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Supreme Court Clarifies Application of Bankers’ Books Evidence Acts
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • February 5 2016

The Supreme Court in the case of Ulster Bank v O'Brien holds that banks need not comply with the provisions of the Bankers' Books Evidence Acts when


Find out why the Irish Court of Appeal overturned one of the largest bullying and harassment awards
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • January 28 2016

In the latest episode of Matheson's Employment Law Podcast series, Bryan Dunne discusses a recent decision of the Irish Court of Appeal that


Determining governing law not a separable issue
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • January 19 2016

The High Court has deemed that the question of determining which governing law applies to a dispute should not be dealt with as a separate and


Court of Appeal permits use of interrogatories in insurance coverage dispute
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • December 16 2015

On 9 November 2015 Mr Justice Kelly delivered the judgment of the Court of Appeal in McCabe v Irish Life Assurance Plc, overturning a previous


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


Russell v HSE - Court of Appeal upholds High Court decision regarding the real rate of return
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • December 16 2015

On 5 November 2015, the Court of Appeal delivered its much anticipated judgment in Russell v HSE, a case which considered the “real rate of return”


High Court Rules in Favour of Pensions Ombudsman
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • December 16 2015

This case involved an appeal to the High Court from a decision of the Pensions Ombudsman (represented by Matheson). The judgment is interesting as it


Are interrogatories in vogue?
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • December 15 2015

A recent Court of Appeal decision has reminded practitioners that interrogatories - essentially a series of questions involving yes or no answers -


Strict test for dismissing plaintiff's claim
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • December 8 2015

A recent decision has reaffirmed that a strict test will be applied where a defendant seeks to strike out a claim against it on the basis that no


Court of Appeal imposes qualifications on 'mandatory' mediation
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • November 17 2015

In a recent decision the Court of Appeal considered Section 15 of the Civil Liability and Courts Act 2004, which confers jurisdiction on the High