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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


'No transaction' damages in professional negligence cases
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • April 16 2013

A series of recent High Court decisions have considered the concept of 'no transaction' damages in cases involving professional negligence. When a


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


Irish Court declines jurisdiction to hear professional negligence claim
  • Matheson
  • European Union, Ireland
  • November 24 2014

The defendants were both domiciled in Belgium for the purposes of Article 2 Council Regulation No. 44 2001 (EC) (the "Brussels Regulation"). The


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


Testing the ‘security’ of after the event insurance
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • April 26 2013

A recent High Court judgment has considered the effectiveness of an 'after the event' insurance policy ('ATE Policy') in the context of a security


Risks for practitioners who don't keep their professional competence requirements up to date
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • November 12 2013

With the increasing attention on professional competence requirements, practitioners must be aware of their obligations and the implications of


Recent landmark decision on costs for defendants - light at the end of the tunnel
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • November 12 2013

In an interesting judgment on costs, Ms Justice Irvine recently departed from the usual practice that costs follow the event. The decision was based


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