Articles - DAC Beachcroft

Articles by Rowena McCormack

What can we take from the Data Protection Commission’s first fine?

What can we take from the Data Protection Commission’s first fine?

The child and family agency, Tusla, has become the first organisation in Ireland to be fined by the Data Protection Commission (the “DPC”) for breache ...

Memorandum of Understanding between the Coroner and the HSE–6 Months on…

Memorandum of Understanding between the Coroner and the HSE–6 Months on…

In June 2019 the Chief Coroner for England and Wales issued a new Memorandum of Understanding with the Health and Safety Executive.  We take a look at ...

Commercial Litigation Update October 2019

Commercial Litigation Update October 2019

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

Seven new Judges Appointed to Court of Appeal

Seven new Judges Appointed to Court of Appeal

It was announced on 8 October 2019 that the Government has appointed seven new judges to the Court of Appeal. 

New Guidance on Direct Marketing issued by Data Protection Commission

New Guidance on Direct Marketing issued by Data Protection Commission

The Data Protection Commission ("DPC") recently published an article on direct marketing which provides guidance to individuals on dealing with and op ...

New Commercial Court Practice Direction Requires Submission of Electronic Case Report upon Conclusion of Case

New Commercial Court Practice Direction Requires Submission of Electronic Case Report upon Conclusion of Case

A new Commercial Court Practice Direction (HC85) was introduced on 12 April 2019, which replaced Practice Direction HC50 of May 2009.

Court Judgments now available on new Courts Service Website

Court Judgments now available on new Courts Service Website

The Courts Service recently announced that as part of its progress towards introducing a new website, written judgments will no longer be published on ...

Significant Court of Appeal ruling on running of time under Statute of Limitations in financial loss claims

Significant Court of Appeal ruling on running of time under Statute of Limitations in financial loss claims

In a significant ruling on the application of the Statute of Limitations in financial mis-selling claims, the Court of Appeal has reconfirmed that tim ...

Changes to rental legislation introduced by Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2019

Changes to rental legislation introduced by Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2019

The Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2019 ("The Act") was signed into law earlier this year and has introduced a number of significant changes to ...

Dublin Commercial Litigation Update

Dublin Commercial Litigation Update

New Supreme Court Practice Direction A new Supreme Court Practice Direction, SC 19 – Conduct of Proceedings in Supreme Court, came into effect o ...