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Waiving Goodbye to Independent Legal Advice
  • McDowell Purcell Solicitors
  • Ireland
  • September 1 2016

In a recent High Court decision, Ms. Justice O’Regan refused to remit a summary claim for over 6 million to plenary hearing on the basis that the

English High Court upholds appeal by the Professional Standards Authority
  • McDowell Purcell Solicitors
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • August 30 2016

The English High Court recently delivered judgment in respect an appeal by the Professional Standards Authority (the “Authority”) against a decision

The Supreme Court Clarifies the Test for Objective Bias
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • June 30 2016

The Supreme Court has emphasised the significance of the Bangalore Principles of Judicial Conduct in assessing a claim of objective bias against a

Public & Administrative Law Update: “Solicitors to be Trusted to the Ends of the Earth”
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • June 29 2016

The High Court decision of President Kelly of 4 April 2016 serves as an important reminder of the rigorous ethical standards to which solicitors are

Guide to Professional Conduct and Ethics (8th Edition)
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • June 21 2016

The William Fry Healthcare team has reviewed the changes and highlights of the revised Guide to Professional Conduct and Ethics (8th Edition) which

Court of Appeal considers when the clock stops in negligence disputes
  • Beauchamps Solicitors
  • Ireland
  • May 26 2016

The Court of Appeal recently overturned a decision of the High Court in which negligence proceedings were held to be statute barred and clarified

Solicitors' professional indemnity insurance regulations do not create third-party rights
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • March 8 2016

The High Court recently confirmed that third-party rights against insurers in Ireland are restricted, providing comfort for insurers in the context

New pre-action protocol in clinical negligence actions
  • Arthur Cox
  • Ireland
  • January 28 2016

The early resolution of clinical negligence actions will become a real possibility with the introduction of a pre-action protocol

High Court confirms solicitors PI Regulations do not create third party rights
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • December 16 2015

A number of recent High Court decisions have confirmed that third party rights against insurers in Ireland are restricted. The recent High Court

Pre-action Protocols and the Extension of Time Limits
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • December 3 2015

Provisions allowing for pre-action protocols in clinical negligence actions are finally to be introduced, five years after they were advised by the