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Damages for stress and worry against a solicitor?
  • Ronan Daly Jermyn
  • Ireland
  • February 7 2017

In a Judgement handed down on 2 February last in the case of Martin Murray v Budds, ,Hanahoe and Michael E. Hanahoe Solicitors 2017 IESC 4 ,the


Survival of cause of action after death
  • Ronan Daly Jermyn
  • Ireland
  • January 24 2017

This judgment deals with a preliminary issue as to whether the plaintiff's cause of action for damages for alleged


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


Survival of cause of action after death: The case of Doyle v Dunne
  • Ronan Daly Jermyn
  • Ireland
  • January 25 2017

This judgment deals with a preliminary issue as to whether the Plaintiff's cause of action for damages for alleged medical negligence survived her death


Gill Russell v HSE - the “real rate of return” judgment
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • November 9 2015

On Thursday, 5 November 2015, the Court of Appeal delivered its much anticipated Judgment in the case of Gill Russell v HSE in relation to the "real


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


Solicitors' professional indemnity insurance regulations do not create third-party rights
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • March 8 2016

The High Court recently confirmed that third-party rights against insurers in Ireland are restricted, providing comfort for insurers in the context


Special accommodation costs in catastrophic cases
  • Ronan Daly Jermyn
  • Ireland
  • October 21 2016

The recent decision of Charlotte Barry in the Supreme Court shed light on what was previously an unclear topic in Irish law: the calculation of


Contributory negligence by lenders in professional negligence claims
  • Buddle Findlay
  • Ireland
  • September 30 2013

The recent Irish Supreme Court case of KBC Bank v BCM Hanby Wallace examined the issue of when a lender's actions could result in a reduction of an