Ireland is the only pure common law jurisdiction within the EU. The Commercial Court has been running as a distinct division of the Irish High Court since January 2004, dealing with over 200-300 cases annually. Its judges case manage, hear and determine large international and domestic commercial cases, many with cross-border dimensions or involving questions of EU law.
The Commercial Court deals with all types of business dispute including breach of contract, IT disputes, corporate mergers, global restructuring, insurance portfolio transfers, International Swaps and Derivatives or other investment disputes, and intellectual property disputes. There are related specialist lists dealing with Competition, Arbitration, and Strategic Infrastructure Litigation.
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