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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

Gill Russell v HSE - the “real rate of return” judgment
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • November 9 2015

On Thursday, 5 November 2015, the Court of Appeal delivered its much anticipated Judgment in the case of Gill Russell v HSE in relation to the "real

Accountants who give investment advice - beware
  • Leman Solicitors
  • Ireland
  • October 16 2015

U2 bass guitarist Adam Clayton is again taking on his former accountant Gaby Smyth in a negligence blood letting arising from huge losses suffered by

Male doctors twice as likely to have complaints made against them
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • September 9 2015

The Medical Council recently published a review of complaints received between 2008 and 2012. Over 2,000 complaints were received during this time

Professional regulation and discipline: “misconduct” and “poor professional performance” in Irish law
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • February 12 2015

In 2012, rejecting the advice of its legal assessor, the Fitness to Practise Committee (“FPC”) of the Medical Council (the “Council”) recommended to

Irish Court declines jurisdiction to hear professional negligence claim
  • Matheson
  • European Union, Ireland
  • 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