News for May, 2023

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May 31, 2023

May Issue of Scots Law Update Now Live

The May issue of Scots Law Update is now available for subscribers of Scots Law.

Scots Law Update is a monthly update of Scots law written exclusively for subscribers of the Bloomsbury Professional Scottish Law Service. Each update contains commentary on relevant new cases, legislation and reports. The updates are set out with links to the related content in our online services.

The May edition features the case of Note of Appeal Against Conviction by Gordon Couch Against His Majesty’s Advocate. It concerned the case of a man who stole £170,000 from a deceased woman who had engaged him as a financial advisor and later named him executor of her estate who took a High Court appeal against his conviction.

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May 31, 2023

May Issue of Irish Civil Litigation Update Now Live: High Court Appeal

The May issue of Irish Civil Litigation Update is now live for subscribers to Irish Civil Litigation.

This month features the case of Permanent Tsb Plc Formerly Irish Life and Permanent Plc -V- Matthew Farrelly. This case concerned an appeal to the High Court of a decision of the Circuit Court to set aside an order of the County Registrar dismissing the plaintiff’s proceedings. The Circuit Court had overturned the County Registrar’s order dismissing the proceedings and reconstituted same, substituting Start Mortgages Designated Activity Company for Permanent TSB (‘PTSB’). The substantive proceedings had sought possession of a property in Donnybrook on foot of mortgage debt. The decision of the County Registrar to dismiss the proceedings was based on an apparent failure by the plaintiff to observe previous court orders.

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May 31, 2023

IP/IT Update for May Now Live

The May issue of Intellectual Property and IT Law Update is now live for subscribers to Intellectual Property and IT Law.

This month, the team at William Fry write that the Court of Appeal has upheld a ruling that a Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) patent relating to apixaban (marketed as Eliquis) was invalid, in the first case in the UK courts to consider the European Patent Office (EPO) Enlarged Board of Appeal decision in Case G 2/21 (Sandoz Ltd v Bristol-Myers Squibb Holdings Ireland Unlimited Company (Re Patent - Plausibility when determining validity) [2023] EWCA Civ 472).

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May 31, 2023

Irish Conveyancing Precedents Now Updated

Issue 96 of Irish Conveyancing Precedents is now live for subscribers to Irish Property Law.

Division L has been further updated in this issue with updated precedents and materials for Residential Tenancies.

This comprehensive and authoritative collection of conveyancing precedents should be on the desk of every solicitor and barrister who handles conveyancing transactions. Self-contained and fully annotated, its complete coverage ranges from the simplest transaction to the most complex commercial lease. Irish Conveyancing Precedents subscribers automatically receive a comprehensive updating issue between 4 and 7 times a year. Each upate is chargeable on publication. The essential coverage includes agency/attorney, building schemes, conveyancing in sale, deeds, easements, exchanges, family arrangements, guarantees and indemnities, plus much more.

May 31, 2023

Personal Tax Planning (May 2023)

The latest update to our Personal Tax Planning content is now live for subscibers.

May 29, 2023

Trial Judge was Entitled to Find Airline Liable for not Warning Staff of De-icing Fluid

Nangle v Ryanair Designated Activity Company [2023] IECA 118 (Court of Appeal (civil), Ireland – Court of Appeal, Noonan J, 15 May 2023)

The Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal and cross-appeal, and affirmed the decision of the High Court finding in favour of the plaintiff in personal injury proceedings concerning a slip and fall by a member of cabin crew during a flight owing to de-icing fluid, on the grounds that: (a) the trial judge’s interventions did not prejudice the airline; (b) the trial judge, in assessing the evidence, was entitled to find the presence of de-icing fluid; (c) the airline was not entitled to adduce evidence of clean-up of the fluid when this was not pleaded in the defence; (d) the airline’s duty of care was correctly found to be limited to warning staff of the risks of de-icing fluid; and (e) the quantum of damages was correct.

May 25, 2023

Irish Tax Acts Now Available

The latest update to Irish Tax Acts is now live for subscribers to Irish Tax.

The definitive Irish tax legislation reference book. The 2023 edition of Tax Acts has been fully updated to include the amendments to the direct taxes code of law made by the Finance Act 2022.

May 25, 2023

Payroll Management (May 2023)

The May update to the Payroll Management Manual is now live for subscribers

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