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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


‘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


Guide to Professional Conduct and Ethics (8th Edition)
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • June 21 2016

The William Fry Healthcare team has reviewed the changes and highlights of the revised Guide to Professional Conduct and Ethics (8th Edition) which


Pre-action Protocols and the Extension of Time Limits
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • December 3 2015

Provisions allowing for pre-action protocols in clinical negligence actions are finally to be introduced, five years after they were advised by 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


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


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


Public & Administrative Law Update: “Solicitors to be Trusted to the Ends of the Earth”
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • June 29 2016

The High Court decision of President Kelly of 4 April 2016 serves as an important reminder of the rigorous ethical standards to which solicitors are


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


Vicarious liability extended?
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • November 7 2014

The High Court recently decided that the Health Service Executive (HSE) owed a duty of care to a property owner whose property was damaged when the