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This live broadcast session is aimed at civil litigators who are looking for a practice and procedure update plus emerging topics in the Republic of Ireland.

What You Will Learn

This interactive online session will cover the following:

  • The Pressure for Reform
  • Causes of Action, Defences and Participation in Proceedings
    • The General Data Protection Regulation
    • Public contracts remedies
    • Consumer complaints for long-term financial services
    • Abuse of process as a cause of action
    • PIA arrangements
    • Negligent misstatements
    • Statutory appeals
    • Fair procedures in non-judicial bodies
  • Key Aspects of Litigation
    • Jurisdiction - Circuit Court
    • Pleadings - Judicial Review
    • Case Management
    • Mediation Act 2017
    • Dismissals and strike-outs for abuse of process, delay
    • Failure to cross-examine deponents
    • McKenzie friends
  • Discovery
    • Discovery - ESI - Independent experts
    • Amending Discovery Orders
    • Commercial secrecy
    • Judicial review - duty of candour
  • Damages, Enforcement and Interest
    • Enforcement - equitable execution
    • Damages - duty to mitigate
    • Damages - non-pecuniary loss
    • Periodic Payment Orders
    • Interest on damages
    • Reduction in interest on damages due to delay
    • Court's discretion to award interest limited by statute
    • Inability to verify interest
  • Costs and Third Party Funding
    • Staying actions for non-payment of costs
    • Security for costs
    • Practice Direction 71
    • Protective Costs Orders
    • Taxation - general approach
  • Appeals
    • Appeals to the Superior Courts
    • Circuit Court appeals / High Court inherent jurisdiction to supervise
  • Relevant key cases including Pebble Beach Owners Management Company Ltd v Neville & Ors [2019]

Recording of live sessions: Soon after the Learn Live session has taken place you will be able to go back and access the recording - should you wish to revisit the material discussed.

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Learn Live | 18.11.2020

Online | 10:00am - 1:00pm

Civil Litigation Roundup in the Republic of Ireland

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