Practice and Procedure

Practice Area

From the rules of court through to guidelines on legislative interpretation, the wider subject of legal procedure intrudes upon every aspect of professional practice.

The leading, authoritative text in this area is Practice and Procedure in the Superior Courts by Benedict Ó Floinn. This new edition contains updated annotations and commentary on the rules, statutory instruments and legislative innovations which have a bearing on litigation before both the High Court and the Supreme Court.

Other titles in this area include The Special Criminal Court: Practice and Procedure by Alice Harrison and Summary Judgements in Ireland: Principles and Defences by Pat J. Barrett.

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Practice and Procedure Books

Practice and Procedure in the Superior Courts

This hugely popular title from one of Ireland’s leading barristers is now completely rewritten and fully updated. Anybody dealing with the High or Supreme Courts of Ireland will find this accessible book truly indispensable. Featuring a fully consolidated and updated text of the rules of court, Practice and Procedure in the Superior Courts 2nd edition, incorporates the amending provisions of over 60 statutory instruments. Each is accompanied by user-friendly commentaries,... Read more

Summary Judgment in Ireland: Principles and Defences

Summary Judgment in Ireland: Principles and Defences is a single source book that deals solely with the issue of summary judgments and is an efficient and convenient way for practitioners to research points relating to practice and procedure. A summary judgment is a judgment usually entered in a court office or by a court official for a fixed and agreed amount of money due as a debt where the person... Read more

The Special Criminal Court: Practice and Procedure

The Special Criminal Court: Practice and Procedure is the first general textbook in four decades to cover all aspects of the Special Criminal Court. It is a comprehensive and detailed review of the Court’s rulings, legislative developments, and procedural and evidential rules. In light of the fact that the Special Criminal Court is a creature of statute, the procedural rules are extraordinarily specific and this book sets these out comprehensively... Read more

Summary Judgment in Ireland: Principles and Defences

Summary judgment is the judgment which may be given where the plaintiff’s claim in a Circuit Court civil bill is for: a debt or liquidated demand in money; for the delivery or specific good in an action for detinue; for the enforcement, performance or carrying out of a trust; or for ejectment, with our with out a claim for rent or mesne profits. The plaintiff may apply to the court... Read more