Case Reports

1966-1980 of 2079 Articles
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The Supreme Court has dismissed a judicial review appeal brought by an employee of the Review Commissioners, who disputed the Commissioners’ decision not to fund her professional legal qualification. The Supreme Court found that there had been too long a delay since the employee was first notified

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The High Court has ordered for a solicitor, Mr Patrick Enright, to be struck off the Roll of Solicitors, as a result of fraudulent activity carried out by him in 1994. The Law Society had brought the application following a finding by the Disciplinary Tribunal that Mr Enright was not a fit person to

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The Court of Appeal has ordered a wind farm in Co Cork to be dismantled, pending the outcome of the developer’s application for substituted consent. Mr William Bailey sought orders pursuant to s. 160 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 requiring the dismantling of three wind turbines owned an

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The Supreme Court has made orders under s.3 of the Legal Practitioners (Ireland) Act 1876, enabling a firm of solicitors to claim their fees from the award granted to a client despite the argument that a prior security existed over the award. The firm of solicitors, Matheson, had represented Lett an

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The Court of Appeal has overturned an award of damages in the sum of €67,450 made by the High Court in 2014 in favour of a supermarket employee who injured herself lifting a 10kg bag of potatoes in 2011. Ms Geraldine Martin, an employee of Dunnes Stores, had been working as checkout operator, when

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The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled* the Dublin III Regulation allows member states to send an applicant for international protection to a safe third country, irrespective of whether it is the member state responsible for processing the application or another member state. Th

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The Court of Appeal has overturned a decision of the High Court to refer a bill of costs dated 12th November, 2007, to taxation. The bill related to the work of a solicitor, Ms Mary Dorgan, conducted on behalf of Ms Susan Spillane in two matrimonial proceedings instituted by Ms Spillane’s husband

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The European Court of Justice has dismissed an action by The Body Shop to have a decision of the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (OHIM) to reject its application for registration of the trade mark “SPA WISDOM” annulled. In 2010, The Body Shop International, established in Littleh

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