronan Daly Jermyn
In a previous article (April 2017) the case of Williams & Waistell v Network Rail was discussed. In this landmark case, a Cardiff Court found Network Rail responsible for an actionable nuisance
Ronan Daly Jermyn
Prior to the increase in power to award greater damages, the lower monetary levels of the District Court and Circuit Court meant that modest personal injury claims were being taken in the High Court
Matheson
The Court of Appeal, in the landmark judgment of Kinsella v Kenmare Resources plc & Anor (1) delivered on 28 February 2019, has set aside an award of damages of €10 million as being disproportionate, unjust and unfair in the circumstances.
Arthur Cox
Can a director or member of a company represent the company in court? No, except in exceptional circumstances.
Dillon Eustace
A recent High Court judgement delivered by Mr Justice Michael Twomey analysed the link between blameworthiness and causation in ascertaining the impact of the Civil Liability Act 1961 (the "CLA")
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