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Ireland: the Consumer Insurance Contracts Act 2019

Ireland: the Consumer Insurance Contracts Act 2019

The long awaited Consumer Insurance Contracts Act was signed into law on 26 December 2019. The Act has yet to be enacted, but that is expected to happ ...

COVID-19: Business Briefing - Ireland

COVID-19: Business Briefing - Ireland

This briefing note sets out some of our most frequently asked questions around COVID-19. The answers have been kept to a very brief overview, so pleas ...

Successful Appeal Of Defendant Costs On The Small Claims Track

Successful Appeal Of Defendant Costs On The Small Claims Track

Following the appeal of Mr Nahid Ahmed v Axa Corporate Solutions Assurance [2019] the Defendant successfully appealed the  decision not to award the D ...

Insurance Non-Injury Update July 2018

Insurance Non-Injury Update July 2018

Litigation Costs will not always follow the event On the 21 July 2017 Mr Justice Binchy in the High Court took the position that where an open off ...

Dublin Insurance Non-Injury Update

Dublin Insurance Non-Injury Update

Why Irish businesses need Cyber cover Almost every business in Ireland relies heavily on electronic systems and networks in order to carry out its eve ...

Insurance Non-Injury Update January 2018

Insurance Non-Injury Update January 2018

Latest update - Commencement of the Mediation Act 2017 The Mediation Act 2017 (the Act) has commenced as of the 1 January 2018, following which the La ...

Ireland – FSA changes limitation periods

Ireland – FSA changes limitation periods

Enacted in July of this year, the Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland (Amendment) Act 2017 contains significant and far reaching ...

Ireland - Far reaching changes to limitation periods applicable to financial products

Ireland - Far reaching changes to limitation periods applicable to financial products

Enacted in July of this year, the Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland (Amendment) Act 2017 contains significant and far reaching ...

Supreme Court considers the appropriate approach to be taken to Solicitors' Costs

Supreme Court considers the appropriate approach to be taken to Solicitors' Costs

Sheehan v Corr Supreme Court [Appeal No 94/16] On 15 June 2017 the Supreme Court issued a judgement in a matter which the Court described as "raising ...

A Guide to the Mediation Bill 2017

A Guide to the Mediation Bill 2017

Statutory Declaration Where a client decides not to mediate, the solicitor must swear a statutory declaration that they advised their client to consid ...