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‘No transaction’ damages in professional negligence cases

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 15 2013

A number of recent High Court decisions have involved cases in which lenders have taken action against their former legal advisors for negligence

Damages for distress, upset and inconvenience not recoverable in professional negligence claim

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • September 9 2014

The High Court, in a recent case - Walter & Anor v Crossan 2014 IEHC 377, Hogan J, 24 July 2014 struck out a claim for damages for upset, distress

Irish Court declines jurisdiction to hear professional negligence claim

  • Matheson
  • -
  • 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

Contributory negligence by lenders in professional negligence claims

  • Buddle Findlay
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • September 30 2013

The recent Irish Supreme Court case of KBC Bank v BCM Hanby Wallace examined the issue of when a lender's actions could result in a reduction of an

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

  • Matheson
  • -
  • 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

A warning to disciplinary panels of regulatory bodies: the impact of “Bloodgate” goes beyond sport

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 15 2011

Many people will remember the infamous fake blood incident that tarnished the sport of rugby union which became known as “Bloodgate”

Birth injury cases continue to attract high awards

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • July 24 2009

The Plaintiff sued for personal injuries suffered due to the Defendants’ alleged negligence and breach of duty

Professional advisors - generalists beware the unknown

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • August 8 2013

In Mehjoo v Harben Barker (a firm) and another, the defendant accounting firm was sued by an Iranian client for failing to refer him to specialised

Professional indemnity - assessment of “no transaction” damages in professional negligence cases

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • January 29 2013

A series of recent Irish High Court decisions has considered the concept of "no transaction" damages in cases involving professional negligence. The

Professional negligence actions non suit

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • November 25 2013

Where a plaintiff fails to make out a prima facie case, defendants to professional negligence actions and their insurers may be in a position at the