Egg sellers entiltled to injunction against rivals, Appeal Court rules

The Court of Appeal has ruled that a company selling free-range eggs is entitled to a permanent injunction restraining a competitor from passing off their goods.

Published 23 January 2019

EU Commission fines Mastercard €570 million for obstructing merchants' access to cross-border card payment services

The European Commission has fined Mastercard €570 million for limiting the possibility for merchants to benefit from better conditions offered by banks established elsewhere in the Single Market, in breach of EU antitrust rules.

Published 23 January 2019

Mark O’Shaughnessy: Discovery – A solution for a process in “crisis”

The speed and frequency of how businesses communicate has evolved significantly over the last 20 years. Multiple emails, SMS and WhatsApp messages have replaced the traditional letter. This has had a considerable impact on the costs and resources now involved in complying with a discovery request in litigation or arbitration proceedings, writes Mark O’Shaughnessy.

Published 23 January 2019

Scholarships available for NUI Galway's International Criminal Court Summer School

The annual International Criminal Court Summer School at the Irish Centre for Human Rights takes place between 24-28 June 2019.

Published 23 January 2019

Solicitor and novelist Catherine Kirwan reflects on her path to publication

The Irish Examiner has profiled solicitor and author Catherine Kirwan, whose novel Darkest Truth, has just been published.

Published 23 January 2019

CKT donate to Cork City Children's Hospital Club

A presentation was held at Comyn Kelleher Tobin's offices in Cork this week to the employee’s 2018 chosen charity Cork City Children's Hospital Club following fundraising initiatives by CKT staff over the last year. Members of the CKT CSR committee including Sarah Kelleher, HR manager at CKT, Amy Coleman, CKT, Brona Kingston, Cork City Children’s Hospital Club and Emma Comyn, partner at CKT.

Published 23 January 2019

England: Courts IT system 'on its knees' because of 'savage' MoJ cuts

The courts system is in chaos following a major computer outage that has lasted for days.

Published 23 January 2019

And finally... grade deflation

A lawyer who twice forged her transcript in an attempt to land her dream job has been struck off.

Published 23 January 2019

DPP employee to go on trial in may over murder leak allegations

A man employed by the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) is to go on trial in May over allegations he leaked information on a murder trial, The Times reports.

Published 22 January 2019

First conviction under anti-prostitution law welcomed

The first conviction under Ireland’s anti-prostitution law has been welcomed by an anti-trafficking group.

Published 22 January 2019