Case Reports

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The Court of Appeal has overruled an award of damages made by the High Court, in respect of personal injuries suffered by a woman during a taxi ride in 2007, finding that the award in relation to pain and suffering was disproportionate. The defendants had appealed against the judgment and order of t

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The High Court has refused all reliefs sought by a woman who brought two judicial review cases seeking to challenge a decision to remove animals owned by her. The applicant, Dona Sfar’s, sheep and pigs had been seized from her by the Department of Agriculture, following six inspections by a Veteri

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A former member of the Tamil Tigers who claimed asylum under an EU directive on the basis he would face torture if returned to Sri Lanka has had his application referred to the Court of Justice of the European Union as no authorities are on point. The appellant is a Sri Lankan national who arrived i

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The High Court has issued an order of certiorari quashing the decision of An Bord Pleanála to allow a wind farm to be built in County Clare on the grounds that they did not comply with the requirements of the Planning and Development Act 2000. Ms Kathleen Connolly had sought an order quashing a dec

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The Court of Appeal has found that twelve months imprisonment backdated to the date of guilty plea was not an unduly lenient sentence for the offence of possession of a syringe contrary to s. 7(1) and (2) of the Non Fatal Offences Against the Person Act 1997. The Court accepted that there were unusu

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The Court of Appeal has found that the Taxing Master erred in his methodologies when calculating the appropriate fee in a medical negligence case. The proceedings concerned a case brought by Isabelle Sheehan (suing through her mother and next friend, Catherine Sheehan), with regards to negligence on

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A trustee company that sought to prevent a financial services group from redeeming enhanced capital notes has had its appeal dismissed by judges in the UK Supreme Court. BNY Mellon’s appeal was dismissed by a 3:2 majority. Lord Neuberger gave the leading judgment, with which Lord Mance and Lord To

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The UK Supreme Court has unanimously allowed the appeal of an unfairly dismissed fingerprint officer involved in the McKie scandal, finding that the original Employment Tribunal’s (ET) interpretation of the relevant legislation leading to a reinstatement order was sound. Lord Hodge, with whom Lady

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The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled the UK’s policy requiring recipients of child benefit and child tax credit to have a right to reside in the UK, while indirectly discriminatory, is justified by the need to protect the finances of the host member state. The regulation on the coo

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The Supreme Court has clarified the law in relation to sexual assaults against males, noting that the impact of the case of S(M) v. Ireland & Ors (No.2) 4 I.R. 369 was not to limit sentences to two years, but to ensure that principles of equality were applied to sentencing for assaults against

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