The High Court has dismissed a claim brought by Foot Locker Retail Ireland Limited for declarations that it was entitled to not pay rent to its landlord between March and June 2020 when its store was closed by law. The company argued that the lease was partially frustrated by the Covid-19 restrictions during the period.
A new division of Ireland’s Commercial Court dedicated to intellectual property cases and disputes about complex technology has been established under the Rules of the Superior Courts
A thorny question which can arise on the termination of an individual’s employment and use of confidential information RE the former employer.
Mediation, conciliation, arbitration and litigation are the most common methods of construction dispute resolution in Ireland.
There are two species of so-called equitable estoppel, namely promissory estoppel and proprietary estoppel. Both involve a representation made by words or conduct on which a third-party relies and acts to his detriment. The person who makes the representation is not permitted to later act
British courts ruled ‘interchange fees’ by Visa and Mastercard breach competition laws. Musgrave’s brands include SuperValu, Centra, Mace, Donnybrook Fair and La Rousse. The group is one of the biggest players in the Irish grocery market.
The Central Bank has told insurance companies not to force all holders of similar policies to take legal action in order to benefit from test cases linked to business interruption claims.
On 12 May 2021, the General Scheme of the Protected Disclosures (Amendment) Bill (GS) was published by the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform. The purpose of this amending legislation is to transpose Directive (EU) 2019/1937 (Whistleblowing Directive) into Irish law. Ireland is one of