Mr Justice Peter Kelly said this week the 85-year-old woman, whose estate is likely to have substantial assets of some €950,000, deserves better’ when she goes to the trouble of executing a power of attorney.

The president of the High Court has strongly criticised a delay over several months in registering an enduring power of attorney (EPA) concerning an e(...)

The Master of the High Court has been a consistent critic of various banks and funds in their bids to secure judgment against debtors and in early 2018. Photograph: Collins Courts

Debt cases are to be removed from the Master of the High Court under a direction signed on Thursday by the President of the High Court. Master Edmun(...)

Mr Justice Peter Kelly said it would be a ‘disservice’ to the profession if Patrick E Callanan’s name remained on the solicitors’ roll.

A solicitor who admitted professional misconduct, including giving false information to a financial institution to help his sister obtain a mortgage, (...)

An independent psychiatrist  said he had some hope  there might be some improvement in aspects of a brain-injured woman’s condition, if she is properly assessed and treated.

A mother wept in the High Court today as it made orders for her brain-injured daughter to be moved to a UK facility after being told there is no publi(...)

Mr Justice Peter Kelly  directed an inquiry into the  capacity of a man, detained in hospital, to make decisions in the best interests of his health and welfare.

An intellectually disabled young man with serious health and other difficulties is to remain detained in hospital until his condition stabilises, the (...)

The Áras Attracta facility in Co Mayo.

The HSE has apologised unreservedly, and has agreed to pay €440,000, to a severely intellectually disabled “voiceless” elderly woman following physic(...)

The number of lay litigants reached a peak of 1,145 at the High Court in 2013. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

Judges have tightened up rules around people representing themselves in court, following concerns that advisers without legal training are impeding co(...)