The President of the High Court, Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns, has said “comfortable assumptions” that legal fees should continue as before “without the slightest regard for privations experienced by citizens”, including other professionals, does not serve “the interests of justice”. Photograph: Alan Betson

The President of the High Court has said “comfortable assumptions” that legal fees should continue as before “without the slightest regard for privati(...)

The Four Courts: case arose after AIB in early 2014 sought summary judgment against brothers. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Two brothers have lost their bid to restrain receivers selling their assets after Allied Irish Banks obtained a €17.6 million judgment against them. M(...)

Mr Justice Peter Kelly ruled that none of the four men had made out an arguable defence to the bank’s claim entitling them to a full hearing.

Businessman James Mansfield jnr has lost his appeal against summary judgment orders for some €6.32 million against him and others over unpaid loans to(...)

Dissident republican leader Michael McKevitt has lost his High Court action aimed at securing his early release.   Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Dissident republican leader Michael McKevitt, who is serving a 20 year sentence for directing terrorism, has lost his High Court action aimed at secur(...)

Two directors of the Cork-based Kentech group employing 3,000 people worldwide have secured a two month stay on execution of judgments for some US$683,000 against them.

Two directors of the Cork-based Kentech group employing 3,000 people worldwide have secured a two month stay on execution of judgments for some US$(...)

There were no objections from creditors or from AIB pension fund trustees in Ireland and Britain to the capital reduction application, the court heard. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Commercial Court has approved AIB’s application to reduce its share capital by €5 billion. The bank will now have the option of paying a divide(...)

Brian O’Donnell , solicitor with his wife Mary Patricia O Donnell outside  the commercial court.Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Bankrupt solicitor Brian O’Donnell is seeking to set aside a €71 million judgment granted to Bank of Ireland against him and his wife on foot of claim(...)

An insolvent concrete and quarrying company is to go into receivership after efforts to come up with a survival plan failed, the High Court has been told

An insolvent concrete and quarrying company is to go into receivership after efforts to come up with a survival plan failed, the High Court has been t(...)

Developer Michael O’Flynn leaving the Four Courts after yesterday’s High Court hearing. Photograph: Collins Courts

US private equity fund Blackstone’s “real purpose” in having O’Flynn Construction Group placed in examinership is to get control of its assets, the H(...)

 Simon and Christian Stokes, The Commercial Court was told by Simon Stokes that his brother Christian is also prepared to consent to the judgment.

Businessman Jeffrey Stokes, and his wife and son Simon have consented to €14.7 million summary judgment orders being entered against them arising from(...)