The Commercial Court is a division of the High Court which deals solely with significant commercial cases.
The Commercial Court deals with all types of business dispute including breach of contract, tort, property, trust and probate, IT disputes, judicial review, corporate mergers, global restructuring, insurance portfolio transfers, International Swaps and Derivatives or other investment disputes, and intellectual property disputes. The Court will soon have a specialist sub-list called the Intellectual Property and Technology List with specialist judges from the Commercial Court. There are also related specialist lists dealing with Competition cases, Arbitration matters, Strategic Infrastructure Developments , Intellectual Property and Tech, and Insolvency.
Proceedings dealt with by the Commercial Court must have a commercial dimension and generally must have a value of not less than €1m.
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