Playwright’s ‘biased judge’ claim dismissed by Court of Appeal

Costs awarded against Bisi Adigun in Abbey row over a modern staging of the Playboy of the Western World more than a decade ago

22nd July, 2018
Roddy Doyle with Bisi Adigun in happier timesRos Kavanagh

Playwright Bisi Adigun has lost the latest round of an epic legal battle arising from a contractual dispute over a modern staging of the Playboy of the Western World at the Abbey Theatre more than a decade ago.

While the Court of Appeal has upheld a decision by the High Court dismissing Adigun’s damages claim against his former lawyers Moran solicitors for fraud, gross negligence and breach of duty, much of the judgment was tied...

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