Mason Hayes & Curran managing partner Declan Black

Law firm Mason Hayes & Curran is to create 75 new jobs by the end of the year. The firm, which increased its turnover by 25 per cent to €60 millio(...)

Maurice Curran came to public prominence in 1991 when appointed by then minister for industry and commerce Desmond O’Malley as government inspector to(...)

 Declan Black, managing partner of Mason Hayes and Curran. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Irish law firm Mason Hayes & Curran increased its revenue by 25 per cent in 2014 to €60 million, according to figures supplied to The Irish Times.(...)

Ulster Bank’s headquarters in Dublin. Photograph: Frank Miller

A report into Ulster Bank’s treatment of SME debtors during the recession has cleared it of allegations that it was involved in “systematic and instit(...)

The State currently owns 99.8 per cent of AIB, 99.2 per cent of PTSB and about 15 per cent of Bank of Ireland. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Department of Finance is looking to hire consultants to advise it on strategic options for the State’s shareholdings in AIB, Bank of Ireland and P(...)

Mason Hayes & Curran managing partner Declan Black said that despite the upturn in the economy downward pressure on legal fees remains  a feature of the firm’s business. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Law firm Mason Hayes & Curran increased its turnover by 8 per cent to €48 million in 2013 following a strong finish to the year d(...)

“Ultimately, a decision on whether or not to pull the trigger on a legal challenge will fall to IBF president David Duffy, the chief executive of AIB, which is 99.8 per cent owned by the State.” Photograph: David Sleator

It’s hard to know whether to laugh or cry at the news that the Irish Banking Federation is weighing a legal challenge to the Government’s decision to (...)

David Duffy, chief executive of AIB, recently took over as IBF president and his support for a legal challenge would be crucial for it to proceed

The Government’s €450 million bank levy could breach EU state aid rules, according to legal advice given to the Irish Banking Federation (IBF).The opi(...)