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‘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


Damages for distress, upset and inconvenience not recoverable in professional negligence claim
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • September 9 2014

The High Court, in a recent case - Walter & Anor v Crossan 2014 IEHC 377, Hogan J, 24 July 2014 struck out a claim for damages for upset, distress


Accountants who give investment advice - beware
  • Leman Solicitors
  • Ireland
  • October 16 2015

U2 bass guitarist Adam Clayton is again taking on his former accountant Gaby Smyth in a negligence blood letting arising from huge losses suffered by


New High Court Rules on Mediation and Conciliation
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • January 10 2011

New High Court Rules on Mediation and Conciliation (the "Rules"), under which a High Court judge may adjourn legal proceedings to allow the parties to engage in alternative dispute resolution (ADR), may yield an increase in the number of medical negligence claims being settled through mediation, conciliation or other forms of ADR


Court of Appeal considers when the clock stops in negligence disputes
  • Beauchamps Solicitors
  • Ireland
  • May 26 2016

The Court of Appeal recently overturned a decision of the High Court in which negligence proceedings were held to be statute barred and clarified


Medical Injuries Assessment Board
  • Eversheds
  • Ireland
  • June 18 2014

Medical negligence claims have long been complex and costly, with liability and causation often heavily disputed. Dorothea Dowling, Chairwoman of the


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


Professional regulation and discipline: “misconduct” and “poor professional performance” in Irish law
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • February 12 2015

In 2012, rejecting the advice of its legal assessor, the Fitness to Practise Committee (“FPC”) of the Medical Council (the “Council”) recommended to


Does redress resolve the symphysiotomy issue in Ireland?
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • Ireland
  • November 11 2014

Today the Irish government announced details of the symphysiotomy redress scheme. This is yet another redress scheme coming on the back of the


Cost cutting in medical negligence claims
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • September 29 2011

Fine Gael have proposed a Medical Injuries Board (“MIB”), modelled on the Injuries Board, to reduce the costs associated with long-running medical negligence cases and also to reduce the value of the awards involved in such cases