Healy O'Connor

Delay in Hearing of Family Law Cases

Contested family law cases are taking up to two years to hear in some court districts, information from court services has shown. Waiting lists have revealed that eight court districts have waiting times of at least one year, while in Wexford and Clonmel divorce and judicial separation cases are taking up to two years to […]

Case Against Medical Image Firm Struck Out

Legal proceedings taken by a firm that supplies 3D medical illustrated images against a rival company set up by former employees have been struck out. Last November, Moorefilm Ltd applied to the High Court for an injunction against WKG Media Ltd, trading as the Science Picture Company, and its three directors, Eoin Winston, Eoin Kavanagh […]

AIB Subordinated Bondholders Case in the Commercial Court

The State is paying a six-figure sum towards legal fees incurred by an investment firm following the withdrawal of its Commercial Court case against the Minister for Finance over plans to inflict losses on AIB subordinated bondholders. The firm, Abadi Co, representing subordinated bondholders in AIB, withdrew the challenge to a court order secured last […]

Facebook Defamation Cases

The popular social networking website Facebook has agreed to take down alleged fake profiles of millionaire businessman JP McManus pending the outcome of a full legal action by him over those profiles, the High Court heard yesterday. Given that undertaking, injunction proceedings by Mr McManus (60) over the disputed profiles did not proceed yesterday and were […]