Case archive

Data protection laws may apply to foreign companies rules ECJ

Data protection legislation of a member state may be applied to a foreign company which exercises in that state, through stable arrangements, a real and effective activity the European Court of Justice has ruled.

2 October 2015

High Court judge makes gagging order to stop press publishing details of Liam Gallagher and Nicole Appleton’s divorce proceedings

A High Court judge has made a “gagging order” prohibiting the media from publishing details of the divorce proceedings between Liam Gallagher and Nicole Appleton.

2 October 2015

Ryanair refused permission to appeal to Supreme Court over Aer Lingus divestiture order

The UK Supreme Court has refused an application by a budget airline to challenge a Court of Appeal ruling in a case relating to a dispute over its minority stake in a another carrier.

21 July 2015

Trafficked woman brings court challenge over child benefit

A woman who was trafficked into Ireland and forced into sex work at the age of 14 has brought a High Court challenge to win backdated child benefit for her daughter.

7 July 2015