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Case dismissed because causation remains shrouded in mystery

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • July 16 2014

Justice O'Neill recently dismissed a plaintiff's claim for failing to establish negligence on the part of a prominent consultant orthopaedic surgeon

Court confirms restrictive approach to mandatory interlocutory injunctions

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • November 20 2012

An injunction is effectively an order restraining a party to which it is directed from taking a particular act or requiring it to take a particular course of action

An intolerable level of delay?

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • July 22 2014

Following newspaper allegations about the plaintiff, proceedings commenced

Meaning of a "perpetual" licence

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • June 15 2010

In a recent case, BMS Computer Solutions Limited v AB Agri Limited, the UK High Court considered the meaning of the term "perpetual" in the context of a software licensing agreement

PRISMFacebook: High Court refers to ECJ on Safe Harbour

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • June 26 2014

On 18 June 2014, Mr Justice Hogan delivered his judgment to the High Court to refer the judicial review case of Schrems v. the Data Protection

Waiver of conditions precedent

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • September 24 2012

A recent High Court decision will bring increased discipline to the commercial reality and market practice of dealing with the waiver of any condition precedent required under the terms of a transaction

Compensation awards on the increase for false accusations of shoplifting

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • February 28 2014

The level of compensation awarded in Circuit Court defamation actions arising from incorrect allegations of shoplifting has risen in recent months. At

Supreme Court clarifies “upwards only” rent review provisions for Bewley’s

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • July 2 2014

The judgment of the Supreme Court on 1 July 2014, confirmed that the particular rent review clause is "upwards only". The judgment provides welcome

Obligation to negotiate in good faith?

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • November 30 2009

Traditionally the common law has refused to recognise a duty to negotiate in good faith in run-of-the-mill transactions between parties acting at arm’s length on the basis that such obligations are too uncertain

Can “after the event” insurance be a substitute for security for costs?

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • April 22 2013

In the recent case of Greenclean Waste Management Limited v Maurice Leahy & Co. Solicitors, the High Court had its first opportunity to consider