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Following a recent judgment of the Court of Appeal, Plaintiffs may find themselves more exposed to possible Costs Differential Orders...

Privacy and your legal rights can be a challenging area to traverse at times, especially as this is an area where the law itself appears to be somewhat behind the reality of the online world that we live in....

A will is the expression of a person’s intentions, normally concerning the distribution of his or her property, which he or she intends to take affect only after his or her death....

The recent Covid outbreak in Ireland has led to many businesses being forced to close temporarily. Some have had to close entirely, others have been able to carry on only a small part of their previous activities....

In 2017 a private member’s bill was introduced in the Dail to modernise and improve the rights of consumers of insurance.  These provisions were directly based on recommendations made by the Law Reform Commission in 2015....

In 2017 a private member’s bill was introduced in the Dail to modernise and improve the rights of consumers of insurance. These provisions were directly based on recommendations made by the Law Reform Commission in 2015. ...

The introduction of the Mediation Act 2017 with effect from the 2nd October 2017 marks a significant event in the resolution of civil disputes in Ireland....

KENT CARTY UPDATE Autumn Newsletter September 2018 The Supreme Court clarifies principles for financial losses in professional negligence claims The recent Supreme Court decision in Rosbeg v LK Shields provides professionals and their insurers with much needed clarity around valuing financial losses in professional negligence claims where these...

The introduction of the Mediation Act 2017 with effect from the 2nd October 2017 marks a significant event in the resolution of civil disputes in Ireland....

KENT CARTY UPDATE Autumn Newsletter September 2016 New High Court Pre-Trial Procedures and Rules on Case Management and Expert Evidence From the 1st October 2016, two new Statutory Instruments (SIs) will come into effect in the High Court. These are SI 254/2016 and SI 255/2016, and both are designed to...

Kent Carty Update : On December 18th 2014, in an important case for the State and for the insurance industry, Mr. Justice Cross declared that he would calculate special damages using a significantly lower discount rate of 1% compared to the 3% discount rate widely used...