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Ireland’s Consumer Insurance Contracts Bill is a ‘Win-Win Deal’

Leading City of London insurance lawyer writes that, based on the UK experience, recent legislation introduced by Pearse Doherty TD supporting consumers' rights in the area of insurance claims payouts is ultimately positive for the industry as well.   Written by Stephen Netherway, Partner and Head of the Insurance Sector in the UK for CMS, a London and European law [...]

By | 2017-03-30T20:53:14+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Insurance Law, Papers|0 Comments

Cycling Accident Injury & Death Statistics Reflect Cycle Usage Growth in Ireland

  Ray Motherway BL This article has been written for Lawyer.ie by Ray Motherway, a practicing barrister with professional experience of injury law in Ireland.   The Road Safety Authority (RSA), the state agency formed by the Irish Government to promote road safety, reported that in 2015, there were 9 cyclist deaths on the [...]

By | 2017-03-04T20:02:22+00:00 February 10th, 2017|Papers, Personal Injury|0 Comments

The Limitation of Actions & Time Limits in Probate Practice (& Associated Practical Issues)

Publisher's Note:  This is one of the most definitive and expertly written Irish probate legal guides available online and is a superb  resource for legal professionals, students and the general public alike. If you require the services of a Probate Solicitor visit our practice pages here. INTRODUCTION The need for time limitations on the institution [...]

By | 2017-03-04T20:04:44+00:00 November 9th, 2016|Papers, Probate|0 Comments

PP v HSE: An Irish abortion case that never was?

During Christmas week December 2014, the High Court was called upon to decide on a matter of great urgency - to resolve a medical legal issue of significant public importance. To date nothing has changed regarding medical legal guidelines for the management of exceptional circumstances during pregnancy. This paper by Maria Watson BL seeks to explore that decision [...]

By | 2017-06-11T03:57:24+00:00 June 28th, 2016|Papers|0 Comments

Brexit and Ireland: Legal Implications for Insurance & Financial sectors

Amidst all the noise of the Brexit debate now gaining ground in Ireland lies one simple truth writes London City lawyer Stephen Netherway – no one can predict exactly what will happen to Ireland should the UK leave the EU this Thursday.   Updated 24 June [...]

By | 2017-03-29T20:10:34+00:00 June 20th, 2016|Company Law, Papers|0 Comments

The Case for an Abortion Tribunal in Ireland

A comprehensive look at abortion law in Ireland and how an abortion tribunal system might be formulated if legislative changes are made.   Section 1: Abstract This paper: (a) provides a brief analysis and discussion of the literature dealing with abortion and the law, specifically describing the many differences between definitions of when life [...]

By | 2016-10-19T18:43:31+00:00 October 12th, 2012|Papers|0 Comments

Euthanasia from a Secular, Christian and Legal Perspective

A comprehensive walk-through the legal and ethical implications of  Euthanasia written by solicitor, Roddy Tyrrell, Masters of Science (Healthcare Ethics and Law) and publisher of Lawyer.ie. 1. Introduction This paper examines ethical issues on Euthanasia from a secular and Christian perspective in particular the views of the leading influential ethicists in Bioethics and the [...]

By | 2016-10-19T18:43:31+00:00 April 12th, 2012|Papers|0 Comments