November 19, 2018

Best to sue in the right Court to avoid costs against you

The awarding of differential costs orders by the Court of appeal in Moin -v- Sicika and O’Malley -v- McEvoy [2018] IECA 240 highlights the importance of proceeding in the court jurisdiction that best suits the monetary value of the case and remitting the case where necessary. This Court of Appeal decision concerned […]
October 26, 2018

BREXIT – WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO EXTRADITION ?

A no-deal Brexit could leave Britain unable to extradite criminals back to EU states, the Law Society of England and Wales warned today. Currently – under the European Arrest Warrant (EAW) – criminals can easily be repatriated to their home state, but if the UK exits without a deal, it […]
September 24, 2018

Don’t get taken in by Ireland’s insurance industry latest propaganda on reducing injury awards

The Law Society of Ireland has welcomed the Personal Injuries Commission’s report published on Tuesday 18 September 2018, including the recommendation for new judge-made guidelines for personal injuries damages. The Law Society says that it welcomes any measures, which improve consistency in personal injury awards but stresses the need to […]
September 11, 2018

English solicitors fear for a hard Brexit

Almost £3bn could be stripped from legal sector turnover by 2025 if the UK crashes out of the EU without a deal according to new economic forecasts released by the Law Society of England and Wales using alternative Brexit scenarios developed in collaboration with Thomson Reuters. Law Society president Christina […]