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Key Irish decision brings clarity to construction adjudication enforcement regime

With effect from 26 April 2021, High Court Practice Direction 105, issued by the President of the High Court (Irvine J), puts into place a relatively speedy enforcement process for successful adjudication claimants, to ensure (together with Order 56B of the Superior Court Rules) that the ‘swift justice’ intentions of the Construction Contracts Act 2013 are not thwarted by subsequent enforcement litigation.

Can green finance save the world?

Creating a more sustainable society is going to require a lot of investment. According to the UK Committee on Climate Change, reaching net zero by 2050 will cost between 1% to 2% of GDP each year. That’s roughly £50 billion every single year. So, where is that money going to come from?

Updates and changes in the area of Ontario estates

From the whirlwind of practical changes brought about by the pandemic also came other substantive changes to the Estates world. In this article we will briefly touch on the changes that have already come into effect and the future changes we can expect.


Richard Alomo wins case for appellant father

Richard Alomo of No5 acted for the Appellant father who was successful in setting aside an open ended passport order made by Roderic Wood J at the conclusion of related care proceedings. In granting permission to appeal, Mcfarlane LJ commented that: “The proposed appeal … raises important points of principle and jurisdiction … [and] concerns […]

The Lawyer in print: bigger and better than ever before

The Lawyer has evolved into the biggest digital brand in the legal sector: now we’re giving you more data and context to interpret the news as it affects your business. So at the end of April we’re changing our approach to print by launching a monthly magazine with a fresh feel. It’s targeted at senior […]

Kinstellar at 3rd Legal Banking Forum in Kyiv

Andriy Nikiforov, Counsel and head of the banking, finance & capital markets practice at Kinstellar’s Kyiv office, spoke at the third Legal Banking Forum in Kyiv — a major national platform for Ukrainian lawyers specialising in banking and finance. The Forum was a full-day event focusing on the latest changes in and prospects for Ukraine’s […]

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