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Jurisdiction clauses in insurance policies High Court decision in Lartigue Enterprises Ltd v Three Lions Underwriting Ltd

  • Matheson
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • September 20 2012

The insurers asked the Court to decline jurisdiction to hear the case in favour of an English court in circumstances where the slip stated that coverage disputes would be governed by the law of England and Wales and conferred jurisdiction on the English courts

Decision of the Irish High Court concerning pyrite

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • July 27 2011

The Irish High Court delivered its judgment on the liability of the providers of infill containing the mineral pyrite in James Elliot Construction Limited v Irish Asphalt Limited (High Court Record No. 20084767P) on 25 May 2011

Security for costs

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • July 27 2011

The general rule is that the unsuccessful party to litigation pays the costs of the successful party

Dealing with delays in professional negligence claims - how long must insurers wait?

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • April 23 2012

It is not uncommon in professional negligence claims for there to be long periods of inactivity where the claimant does not prosecute the claim

Insurance considerations taken into account in determining undue delay

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • April 11 2011

In a climate where the number of contentious claims are increasing, the importance of ensuring litigants' right to a hearing within a reasonable time is essential

Give us some recognition - recent arbitration decision

  • Matheson
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  • Austria, Ireland
  • -
  • April 23 2012

A recent case has dealt with the first reported application for recognition and enforcement of an arbitral award under the Arbitration Act 2010, which gives the UNCITRAL Model Law force of law in Ireland

Getting down to business in the Commercial Court

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • September 20 2012

The vast majority of cases admitted to the list have been commercial claims with a value in excess of 1 million (1165 in total

High Court upholds Financial Services Ombudsman finding and clarifies its role in hearing appeals from decisions of the FSO

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • April 11 2011

The High Court has confirmed, in the recent case of Caledonian Life v Financial Services Ombudsman, that an appeal against a finding of the Financial Services Ombudsman (the "FSO") is not a de novo hearing of the original complaint but rather a review of the FSO's decision making procedure

Increased regulation relating to maritime insurance

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • January 24 2012

The European Union (Insurance Of Shipowners For Maritime Claims) Regulations 2011 (SI 6862011) (the “Regulations”) have been passed to transpose Directive 200920EC (the “Directive”) into Irish law