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Limitation in Ireland – Supreme Court decision in Brandley v Deane

March 2018
Cathie Shannon and Christian Carlyle

The Supreme Court has delivered its much-anticipated Judgement in the case of Liam Brandley and WJB Developments Limited v Hubert Deane t/a Hubert Deane & Associates and John Lohan t/a John Lohan Groundworks Contractors 2010/10994 P. The law has been clarified on when the clock will begin to run in relation to the six year limitation period for bringing a claim founded in negligence, for damage to property.

In this article, Cathie Shannon and Christian Carlyle consider this notable decision and the reasoning of the Supreme Court in determining that the Statute of Limitations in property damage claims begins to run when damage has manifested.

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