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  • Acted for a local authority defending occupational deafness claims. This included providing detailed advice in relation to the law on delay and the statute of limitations and considering complex legal arguments and case law in detail. 
  • Advised our client, a healthcare recruitment agency, on the temporary placement of staff within the public sector to assist with the Covid-19 response. 
  • Assisted the Private Security Authority in securing a conviction against a security company who had provided unlicensed security services during a controversial eviction in Roscommon in December 2017.  Read Here 
  • Acted for a State institution in a landmark Commercial Court procurement matter. This was the first case to come before the Irish courts pursuant to Reg. 32 of S.I. no. 284 of 2016, European Union (Award of Public Authority Contracts) Regulations, 2016 
  • Acted in the first case to come before the High Court Strategic Infrastructure Development List, involving a planning dispute, for a statutory body as a notice party 
  • Successfully resolved a significant dispute with a statutory body involved in the accreditation of certain programmes within our client’s third level educational institution. This matter would have had extremely significant consequences for our client had the accreditation not been forthcoming, as it would have put several of its programme offerings in jeopardy 
  • Advisied Limerick 2030 DAC on all aspects of the procurement process for the provision of various services for the transformational Opera site in Limerick  
  • Represented a third level educational institution in a complex defamation dispute before the High Court in connection with issues that arose during the placement of students on work experience in Asia as part of their degree programmes. This case raises very interesting issues of law in respect of the allegation of defamation and the possible defences available, duties owed by a third level provider to its students on placement, the nature of the legal relationship between a third level institution and placement providers as well as issues of jurisdiction and conflict of laws 
  • Successfully defended judicial review proceedings for Greyhound Racing Ireland brought by an applicant in the High Court and subsequently Court of Appeal, challenging the issuance of an exclusion order by our client pursuant to section 47 of the Greyhound Industry Act 1958, as amended.