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Legacy Quarterly Update - June 2017
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Germany, Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 30 2017

Theresa May's decision to hold a snap election on 8 June 2017 placed the future of the whiplash reforms in question. The Prison and Courts Bill


Mental health, taking of blood samples without patient consent
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • February 1 2012

Mr Justice MacMenamin in his judgement dated 26 July 2011, held that the taking of blood samples by doctors treating a woman suffering from severe mental illness was lawful, despite her failure to give consent


2016 Global Data Breach Notification Guide
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada, France, Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
  • August 1 2016

In your jurisdiction, are there legal requirements for organizations to provide notice of a breach of security for personal data or other company


Liability at common law of a parent company to an employee of its subsidiary
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • September 20 2011

In a recent UK High Court case a parent company was held to owe a duty of care to an employee of a subsidiary company, where the employee had been exposed to asbestos and subsequently suffered asbestosis, in circumstances where the subsidiary company was no longer in existence


To disclose or not disclose expert commentary
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • August 27 2014

Historically, there has been some confusion over the exact interpretation of the disclosure rules. Previously, in Payne v Shovlin both the High


Whistleblower's Legislation - First Statutory Injunctions and Penalisation Remedy Granted
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • November 11 2016

The Protected Disclosure Act 2014 (the "Act") sets out robust statutory protections for workers who can raise concerns in a manner set out under 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


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


High Court rules records were not 'held' for FOI purposes
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • July 15 2014

In a recent case, The Minister for Health v The Information Commissioner 2014 IEHC 231, the High Court ruled that records of an Inquiry into


First award for penalisation of a whistleblower
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • October 13 2016

In the first award for penalisation under the Protected Disclosures Act 2014, a care assistant has been awarded 17,500 after making what the Labour