The Commercial Court - 2nd Edition, by Stephen Dowling

Author: Stephen Dowling
Publisher: Round Hall
Publication Date: 31/12/2012
ISBN: 9781858006826
Jurisdiction: Ireland

The Commercial Court, 2nd edition provides you with a practical and unique guide to the rules and procedures in the Commercial Court. This title gives you unique access to expert direction on bringing a case before the court and is an in-depth assessment of how proceedings are conducted and controlled by the Commercial Court Judge.

Key Features:

  • Provides extensive coverage on practice and procedure in the Commercial Court and examines how the rules have been applied in practice
  • Examines the proceedings that are eligible for the Commercial list, and considers those that are not
  • Gives you a complete understanding of the provisions of Order 63A of the Rules of the Superior Courts and explores the scope of the powers of the Commercial Court Judge
  • Brings you up-to-speed with all aspects of case management including directions hearings, case management conferences and pre-trial conferences
  • Explores the relationship between the Commercial Court and alternative dispute resolution
  • Helps you to run cases smoothly and avoid the potentially high cost of default and delay

New to this Edition

  • Discusses the new practitioner's handbook for the Commercial Court
  • New trends in case management
  • Recent developments in striking out pleadings in Commercial Court
  • New case law on amendments to pleadings
  • Developments relating to e-discovery
  • New obligations in large-scale discovery
  • Recent judgments on modular trials
  • New costs decisions where trials are split
  • Developments in relation to fixing preliminary issues
  • Developments in relation to ADR and mediation
  • Changes to Order 84 and the impact on commercial judicial review proceedings
  • New case law on evidence in commercial litigation
  • Recent decisions clarifying the use of witness statements during trial
  • Developments in applications for non-suit in the Commercial Court
  • Recent case law on evidence by video link
  • Developments in relation to costs and issue based orders
  • Seeking costs against non-parties
  • Developments in seeking protection against costs

About the Author

Stephen Dowling is a barrister practising in commercial litigation.