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  • Repsol
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    EU treaty breaches and national courts

    22 January 2018

    Undertakings investigated by the European Commission that offer commitments, while avoiding a formal finding of infringement binding on the national court, may not prevent those who consider themselves harmed by the conduct from bringing actions for damages.

  • Birmingham Law Society president Andrew Beedham
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    Second city’s two centuries

    22 January 2018

    Birmingham Law Society was established 200 years ago. President Andrew Beedham shares the organisation’s plans for its bicentenary and examines the legacy of one of the UK’s oldest law societies.

  • Irish Supreme Court
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    Green shoots

    22 January 2018

    Fuelled by technology, financial services and property, a resurgent Ireland is keeping lawyers busy – and eyeing a Brexit dividend. Barry O’Halloran reports.

  • Denis O'Brien
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    Out of step on third-party funding

    22 January 2018

    Third-party litigation funding remains illegal in Ireland.

  • Central Bank
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    Celtic tiger comes a cropper – did state lose out?

    22 January 2018

    Litigation has always been a mainstay of Irish law firms, looming larger than usual during the recession as courts cleared up much of the mess left after the country’s banks and property market collapsed.

  • Clare Murray
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    How to set up in Ireland

    22 January 2018

    Since Britain’s vote to leave the EU, lawyers and other professional services have Ireland in their sights.

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    Picture special

    18 January 2018

    David Gauke MP arrives at the Royal Courts of Justice to be sworn in as lord chancellor this morning.

  • Dbs
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    Privacy and disclosure

    15 January 2018

    Two recent cases at the Court of Appeal considered the application of article 8 to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks.

  • SDT
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    SDT: David Andrew Wilson, Natalie Jane Crompton

    15 January 2018

    The SDT ordered Wilson to pay costs of £9,714 and Crompton to pay costs of £4,800.

  • SDT
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    SDT: Stephen John Acres

    15 January 2018

    The SDT ordered that Acres should be struck off the roll and ordered him to pay costs of £70,000.