Healy O'Connor

Small Claims Procedure Extended

Businesses will soon be able to use the small claims procedure for some claims under new rules being introduced by Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform Dermot Ahern. The rules will facilitate claims not exceeding €2,000 from a business against another firm, and will come into effect on January 11th. “This Government is conscious […]

Solicitor Wins Appeal on Mahon Refusal

A solicitor has won his Supreme Court challenge to the Mahon planning tribunal’s refusal to hear submissions from him before proceeding to inquire into land deals in Co Dublin in which he was allegedly involved with former Fianna Fáil TD Liam Lawlor and businessman Jim Kennedy. The three-judge Supreme Court ruled that the tribunal should […]