Republic of Ireland: A double-edged sword
The ability for a plaintiff to bring defamation claims in both jurisdictions of Northern Ireland and the Republic has proved particularly useful, but says Paul Tweed, it would be easier for the lawyers involved if both followed the same judicial procedures
Although it has taken some time, we are seeing a steady increase in the number of concurrent defamation actions being brought in the separate jurisdictions of the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
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