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The Irish Planning System: Spotlight on The Office of the Planning Regulator

The Irish Planning System: Spotlight on The Office of the Planning Regulator

What is it? Arising from recommendations made by the Mahon Tribunal (formally the Tribunal of Inquiry into Certain Planning Matters and Payments), the ...

Inordinate delay by Plaintiff results in dismissal of proceedings

Inordinate delay by Plaintiff results in dismissal of proceedings

In the recent High Court decision in Cabot Financial (Ireland) Limited v Heffernan & Ors , the Second Named Defendant, Mr Heffernan Snr, successfu ...

Court of Appeal upholds Order for Security of Two-Thirds of Costs

Court of Appeal upholds Order for Security of Two-Thirds of Costs

Demeray Limited v. O'Grady [2022] IECA 12 The Court of Appeal recently dismissed an appeal against a High Court order directing that the Plaintiff (an ...

Timing is everything – when is the appropriate time to bring a motion to strike out?

Timing is everything – when is the appropriate time to bring a motion to strike out?

The recent High Court decision in Somers –v- Kennedy & Ors sheds some light on how the Courts may approach applications by Defendants to dismiss p ...

Dublin Commercial Litigation e-Zine - February 2022

Dublin Commercial Litigation e-Zine - February 2022

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

Judgment in default – new time limits every practitioner needs to know under SI 490/2021

Judgment in default – new time limits every practitioner needs to know under SI 490/2021

From 13 November 2021 the courts will be enforcing new time lines in relation to default judgments. These rules have been introduced as a means “to im ...

News from the Front: Attending Court in the new term

News from the Front: Attending Court in the new term

The Courts Service has provided an update regarding the current measures in place for Court users during the Michaelmas legal term. Anyone attending C ...

Comprehensive review of planning code announced

Comprehensive review of planning code announced

The Government has announced that the Attorney General will lead a working group of planning law experts, tasked with a review of Ireland’s planning l ...

Payback for chargeback – travel post Covid-19 restrictions?

Payback for chargeback – travel post Covid-19 restrictions?

As reported earlier this month, an investigation carried out by consumer website Money Saving Expert (“MSE”) found that some Ryanair customers who rec ...

Dublin Commercial Litigation e-Zine - October 2021

Dublin Commercial Litigation e-Zine - October 2021

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