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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 ...

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 ...