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Public Consultation on Framework Code of Professional Conduct launched by CORU
  • McDowell Purcell
  • Ireland
  • August 9 2017

CORU has recently opened a public consultation on the Framework Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics in furtherance of its role in protecting the


‘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


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


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 Duty of Care Owed to Buyer in Respect of Error in Property Sale Brochure
  • Arthur Cox
  • Ireland
  • July 28 2017

The recent Supreme Court case of David Walsh v Jones Lang Lasalle Limited will be of interest to property investors, agents and lawyers as it


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


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


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


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


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