High Court Practice Direction 117 – Update to Masters Court

The President of the High Court has issued a Practice Direction which comes into effect from December 5th 2022 and amends the jurisdiction of the Master.

A summary of the changes are:

  • The Master will sit physically from Tuesday to Friday
  • The Master will now hear applications for Summary Judgment
  • The Master will now hear Discovery motions
  • The Master will now review Family Law Special Summonses before transferring them to the High Court Family Law List

Full details are available under High Court Practice Direction 117, available on www. courts.ie.

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