Legal Costs

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A High Court judge has opined extensively on legal costs in Ireland in a judgment delivered in the course of litigation as between siblings over inherited family property. Delivering judgment for the High Court, Mr Justice Michael Twomey opined that “there was no obligation on her to provide a

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RDJ partner Ronan Geary considers a significant consequence of Brexit for UK-based litigants in the Irish courts. A recent High Court decision, delivered by Ms Justice Bolger, in Henderson v Dublin Airport Authority T/A DAA Public Ltd Company & Anor (Approved) [2024] IEHC 29, has strongly sugges

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With recent commentary from High Court judges past and present, the issue of legal costs in Ireland has arisen once again. Killian Flood writes on the issue of legal costs from a barrister’s perspective.

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The Court of Appeal has dismissed the appeal of a solicitor against the High Court's refusal to review a Taxing Master's assessment. Delivering judgment for the Court of Appeal, Mr Justice Maurice Collins found that Mr Justice Donald Binchy “was particularly qualified to carry out such an exer

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A solicitor was directed to pay €500 to a client who won a payout in a personal injuries case after not adequately explaining the costs involved. The Legal Services Regulatory Authority (LSRA) found that the legal services "were of an inadequate standard because the poor communication from the

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Mason Hayes & Curran partners Gerard Kelly and Gearoid Carey explore recent case law on the allocation of costs in civil litigation. The Court of Appeal recently, in Word Perfect Translation Services Ltd v Minster for Public Expenditure and Reform [2023] IECA 189, addressed a costs order made in

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The District Court scale of costs has been updated for the first time since 2014, with increases of at least five per cent across the board. The District Court (Costs) Rules 2023 set out a new schedule of costs for solicitors in various categories of civil proceedings, as well as briefing fees for c

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