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Matheson
The act's objective is to further promote mediation as an attractive alternative to court proceedings, in terms of time, cost, resources and the avoidance of acrimony.
Arthur Cox
Prosecutors, regulators and investigators can learn from the recent failings by police and prosecutors in the UK to properly comply with their disclosure obligations.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
On 7 February, 2018 the Supreme Court issued a Determination in the case of Gearoid Costelloe v Dominic Carney & Niamh Carney [2018] IESCDET 28 (per Clarke CJ, McMenamin J. and O'Malley J.)
Ronan Daly Jermyn
On 22 December 2017, Mr. Justice John Edwards delivered the Court of Appeal decision in the case of Director of Public Prosecutions v Independent News and Media PLC, Claire Grady...
Ronan Daly Jermyn
On 21 December 2017, Ryanair lost its High Court action for defamation against three pilots.
Mason Hayes & Curran
We review some key developments in the area of litigation and dispute resolution in Ireland during 2017.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
On the 15th of December 2017, Mr. Justice Gerard Hogan delivered the long-awaited Court of Appeal decision in the case of Used Car Importers of Ireland Limited v Minister for Finance...
Mason Hayes & Curran
The Mediation Act 2017 (the "Mediation Act") was commenced with effect from 1 January 2018.
Arthur Cox
The Ministerial Order providing for the commencement of the Mediation Act 2017 has been signed. From 1 January 2018, solicitors, including in-house solicitors, will have to advise their clients to consider mediation...
Ronan Daly Jermyn
The Mediation Act (the "Act"), which was signed into law on 2 October 2017, places a new statutory obligation on litigants to consider mediation as a means of resolving a dispute
Maples and Calder
A recent Court of Appeal judgment highlights the difficulties facing a defendant who seeks to have proceedings struck out which he/she considers to be unmeritorious.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
The Court of Appeal has taken the opportunity to clarify the scope of the linked principles of Res Judicata/the Rule in Henderson v Henderson.
Dillon Eustace
Mediation has been defined in the Act as a "confidential, facilitative, and voluntary process in which parties to a dispute...
Arthur Cox
The Irish High Court recently refused to grant an injunction to prohibit legal proceedings in the United States...
Dillon Eustace
In a most welcome development, the Department of Expenditure and Reform has issued a Circular (17/2017 which is effective since 26 October 2017) which has the effect of obliging Government Departments...
Matheson
Straitened times have led to an increase in litigation before the courts involving lay litigants or litigants in person acting without formal legal representation.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
The Mediation Act (the "Act"), which was signed into law on 2 October 2017, places a new statutory obligation on litigants to consider mediation as a means of resolving a dispute.
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.
Mason Hayes & Curran
Parties to a contract often agree that, in the event of a breach, the party that has committed the breach must pay the other party a specified sum of money.
Matheson
The Court of Appeal has allowed an appeal by the Edward Holdings group of companies against a decision of O'Connor J in the High Court refusing to appoint an examiner to four of the seven group companies...
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Mason Hayes & Curran
We review some key developments in the area of litigation and dispute resolution in Ireland during 2017.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
On the 15th of December 2017, Mr. Justice Gerard Hogan delivered the long-awaited Court of Appeal decision in the case of Used Car Importers of Ireland Limited v Minister for Finance...
Mason Hayes & Curran
The Mediation Act 2017 (the "Mediation Act") was commenced with effect from 1 January 2018.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
The Mediation Act (the "Act"), which was signed into law on 2 October 2017, places a new statutory obligation on litigants to consider mediation as a means of resolving a dispute
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
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.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
On 21 December 2017, Ryanair lost its High Court action for defamation against three pilots.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
The Court of Appeal has taken the opportunity to clarify the scope of the linked principles of Res Judicata/the Rule in Henderson v Henderson.
Matheson
There is no legislative framework in Ireland to facilitate class actions.
Arthur Cox
The Ministerial Order providing for the commencement of the Mediation Act 2017 has been signed. From 1 January 2018, solicitors, including in-house solicitors, will have to advise their clients to consider mediation...
Dillon Eustace
Mediation has been defined in the Act as a "confidential, facilitative, and voluntary process in which parties to a dispute...
Maples and Calder
The recent decision of Barrett J in AIB v Rostaff Property Development Ltd (High Court, 7 September, 2017) once again highlights the difficult area of undue influence in the context of guarantees...
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