Case archive



Court of Appeal: Mid-Ulster District Council successfully challenge DoE’s approach to calculating domestic rates

Mid-Ulster District Council have successfully appealed a finding of the High Court that the correct ...

Court of Appeal — 21 September 2018

High Court: Stay granted for test case raising technical objection to use of contractors in International Protection Office

A stay has been granted in the test case raising the technical objection of the use of contractors b ...

High Court — 20 September 2018

High Court: Interim care order made without hearing all evidence did not constitute denial of justice

A mother who sought an order under Article 40.4 of the Constitution for release of her three-month-o ...

High Court — 19 September 2018

High Court: Dunnes granted extension of time to appeal Labour Court decision to award ex-employee €30,000

Dunnes Stores have been granted an extension of time to appeal the Labour Court’s decision to ...

High Court — 18 September 2018

High Court: Judicial review proceedings adjourned pending the implementation of legislation

The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Karen Bradley, has been granted an order vacating the ...

High Court — 17 September 2018

Belfast Crown Court: Man with schizophrenia given indeterminate custodial sentence for manslaughter

A man who killed his friend by stabbing him 33 times in a "frenzied and sustained attack" has been g ...

Crown Court — 14 September 2018

High Court: Man who was refused permission to reside and work in the state loses application for costs

A man who began judicial review proceedings, seeking an order of mandamus compelling the Minister fo ...

High Court — 13 September 2018

High Court: Applicant refused costs for moot judicial review proceedings

An application for costs related to judicial review proceedings which were rendered moot before they ...

High Court — 12 September 2018

High Court: Article 40 inquiry into lawfulness of detention was not reasonable

A woman whose Article 40 Inquiry into the lawfulness of her detention was rendered moot has lost her ...

High Court — 11 September 2018

Court of Appeal: Man who groomed 14-year-old girl loses appeal against conviction

A 41-year-old man from Belfast who groomed a 14-year-old girl in 2012 has lost an appeal against his ...

Court of Appeal — 10 September 2018

Court of Appeal: Man who raped nieces loses appeal against severity of sentence

A fifty-year-old man who pleaded guilty to raping and sexually assaulting is nieces when he lived at ...

Court of Appeal — 6 September 2018

High Court: Inspectors appointed to investigate Independent News and Media

Inspectors have been appointed by the High Court to investigate allegations made by the Director of ...

High Court — 5 September 2018

High Court: Irish Life loses application to dismiss former employee’s claim for damages

Irish Life have been unsuccessful in their application to dismiss a claim for damages brought by a f ...

High Court — 4 September 2018

High Court: Specific diagnosis of back injury not necessary for personal injury claim

A prison officer who sustained a herniated disc in his back in the course of restraining and lifting ...

High Court — 3 September 2018

Court of Appeal: Company that employed cleaning supervisor at Limerick hospital failed to provide safe place of work

A woman who was employed as a cleaning supervisor at a hospital in Limerick has had her claim for pe ...

Court of Appeal — 31 August 2018