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The joint administrators of insolvent insurer, Quinn Insurance Ltd, are looking to sue the firm’s former auditors. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

Approval of a structure to pay a legal bill of some €29 million is still required before a case by the administrators of insolvent insurer Quinn Insur(...)

Former Independent News & Media chairman Leslie Buckley has lost his High Court bid to have two inspectors withdrawn from investigating matters at INM. Photograph: David Sleator

Former Independent News & Media (INM) chairman, Leslie Buckley, has lost his bid to have High Court inspectors who are investigating allegations s(...)

Bula Mines co-founder and director Michael Wymes pictured at the High Court in 1999 during protracted litigation over the failure of the  mine. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan/Collins

A co-founder of the collapsed Bula mine in Co Meath has lost an appeal to allow him challenge a decision adjudicating him bankrupt over the non-paymen(...)

The Central Bank of Ireland, North Wall Quay. The bank has told lenders to stop adding legal costs to the outstanding bill of customers who are already in arrears. Photograph: Alan Betson

David Hall put it succinctly: “When someone is drowning, you don’t pour more water in on top of them.” The mortgage arrears activist was referring t(...)

Mr Justice John Hedigan said FBD was liable to pay the full costs of defending an action brought against policyholders Des Gallagher and his wife Emma Hutchinson over an incident on the footpath outside their home at Kilcarrig Crescent, Tallaght. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

An insurance company’s failure to carry out a “thoroughgoing investigation” of statements made by policyholders being sued over an incident outside th(...)