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Remote Swearing of Affidavits comes into force from today, 31 March 2021

Remote Swearing of Affidavits comes into force from today, 31 March 2021

From today, 31 March 2021, updated Superior Court rules will be in place regulating the processes for swearing affidavits. The Rules of the Superior C ...

First fully remote trial of plenary proceedings directed by the Commercial Court

First fully remote trial of plenary proceedings directed by the Commercial Court

In its recent ruling in IBRC v Browne [2021] IEHC 83, the Commercial Court has directed that a plenary trial should proceed by way of a fully remote h ...

Change on the Horizon: Potential Developments in Civil Procedure

Change on the Horizon: Potential Developments in Civil Procedure

The recently published report of the Review Group established to conduct a review of the Administration of Civil Justice in Ireland is cause for optim ...

Court of Appeal permits proceedings struck out on consent to be re-entered into Commercial Court

Court of Appeal permits proceedings struck out on consent to be re-entered into Commercial Court

The Court of Appeal recently upheld a High Court decision to re-enter proceedings settled in 2011 for judgment in circumstances where the Defendants f ...

High Court Practice Direction 101 – Written submissions in civil proceedings accessible to the public

High Court Practice Direction 101 – Written submissions in civil proceedings accessible to the public

On 13 November 2020, the President of the High Court issued Practice Direction HC101, which came into effect on 22 February 2021. The Practice Directi ...

Dublin Commercial Litigation e-Zine - March 2021

Dublin Commercial Litigation e-Zine - March 2021

We have prepared guidance and commentary on recent developments together with some helpful updates which we hope will be of interest to you.

The Litigation Gambit - Protecting your business: Webinar

The Litigation Gambit - Protecting your business: Webinar

Partners Lisa Broderick and Rowena McCormack, and Senior Associate Julie-Anne Binchy, discuss how best to prepare and protect your business from commo ...

COVID 19 – Code of Conduct between Landlords and Tenants for Commercial Rents

COVID 19 – Code of Conduct between Landlords and Tenants for Commercial Rents

The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Innovation published a Code of Conduct between Landlords and Tenants for Commercial Rents on 1st October 2020 ...

Legislation providing for significant reforms of civil procedure now in force

Legislation providing for significant reforms of civil procedure now in force

The Civil Law and Criminal Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2020 (the “Act”) has recently come into operation and has heralded a number of significa ...

UK’s Information Commissioner publishes Annual Report as Data Protection Commission releases its 2 year Report on Regulatory Activity

UK’s Information Commissioner publishes Annual Report as Data Protection Commission releases its 2 year Report on Regulatory Activity

In July 2020, the UK’s data protection regulator, the Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) published its annual report. The report covers the twe ...