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Mis-selling claim defeated by the Statute of Limitations Komady v Ulster Bank

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • December 8 2014

The background to the case was that the parties had entered into swap agreements on 14 July 2006, to hedge the interest rate exposure of Komady

Court of Appeal end of the appeal backlog?

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • December 8 2014

In recent years, the Supreme Court has developed a heavy backlog of appeals from the High Court. The system of appeals from the High Court resulted

Employment law podcast series - episode 7 - December 2014

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • December 10 2014

Bryan Dunne, Head of Employment at Matheson, discusses the latest developments in Irish employment law. The podcasts are a key resource in keeping up

The Supreme Court’s first ever GAAR decision

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • April 24 2012

In December 2011, the Irish Supreme Court delivered its judgments in the first case before it on the Irish general anti-avoidance rule (the “GAAR”

Court confirms restrictive approach to mandatory interlocutory injunctions

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • 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

Use or abuse of a data access request?

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • September 13 2012

The High Court recently dismissed an appeal by Dublin Bus in relation to an enforcement order issued by the Data Protection Commissioner on the basis that the existence of legal proceedings between a data controller and a data subject does not preclude the data subject from submitting a data access request even if such request is being used as an alternative or supplement to discovery

Newspaper fined 40,000 for contempt of court after repeating libel

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • August 9 2011

Independent Star Ltd, publishers of the Star On Sunday newspaper which was found to have defamed convicted child porn user Barry Watters, has been fined 40,000 for contempt of court

Irish Court declines jurisdiction to hear professional negligence claim

  • Matheson
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • November 24 2014

The defendants were both domiciled in Belgium for the purposes of Article 2 Council Regulation No. 44 2001 (EC) (the "Brussels Regulation"). The

Cost implications and offers to settle

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • February 21 2012

While the award of costs is at the discretion of the courts in Ireland, as a general principle, costs follow the event

High Court decision of McInerney Homes Limited

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • February 28 2011

In the recent High Court decision of McInerney Homes Limited, the court has ruled for the first time that proposals for a scheme of arrangement (the "Scheme") entailing payment to a secured creditor of a written down sum in full satisfaction of its debt, could be approved