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Primacy of examiner’s commercial judgment reaffirmed
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • June 26 2015

The recent decision of the High Court in the case of In the matter of Ladbroke (Ireland) Limited and Others has, in the first written judgment in


Court of Appeal confirms bank’s right to increase variable interest rate
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • June 25 2015

The Court of Appeal in the case of Kenneth Millar and Donna Millar v The Financial Services Ombudsman and Danske Bank AS has upheld the contractual


Insurer required to prove alleged non-disclosure by oral evidence
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • June 17 2015

The High Court refused an application by an insurer for leave to deliver interrogatories in a coverage dispute, finding that the alleged material


Irish woman loses symphysiotomy High Court action
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • June 17 2015

On May 1 2015 a 74-year-old woman lost her High Court medical negligence claim on the grounds that in 1963 prophylactic symphysiotomy was not a


After-the-event insurance given amber light
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • June 16 2015

In the most recent instalment of Greenclean Waste Management Ltd v Leahy, the Court of Appeal considering after-the-event (ATE) insurance for the


Immunity from suit for experts?
  • Matheson
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • June 9 2015

The Law Reform Commission (the "LRC") recently sought submissions on their Consultation Paper on Expert Evidence. A number of topics relating to


Striking out third party claims
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • June 9 2015

The appropriate test for determining whether to dismiss and or strike out a third party claim was examined recently by the High Court in IBRC and


"Francovich" damages awarded against Ireland for breach of European Law
  • Matheson
  • European Union, Ireland
  • June 9 2015

In December 2014, the Irish High Court awarded damages of over 100,000 against Ireland and the Attorney General to an individual due to


Supreme Court confirms that dual bankruptcies can exist under Irish law
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • May 28 2015

The recent decision of the Supreme Court in the case of In the matter of Sean Dunne (a bankrupt) has confirmed that it is possible for a debtor to be


ATE insurance given the amber light by Court of Appeal
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • May 26 2015

In the most recent instalment in the case of Greenclean Waste Management Ltd v Leahy, the Court of Appeal, considering ATE insurance for the first