P.A. Duffy & Co Solicitors
The common travel area and proximity between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland raises some very important questions in relation to jurisdiction and applicable law which has created a unique legal dynamic on the island of Ireland. This is particularly evident in the context of personal injury litigation, where jurisdictional issues often arise in relation to where proceedings should be issued. Under the Brussels 1 Regulations personal injury proceedings can be issued either where an accident happens or where a defendant resides.
Published 11 June 2019