Positive Callover of Limerick Personal Injury List

The positive callover of Personal Injury cases fixing for Limerick High Court commencing 21st October to the 31st October 2019 will take place in The Four Courts, Dublin on Tuesday 30th July 2019. 

Please note this is a positive callover, any such case which is not ready for hearing in the next sessions or in respect of which there is no attendance in court at the callover will have the Notice of Trial struck out. The attention of practitioners is directed to a Direction signed by the President of the High Court dated the 27th of March 2016 providing for the transfer of cases from this list for hearing to Dublin by consent of the parties.

If you require us to attend or make an application on your behalf you should forward your instructions to reach us no later than 3pm on Friday 26th July. This is to ensure that all applications are properly prepared and recorded by us in advance of the callover. Keep reading →

Changes to the Front Page of a Plenary and Summary Summons Come into Effect Today

S.I. No. 224 of 2019: Rules of the Superior Courts (Renewal of Summons) 2019 comes into operation today, the 19th of June 2019.

This Statutory Instrument makes a number of changes to the front page of a Plenary Summons and Summary Summons of the Rules of the Superior Courts.

The new wording for the front page of each summons can be found here in Form No. 1 and 2 in Appendix A, Part I of the Rules of the Superior Courts.

Practitioners are recommended to ensure that these new rules are applied to all Plenary and Summary Summons being sent to Pearts for issue as of today.

Further enquiries can be made to Fiona Raftery fraftery@pearts.ie

The GDPR Celebrates it’s First Birthday

Coinciding with the first anniversary of the General Data Protection Regulation on May 25th was the reappointment of Helen Dixon as the Data Protection Commissioner for another five years.

With regards to her renewed role, she said:   

I welcome the Government’s early decision and announcement in relation to my reappointment as Commissioner for a second term. At this early but critical juncture of GDPR implementation and enforcement, continuity is important to drive clarity for organisations around the standards they must meet in order to effectively safeguard the data protection rights of service users, consumers and citizens. It is a privilege to serve in this role and to work with the dedicated staff of the Data Protection Commission. Our fellow EU data protection authorities count on us to effectively supervise the large internet platforms headquartered in Ireland and we are committed to this task.”

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Callover of Waterford/Kilkenny Personal Injury List

The callover of the Waterford/Kilkenny Personal Injury List of cases to commence at Waterford on the 27th May to 6th June will take place before Mr. Justice Eagar sitting at the Four Courts, Dublin on Friday the 10th May.

If you require us to attend or make an application on your behalf you should forward your instructions to reach us no later than 3pm on Wednesday the 8th of May. This is to ensure that all applications are properly prepared and recorded by us in advance of the callover. Keep reading →

Callover of Galway Personal Injury List

The callover of the Galway Personal Injury List of cases to commence at Galway on the 27th May to the 6th June will take place at the Four Courts, Dublin on Friday 3rd May 2019.

If you require us to attend or make an application on your behalf you should forward your instructions to reach us no later than 3pm on Wednesday the 1st of May. This is to ensure that all applications are properly prepared and recorded by us in advance of the callover.

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