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High Court: Vulture fund granted possession of four-bedroom house in Blackrock with fifteen tenants

A vulture fund has been granted an injunction enabling them to take possession of a four-bedroom house in Blackrock, presumed to be rented by up to fifteen people. Finding that the vulture fund, together with the receivers, had a “strong case” likely to succeed at trial, Mr Justice Mark Sanfey said he would hear further arguments regarding whether it would be appropriate to place a stay on the sale of the property pending the determination of the proceedings or agreement of the parties.

Published 24 February 2020

Supreme Court refers State's appeal in Dwyer case to European Court of Justice

The Supreme Court has referred the State's appeal against convicted murderer Graham Dwyer’s challenge to the use of his mobile phone data to the European Court of Justice.

Published 24 February 2020

Grainne Loughnane made managing partner of Tully Rinckey Ireland

Tully Rinckey Ireland has announced that Grainne Loughnane has been promoted to managing partner of the firm's Dublin office.

Published 24 February 2020

Final provision of landmark coronial law brought into effect

The final remaining provision of the Coroners (Amendment) Act 2019 has been brought into effect, completing a major overhaul of Ireland’s coronial law.

Published 24 February 2020

Inaugural Justice Week launched by The Bar of Ireland

The inaugural ‘Justice Week’ kicks off today, spearheaded by The Bar of Ireland.

Published 24 February 2020

Supreme Court Clarifies information required before judgment is given in summary claims

A recent decision of the Supreme Court has clarified the information relating to the overall debt which must be produced in order that a claim for summary judgment would succeed, writes Paul Dempsey, partner at Eugene F. Collins.

Published 24 February 2020

Deals roundup

A round-up of deals involving Irish law firms. Submit your deals to newsdesk@irishlegal.com.

Published 24 February 2020

Forty-two trainee solicitors recognised for Street Law work

Forty-two trainee solicitors were commended for their volunteer contribution at the Street Law conferral ceremony at the Law Society of Ireland.

Published 24 February 2020

Azerbaijani Jehovah’s Witnesses suffered Convention violations, ECtHR rules

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled in favour of a religious community which was prohibited from importing religious literature by the Azerbaijani authorities.

Published 24 February 2020

#InPictures: Family Lawyers Association of Ireland hosts Brexit conference

The Family Lawyers Association of Ireland held its Brexit conference at Ballymascanlon House Hotel, Dundalk.

Published 24 February 2020

And finally... piste-off

Striking workers at ski resorts across France who are angry over unemployment benefit reforms have called for a new day of protests.

Published 24 February 2020

High Court: Family refused extension of time to challenge international protection decision

A family who were refused international protection and subsequently lost an appeal to the International Protection Appeals Tribunal failed to provide any explanation which would warrant the grant of an extension of time to bring judicial review proceedings in the High Court.

Published 21 February 2020

Worthingtons Solicitors promotes Naomi Devlin and Janeen McKay to associate partners

Worthingtons Solicitors has announced the promotion of Naomi Devlin and Janeen McKay to associate partners within the firm.

Published 21 February 2020

Attracta O'Regan appointed as CCBE rule of law advisor

Irish solicitor Attracta O'Regan has been appointed as rule of law advisor to the Council of Bars and Law Society of Europe (CCBE).

Published 21 February 2020

Unexplained wealth orders to be made available from October 2020

Unexplained wealth orders will be available for law enforcement in Northern Ireland from October 2020, Justice Minister Naomi Long has said.

Published 21 February 2020