Case Law Developments in Undertakings – An update 2020

The law on Solicitors undertakings has evolved steadily over the past 15 years, with a growing body of case law and Regulations setting out the general principles in relation to the duties and responsibilities of Solicitors in relation to the giving of undertakings. This one hour lecture covers the main general principles governing the law in this area and analyses some of the more recent superior court cases on undertakings.

The lecture covers a number of topics, including:

  • General rules
  • Ethics
  • Solicitor’s independence
  • The inherent supervisory jurisdiction of the High Court
  • Danske Bank v Murran [2018] IEHC 708
  • Allied Irish Banks plc v. Maguire [2016] 3 I.R. 85
  • Bank of Ireland Mortgage Bank v Coleman [2009] 3 IR 699

Teaching method:  

e-Lecture, PowerPoint;

Duration & pricing:

  • Net-Duration: 1 hour

To review scheduled booking options, please refer to: 2020 Legal CPD programme

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