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Supreme Court confirms no recovery for non-pecuniary loss
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • February 28 2017

In a recent case, Murray v Budds & ors 2017 IESC 4 the Supreme Court reviewed the law concerning recovery of damages for non-pecuniary loss (i.e


Damages for stress and worry against a solicitor?
  • Ronan Daly Jermyn
  • Ireland
  • February 7 2017

In a Judgement handed down on 2 February last in the case of Martin Murray v Budds, ,Hanahoe and Michael E. Hanahoe Solicitors 2017 IESC 4 ,the


Survival of cause of action after death: The case of Doyle v Dunne
  • Ronan Daly Jermyn
  • Ireland
  • January 25 2017

This judgment deals with a preliminary issue as to whether the Plaintiff's cause of action for damages for alleged medical negligence survived her death


Survival of cause of action after death
  • Ronan Daly Jermyn
  • Ireland
  • January 24 2017

This judgment deals with a preliminary issue as to whether the plaintiff's cause of action for damages for alleged


Special accommodation costs in catastrophic cases
  • Ronan Daly Jermyn
  • Ireland
  • October 21 2016

The recent decision of Charlotte Barry in the Supreme Court shed light on what was previously an unclear topic in Irish law: the calculation of


Concussion in Rugby Union Has Entered the Legal Field of Play
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • October 12 2016

Concussion in contact sports and particularly rugby union has become an increasingly constant feature of medical debate over the last 15 years


Waiving Goodbye to Independent Legal Advice
  • McDowell Purcell
  • 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
  • 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