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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


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 confirms restrictive approach to mandatory interlocutory injunctions
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • November 20 2012

An injunction is effectively an order restraining a party to which it is directed from taking a particular act or requiring it to take a particular course of action


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


‘No transaction’ damages in professional negligence cases
  • Matheson
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • January 15 2013

A number of recent High Court decisions have involved cases in which lenders have taken action against their former legal advisors for negligence


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


Waiver of conditions precedent
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • September 24 2012

A recent High Court decision will bring increased discipline to the commercial reality and market practice of dealing with the waiver of any condition precedent required under the terms of a transaction


Meaning of a "perpetual" licence
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • June 15 2010

In a recent case, BMS Computer Solutions Limited v AB Agri Limited, the UK High Court considered the meaning of the term "perpetual" in the context of a software licensing agreement