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Large fines imposed for GDPR breaches

United Kingdom - November 30 2020 In October 2020, three of the largest ever fines for breaches of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) were imposed by data protection…

Charlotte Burke, Julie-Anne Binchy, Lisa Broderick, Rowena McCormack, Simon Halpin.

The importance of Expert Witnesses being independent and owing their principal duties to the Court

Ireland - November 30 2020 The recent High Court judgment of McKillen v Tynan [2020] IEHC 189 dismissed judicial review proceedings on grounds including that: (i) the…

Charlotte Burke, Julie-Anne Binchy, Lisa Broderick, Rowena McCormack, Simon Halpin.

Legislation providing for significant reforms of civil procedure now in force

United Kingdom - November 30 2020 The Civil Law and Criminal Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2020 (the “Act”) has recently come into operation and has heralded a number of…

Charlotte Burke, Julie-Anne Binchy, Lisa Broderick, Rowena McCormack, Simon Halpin.

Supreme Court decision outlines that Public Bodies must justify refusals under Freedom of Information Act

United Kingdom - November 30 2020 In two recent judgments regarding the application of the Freedom of Information Act 2014 (“FOI Act”), the Supreme Court has ruled that public bodies…

Charlotte Burke, Julie-Anne Binchy, Lisa Broderick, Rowena McCormack, Simon Halpin.

Legislation providing for significant reforms of civil procedure now in force

Ireland - September 25 2020 The Civil Law and Criminal Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2020 (the “Act”) has recently come into operation and has heralded a number of…

Charlotte Burke, Julie-Anne Binchy, Lisa Broderick, Rowena McCormack, Simon Halpin.