A correct application by the Oireachtas of its own rules concerning what is said in parliament would involve chilling “inappropriate” speech, a lawyer for businessman Denis O’Brien has told the Supreme Court.
Mon, 23 Apr, 2018
Billionaire businessman Denis O’Brien will give evidence today in his High Court action alleging two TDs “clearly disregarded” the constitutional separation of powers between parliament and the courts when they made statements in the Dáil about his banking affairs.
Thu, 01 Dec, 2016
Businessman Denis O’Brien wants the courts to “clearly demarcate” the powers of the Oireachtas and courts in his “unique” action over Dáil statements by two TDs about his banking affairs, the High Court has heard.
Wed, 30 Nov, 2016
Tue, 22 Nov, 2016
Mon, 08 Aug, 2016
An application by businessman Denis O’Brien for court orders aimed at compelling a Dáil committee hand over to him minutes of two of its meetings last summer, plus other documents considered by the committee for those meetings, has been struck out at the High Court.
Wed, 10 Feb, 2016
Wed, 09 Dec, 2015
The Red Flag consulting firm being sued by businessman Denis O’Brien has confirmed it had a client for a dossier of material relating to the businessman which he alleges is part of a conspiracy to damage him, the High Court has heard.
Thu, 19 Nov, 2015
A consulting company has told the High Court that billionaire businessman Denis O’Brien has left “clouded in mystery” exactly how material from the firm’s computer files ended up on a USB stick placed in an envelope sent anonymously to Mr O’Brien.
Sat, 17 Oct, 2015
Developers Michael and John O’Flynn will continue their legal battle in the High Court today against what they call an “improper” attempt by US investment giant Blackstone to take over the O’Flynn Construction Group.
Wed, 06 Aug, 2014
An action by the Hickey pharmacy group and its owner Patrick Hickey aimed at preventing their loans, valued at up to €45m, being included in a portfolio of €900m loans offered for sale by the liquidators of IBRC, has been withdrawn on confidential terms at the High Court.
Fri, 17 Jan, 2014
Treasury Holdings gave an “unequivocal” undertaking earlier this month not to bring a legal challenge to the appointment of receivers over several of its assets if Nama allowed a two-week “standstill” period which Nama had given, the High Court was told yesterday when Treasury’s challenge to those receivers came before the court.
Fri, 27 Jan, 2012
A LAW firm being sued by businessman Philip Lynch and his family in an effort to prevent AIB pursuing them for repayment of a €25 million development loan was never retained by the Lynches in connection with that deal and owed no duty of care to them, the Commercial Court was told yesterday.
Thu, 02 Jun, 2011
A SOLICITOR has denied he “mixed up” the concepts of security and recourse in an email stating Allied Irish Bank “no longer require any legal recourse” against businessman Philip Lynch, developer Gerry Conlan “and the Lynch children” for a €25 million loan to buy development lands in Waterford.
Wed, 13 Apr, 2011
NAMA was not entitled to decide to acquire €2.1 billion loans of Paddy McKillen and his companies simply because it believed their size alone represented a “systemic risk” to the banks involved in NAMA, it was argued before the Supreme Court yesterday.
Fri, 17 Dec, 2010
A LEGAL action by property investor Paddy McKillen with crucial implications for the work of the National Assets Management Agency has opened with a claim that NAMA’s decision to acquire €211 million loans from Bank of Ireland to Mr McKillen involved a “total” and “unprecedented” abrogation of his rights.
Wed, 06 Oct, 2010