Injury There was an interesting recent High Court case just prior to Christmas where a student who sustained an injury while playing hockey lost a High Court action over an injury sustained. It seems the student in question slipped on wet grass as she retrieved a ball that had gone […]
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Ms Justice Marie Baker in the High Court recently decided that a man is entitled to 45 per cent of his deceased partner’s €1.41 million estate under the 2010 Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations Cohabitants Act. This court ruling was made despite the objections of the deceased lady’s three brothers.
In recent times there has been much publicity and discussion around bankruptcy and the suggestion that an individual should be discharged from bankruptcy after one year. By virtue of the Bankruptcy Act of 1988 and the Personal Insolvency Act 2012, many changes have been made to the law on bankruptcy. […]
Clients often ask why cases are taken in certain Courts rather than others and why some are heard locally and others in Limerick or Dublin. A brief review of the Irish Courts and their functions, therefore, might be useful. The Irish Courts system originated with the 1922 Constitution which established […]