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Litigation reforms in response to COVID-19 pandemic

Litigation reforms in response to COVID-19 pandemic

The Civil Law and Criminal Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2020 has been enacted after the commencement orders were signed by the Minister for Justice Helen McEntee, and the new Act introduces a number of welcome reforms, whilst […]

The Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) (COVID-19) Act 2020

Note on the Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) (COVID-19) Act 2020

Introduction

The Oireachtas has enacted the Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) (COVID-19) Act (“the Act”) which provides for emergency measures for companies dealing with COVID-19 issues. These measures enable companies to hold electronic meetings so that directors and […]

Covid-19: An Outbreak of Force Majeure Clauses

Covid-19: An Outbreak of Force Majeure Clauses Introduction

On the 30th of January 2020, the Director General of the World Health Organisation announced that the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus met the requirements of a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.

Government-imposed restrictions have led to […]

Covid-19 and the Commercial Tenant

Covid-19 and the Commercial Tenant As the Covid-19 emergency intensified the Irish Government introduced measures to protect tenants. The Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (Covid-19) Act 2020 (the Act) amended the Residential Tenancies Act to give statutory protection to renters from 2 March […]

Stanberry Investments Limited v Commissioner of Valuation

Stanberry Investments Limited v Commissioner of Valuation

in the matter of the valuation of property number 788635 Car Park at 47-53 Clarendon Street Dublin No. 2019/52 [2020] IECA 33

Vincent & Beatty LLP recently appeared in the Court of Appeal on behalf of […]

Mediation: An Alternative to Litigation for Personal Injuries Cases

Mediation: An Alternative to Litigation for Personal Injuries Cases Introduction

There are currently two specific processes in Ireland for dealing with personal injuries claims: an application to the Personal Injuries Assessment Board and, if the matter is not resolved at that stage, the issuance of […]