Mr Justice Paul McDermott confirmed a finding of misconduct against Michael  O’Sullivan made by a Law Society Solicitors’ Disciplinary Tribunal  over deducting without agreement monies due to the client following settlement of a personal injuries case in February 2004.

A solicitor had “no insight” into his “unfair and unreasonable behaviour” in withholding part of a client’s €100,000 damages settlement towards legal (...)

Film director Neil Jordan and his wife Brenda Rawn objected to an  enclosed flat roofed shelter/changing area in the rear of their neighbour Robin Power’s home (at extreme right, above) at Sorrento Terrace, Dalkey, Co Dublin. File photograph:  Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A local authority has agreed to quash planning approval for a bathing changing area already built at the home of a neighbour of filmmaker Neil Jordan,(...)

Minister has appealed  judgment to the three-judge Court of Appeal

Mary Carolan The Department of Social Protection has asked the Court of Appeal to overturn a judge’s decision quashing its refusal of a domiciliary (...)

Judges designated to oversee the operation of laws allowing the bugging of telephones and the collection of communications data by the Irish authorities usually do their work in one or two days each year. Photograph: Thinkstock

Judges designated to oversee the operation of laws allowing the bugging of telephones and the collection of communications data by the Irish authoriti(...)

The B&Q workers had argued there was no unilateral right to change the pay of employees

The Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) was incorrect in its finding that the withholding of a bonus payment to several employees of B&Q Ireland due(...)

Danske Bank is entitled to summary judgment for €3.47 million against a former partner in Bloxham stockbrokers,

Danske Bank is entitled to summary judgment for €3.47 million against a former partner in Bloxham stockbrokers, the High Court has ruled. A one mont(...)

A man who has spent decades in jail for the murder of a garda sergeant has lost a High Court action aimed at securing his immediate release from prison. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

A man who has spent decades in jail for the murder of a garda sergeant has lost a High Court action aimed at securing his immediate release from priso(...)

Gary Davis, of Johnstown Court, Kilpedder, Co Wicklow,  pictured at the Four Courts for a High Court action. Photograph: Courts Collins

The United States is seeking the extradition of an Irishman whom it claims was an administrator of the Silk Road website which offered anonymity to(...)

Anthony Dignam was told in the High Court that he cannot now sue over the effects of seeing his wife allegedly sit in a chair for three days before getting a hospital bed. Photo: Graham Hughes/Photocall Ireland

A widower’s legal action for alleged psychological distress caused by watching his wife spend three days in a chair in a hospital emergency department(...)

Three men allege they were unlawfully assaulted by gardaí – suffering facial and other injuries –  while participating in an early-morning protest near the Corrib gas refinery in north Mayo on January 19th, 2007. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A verdict is expected on Friday in the actions for damages by three local men over alleged assaults on them by gardaí during a protest against the She(...)