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High Court Provides Further Guidance in Confirmation Applications under Section 76 of the Medical Practitioners Act, 2007
  • McDowell Purcell
  • Ireland
  • June 29 2017

In a recent Judgment, Kelly P has provided further guidance on the factors that fall to be considered when the Court exercises its function under


The Court of Appeal rules complaint of professional misconduct nothing other than “trifling and mundane”
  • McDowell Purcell
  • Ireland
  • June 26 2017

The Court of Appeal (McCool v Monaghan 2017 IECA 129) has dismissed an appeal in respect of a complaint of professional misconduct against a


Property purchasers beware: Recent court ruling highlights importance of pre-contract due diligence
  • ByrneWallace
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • June 26 2017

As the property market continues to unwind from the downturn, and to enter a new phase, the importance of purchaser pre-contract due diligence was


The Court of Appeal confirms that Regulators do not owe a general duty of care to individual private litigants
  • McDowell Purcell
  • Ireland
  • June 20 2017

The Court of Appeal (Smith v McCarthy 2017 IECA 168) has recently confirmed that regulators do not owe a duty of care to individual private


Court of Appeal orders re-trial in Erbs Palsy claim
  • Hayes Solicitors
  • Ireland
  • May 24 2017

On 07 April 2017, Ms. Justice Irvine delivered judgment in respect of an appeal brought by Sophie Everard, the mother of Lisa Everard, arising out of


Public & Administrative Law Update: Confirming Professional Disciplinary Sanctions: The High Court’s Jurisdiction
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • May 22 2017

Two recent High Court judgments have clarified the Court’s jurisdiction when asked to confirm a sanction handed down by a professional regulatory body


UK Pharmacists Challenge Code of Conduct
  • McDowell Purcell
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • May 17 2017

A recent decision of the High Court in England and Wales (the “Court”) has provided useful insight into codes of conduct for regulated professionals


Nurse Cautioned over Allegations of Dishonesty by the Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • McDowell Purcell
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • May 15 2017

In a recent UK case, allegations of deficient clinical practice, together with allegations of dishonesty, on the part of Nurse Marinete


Hearsay Evidence in Disciplinary Proceedings
  • McDowell Purcell
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • May 11 2017

A recent UK Court of Appeal case (Squire v CC of Thames Valley Police & P.A.T 2016 EWCA Civ 1315) has re-emphasised that uncorroborated hearsay


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