Category Archives: Construction

Not quite Urbe et Orbe, but what are the employment law issues in 2013?

For practitioners it’s hard not to look beyond two hoped for and very important developments in the area of dispute resolution. The biggest industrial relations issues of the year are likely to arise from public service reform, but here I … Continue reading

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ADR…cheaper, more efficient, civilised!

As a strong advocate of ADR and a practitioner of the art I thought this quote from former U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren E. Burger’s about litigation in the U.S. deserved a whole blog to itself: ‘The entire legal profession … Continue reading

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Commercial Court refuses to set aside arbitrators award

Judgment Title: Dunnes Stores -v- Holtgen LtdNeutral Citation: 2011 370 MCA High Court Record Number: 2011 370 MCADate of Delivery: 03/27/2012 Court: High Court Composition of Court: Judgment by: Kelly J. Status of Judgment: Approved Neutral Citation Number: [2012] IEHC 93 THE HIGH COURT COMMERCIAL 2011 370 MCA IN THE MATTER … Continue reading

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Annual report of Chairman of CIArb Ireland.

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Irish Branch) Chairman’s Annual Report 2011 2012 (Edited) (My term of office as Chairman came to an end on May 16th 2012. Thanks to all for a great honour and a most fulfilling experience) Introduction The … Continue reading

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Press Statement from CIArb Irish Branch on Mediation Bill

Press Statement  The Irish Branch of the world’s largest dispute resolution body, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators has given a warm welcome to the publication this week of the outline of the Mediation Bill. The Irish branch of CIArb has … Continue reading

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CIArb submission to Minister Hayes on Construction Contracts Bill

This is the text of a letter sent to Brian Hayes TD, Minister of State for Public Service Reform & the OPW about the Construction Contracts Bill 2010. Dear Minister Hayes, We refer to the Construction Contracts Bill 2010 (CCB), the associated … Continue reading

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