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The Future is E-filing
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • March 27 2017

Tánaiste and Justice Minister Francis Fitzgerald recently announced that a review group, to be led by High Court President Mr Justice Peter Kelly


Faithless? Good Faith and Fair Dealing in Irish Contract Law
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • March 22 2017

The Court of Appeal (the "Court") has overturned an earlier decision of the High Court and refused to imply a term of good faith and fair dealing into


Delay can Defeat the taking of a Defamation Claim
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • March 20 2017

In the recent case of Neil Rooney v Shell E&P Ireland Limited 2017 IEHC 63, the High Court refused to allow a Plaintiff to benefit from the two year


Update - Norwich Pharmacal Order refused where Facebook discovered compliance may lead to persecution of Facebook user
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • March 10 2017

In a previous article, we noted that the High Court had ruled that Facebook Ireland Limited ("Facebook") was not obliged to remove the defamatory


Disability and Reasonable Accommodation: Both Employment Agencies and End Users Expected to Consider Options before Taking Steps to Dismiss a Worker
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • March 9 2017

Mr Gerard Cahill worked for Arravasc from October 2014, a company involved in the design and marketing of medical devices. Mr Cahill obtained this


High Court Clarifies Bank to Have Actual Notice of Winding-up to Avoid Repayment of Transfers Made Subsequent to Winding-up
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • March 9 2017

Any disposition of a company's property made after the commencement of its winding up, without the approval of the liquidator, is void. In a 2001


In Short: Phew! A Sigh of Relief from Landowners
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • March 9 2017

In May last year, we reported on the growing concern among landowners following the decision awarding 40,000 in damages to a hill walker in Wicklow


Reducing Employee Pay - Latest Case Law, and Best Practice for Employers
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • March 9 2017

Recent cases have likely put to bed the long-running debate regarding "reductions" of pay versus "deductions" of pay. Confusion in the area of the


US Courts Make Contrasting Decisions in Microsoft and Google Warrant Cases
  • William Fry
  • USA
  • February 23 2017

The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (the "Court of Appeals") has declined the US Department of Justice's (DoJ) request to rehear


Are interview notes of an internal investigation protected by legal advice privilege?
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • February 22 2017

A recent decision of the High Court in England has shed light on the issue of legal advice privilege and in particular who can be considered to be the