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DSBA YM invites you to a CPD panel discussion entitled “Litigation Update in Soundbites"

Chaired by:

The Hon. Mr. Justice Frank Clarke, Chief Justice

On Wednesday, 13th December 2017

The event will be held in Arthur Cox’s new offices at 10 Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2.

Places are limited to 140 people and registration is essential.

The running order for the event is as follows:-

6.30pm       Registration and reception
7.00pm       Panel Discussion
8.00pm       Reception

Total CPD: 1 Hour Group Study

Admission free of charge but registration is essential.

The topics to be covered are:

1.      Litigation Privilege, journalistic privilege and the recent High Court decision of Ryanair          v   Channel 4 (2017)
2.      Conduct of Trial in relation to expert evidence

3.      Costs Orders against solicitors in Court of Appeal;
4.      High Court Practice Direction 71 re payment on account of costs pending taxation; and
5.      EContracts, Ediscovery and Contractual Estoppel


Laura Murdock

Laura is a senior associate in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution department in William Fry. Laura has extensive experience in large scale and complex commercial litigation.
Laura advises a range of clients on financial disputes and regulatory matters.   Laura has been involved in a number of statutory inquiries including the Oireachtas (Parliamentary) Inquiry into the Banking Crisis
and is currently advising a client in relation to the IBRC Commission of Investigation.
Laura also advises clients in competition law disputes before the Irish High Court and regularly advises clients on their regulatory requirements.

Martin Hayden SC

Martin Hayden SC has a broad practice covering areas of Aviation Law, Banking Law, Tax Law, Commercial Law, Employment Law, Public Procurement Law and Competition Law. Martin has a detailed and specialist knowledge of e-contracts in general, and particularly in the context of the Aviation industry; and regularly acts for the largest airline in Europe. Martin has recently appeared for Ryanair in litigation against Google relating to the use of the adword system. He regularly acts for one of the largest Banks in Ireland, and has also been heavily involved in financial litigation arising out of the economic collapse suffered in Ireland post-2008.  In addition, Martin frequently acts in ligation involving the waste industry. 
Martin was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2014 and is a member of The 36 Group Chambers in London. He also has rights of audience before the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts.

Deirdre O’Mahony

Deirdre is a senior associate in Litigation and Dispute Resolution at Arthur Cox.  She has extensive experience acting for clients in complex and large scale disputes across a range of sectors including banking and financial services, energy, natural resources, transport and food and specialises in banking, regulatory, corporate crime, commercial real estate and professional negligence disputes, proceedings and procedures.  Deirdre is a committee member of the Health and Safety Lawyers’ Association of Ireland and an accredited CEDR mediator.









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