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Recent High Court Analysis
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • August 10 2016

In the recent case of Kelly Builders (Rosemount) Limited v HCC Underwriting Agency Limited the Irish High Court ruled that the defendant insurance


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


Litigation After a Loan Sale - The Substitution of Plaintiffs Following a Loan Portfolio Acquisition
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • August 15 2016

The recent Court of Appeal decision in Stapleford Finance Limited v Lavelle has confirmed that, where the underlying loan has been acquired, the


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


Cross-examination and interlocutory applications
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • August 16 2016

A recent High Court decision has confirmed that cross-examination of deponents of affidavits will not generally be permitted on an interlocutory


Developments in EU Data Protection Law
  • Matheson
  • European Union, Ireland
  • August 10 2016

Following from the high-profile 2015 decision of the European Court of Justice (the “CJEU”) in the case of Schrems v The Data Protection Commissioner


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


Akzo Nobel case - privilege does not apply to in house lawyers in EU competition law investigations European Court of Justice decision
  • Matheson
  • European Union, Ireland
  • October 11 2010

A recent decision of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has confirmed that internal communications between in-house lawyers and their fellow company employees are not privileged in relation to European Commission (Commission) competition law cases


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


Compensation awards on the increase for false accusations of shoplifting
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • February 28 2014

The level of compensation awarded in Circuit Court defamation actions arising from incorrect allegations of shoplifting has risen in recent months. At