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Fundamental Dishonesty: Cut and Dried!

Fundamental Dishonesty: Cut and Dried!

Zurich and DAC Beachcroft’s Casualty Fraud Team have thwarted a suspected organised casualty fraud securing a finding of fundamental dishonesty agains ...

Undertakings – a difficult undertaking?

Undertakings – a difficult undertaking?

The Supreme Court has provided some guidance as to the limits of solicitors’ undertakings. We look at what this means in practice. In the case of Harc ...

Fatal Accidents Act 1976 – The Government Says “No”!

Fatal Accidents Act 1976 – The Government Says “No”!

In April 2021 the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers published a “research report” called “Bereavement Damages – A Dis-United Kingdom” in which it ...

Order Granted against Google to disclose identity of online “troll” accused of defaming Portakabin company

Order Granted against Google to disclose identity of online “troll” accused of defaming Portakabin company

Earlier this month, following an application by Portakabin (a modular building company) the High Court granted an Order compelling Google to disclose ...

Court Vacation

Court Vacation

Practitioners will be aware that the Long Vacation commences on Friday 30 July 2021. The new court term will resume on 4 October 2021.  

Are the Courts moving towards a tougher stance on delay?

Are the Courts moving towards a tougher stance on delay?

A recent decision of the High Court could be a sign of a move by the courts towards clamping down on the issue of delay. The decision in Diarem Limite ...

Dublin Commercial Litigation e-Zine - July 2021

Dublin Commercial Litigation e-Zine - July 2021

Welcome to the DAC Beachcroft Dublin Commercial Litigation update. We have prepared guidance and commentary on recent developments together with some ...

Security for Costs – efficient use of Courts’ time and taxpayer’s money a prominent consideration

Security for Costs – efficient use of Courts’ time and taxpayer’s money a prominent consideration

In a recent decision of the High Court in Fortberry Limited v Promontoria (Aran) Limited & Ors1 (“Fortberry”) in relation to a security for costs ...

Health and Care Bill 2021: what does it mean for data?

Health and Care Bill 2021: what does it mean for data?

In the latest of our series of briefings on the Health and Care Bill (“the Bill”), we look at the implications from a data and information perspective ...

Spanish DPA sets a new standard in GDPR enforcement with record fines

Spanish DPA sets a new standard in GDPR enforcement with record fines

It has been over three years since the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) on 25 May 2018. Since coming into force, it has ...