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As published on Islamic Finance News, Wednesday 17 May 2017. Since the decision of the UK in June 2015 to leave the EU, there has been widespread speculation and discussion about the relocation of UK authorized financial institutions. In recent months before and after the UK government triggered Article 50 to leave the EU, several […]

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  10 Key Points: #1 Transposition Today is transposition day for the new EIA Directive, however the legislation necessary to transpose the Directive into Irish law has not yet been adopted. The Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government has issued a ‘Key Issues Consultation Paper’ and is inviting interested persons to make submissions […]

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We are delighted to announce, Philip Lee has won the litigation Law Firm of the Year Title at the Irish Law Awards 2017. Head of our litigation department, Damien Young was proud to accept this award last Friday at The Clayton Hotel Dublin. The Irish Law Awards aim to identify, honour, and publicise outstanding achievements, […]

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1. Introduction As the housing crisis deepens, the need for readily available social and affordable housing has become ever more acute. With housing demand outstripping supply, and long lead-in times for new home completions, a potential solution may lie in the conversion and modernisation of existing premises into fit for purpose residential units. This presents […]

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This is an interesting case which considers the obligation of Member States to assess fully the implications of a project on the conservation objectives of a European Site under the Habitats Directive 1992/43/EEC, even where that site is situated some 600km upstream of the project. It also deals with the distinction between an avoidance or […]

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Two recent cases (one decided in the UK and another in the Irish High Court and as summarised below) consider the issue of standing in the context of public procurement cases and demonstrate the difficulty applicants can face. Both cases adopted quite a restrictive approach to the issue of standing and should be considered closely […]

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In this article, Kate Mitchell gives us an insight into some recent case law in the area of limitations. The time limits within which you can bring a civil action in Ireland are set out in the Statute of Limitations, 1957(“the 1957 Act”), as amended. (1) Generally, the limitation period for bringing a civil action […]

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The Legal 500 have been analysing the capabilities of law firms across the world, with a comprehensive research programme revised and updated every year to bring the most up-to-date vision of the global legal market. The legal 500 research is based on feedback from 300,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading […]

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Chambers Europe have been ranking the best lawyers since 1990, and now cover 185 jurisdictions. Chambers rank both lawyers and law firms based on the research of more than 170 full-time editors and researchers. We are delighted to announce Chambers have ranked Philip Lee in the following areas: Competition Clients praise the diversity of the […]

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Brexit, Ireland and Commercial Contracts – Hedging the Risk.     As published in Silicon Valley Global, March 2017: Written by Ann Henry, a Partner and Commercial Litigator (specializing in Data and Intellectual Property) with Philip Lee in Dublin. She is ranked as a ‘leading individual’ in Ireland for Dispute Resolution, Legal 500 2016.   Arguably […]

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