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Has the Supreme Court Decision in Ruffley Established a Higher Threshold for Bullying?
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • May 31 2017

The eagerly awaited Supreme Court decision in Ruffley v The Board of Management of Saint Anne’s School has now been delivered. The importance of this


Irish Supreme Court Upholds Landmark High Court Judgment Limiting Dawn Raid Powers
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • May 30 2017

On 29 May 2017, a five judge division of the Irish Supreme Court unanimously upheld a landmark High Court judgment identifying legal breaches arising


Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland Successfully Overturns Court of Appeal Decision
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • May 26 2017

The Supreme Court announced yesterday, 25 May 2017, that the Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland (“MIBI”) was successful in their appeal, overturning


Third Party Funding A Matter For Legislature - Supreme Court Confirms Old Parameters Still Apply
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • May 24 2017

In a recent Supreme Court decision, which considered whether third party litigation funding is permissible in Ireland, the Court has indicated that


Episode 23: Is Gross Negligence also Gross Misconduct?
  • Matheson
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • March 30 2017

Bryan Dunne looks at a recent decision of the UK Court of Appeal which finally settles the question of whether or not an employee can be dismissed for


Court of Appeal Confirms There is No General Duty of Good Faith in Irish Contract Law
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • March 13 2017

A recent Court of Appeal decision has restored certainty that, under Irish law, there is no general duty of good faith in the context of commercial


Competition Law Damages Actions - Rules Make Ireland an Attractive Venue for Competition Litigation
  • Matheson
  • European Union, Ireland
  • February 28 2017

This week saw publication of the European Union (Actions for Damages for Infringements of Competition Law) Regulations 2017 (“Regulations”). The


New court rules: delay in SI 255 implementation
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • February 7 2017

On October 1 2016 two new statutory instruments (SI 2542016 and SI 2552016), which make wide-ranging reforms to the procedural rules applicable to


Leapfrog appeals and third-party funding: Persona v Ireland
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • January 31 2017

The introduction of the Court of Appeal in 2015 removed the former entitlement of most litigants to bring a direct appeal to the Supreme Court from


Judicial endorsement of Central Bank inquiries
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • January 24 2017

The Central Bank's inquiry process was subject to challenge during 2016, but has ultimately received resounding endorsement by the High Court in