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UK Pharmacists Challenge Code of Conduct
  • McDowell Purcell
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • May 17 2017

A recent decision of the High Court in England and Wales (the “Court”) has provided useful insight into codes of conduct for regulated professionals

Court of Appeal orders re-trial in Erbs Palsy claim
  • Hayes Solicitors
  • Ireland
  • May 24 2017

On 07 April 2017, Ms. Justice Irvine delivered judgment in respect of an appeal brought by Sophie Everard, the mother of Lisa Everard, arising out of

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

‘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 no recovery for non-pecuniary loss
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • February 28 2017

In a recent case, Murray v Budds & ors 2017 IESC 4 the Supreme Court reviewed the law concerning recovery of damages for non-pecuniary loss (i.e

Nurse Cautioned over Allegations of Dishonesty by the Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • McDowell Purcell
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • May 15 2017

In a recent UK case, allegations of deficient clinical practice, together with allegations of dishonesty, on the part of Nurse Marinete

The Supreme Court Clarifies the Test for Objective Bias
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • June 30 2016

The Supreme Court has emphasised the significance of the Bangalore Principles of Judicial Conduct in assessing a claim of objective bias against a

Concussion in Rugby Union Has Entered the Legal Field of Play
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • October 12 2016

Concussion in contact sports and particularly rugby union has become an increasingly constant feature of medical debate over the last 15 years

Dealing with delays in professional negligence claims - how long must insurers wait?
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • April 23 2012

It is not uncommon in professional negligence claims for there to be long periods of inactivity where the claimant does not prosecute the claim

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