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Court of Appeal applies Alderslade principle to crane hire agreement

  • Matheson
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 8 2010

The judgment of the UK Court of Appeal in this case demonstrates a robust application of the Alderslade principle of contract law

What does it mean to use all reasonable but commercially prudent endeavours ?

  • Matheson
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 2 2010

In June of this year, in the case of CPC Group Limited v Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company 2010 EWHC 1535 (Ch), the UK High Court was required to interpret the contractual obligation to use "all reasonable but commercially prudent endeavours"

Kavanagh and Ors v Lynch and Ors - effect of start mortgages ruling curtailed by the High Court

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • September 2 2011

In a judgment delivered on 31 August 2011 Ms. Justice Laffoy has clarified certain of the potential wider ramifications of the ruling in the case of Start Mortgages Limited & Ors v. Gunn & Ors

“The celtic tiger ate my homework” the recession defence

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • May 1 2014

The Behan case arose against a history of family disputes between the Behan siblings regarding their late mother's will. This dispute concerned a

Electronic discharge of charges

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • December 2 2008

A new system for the electronic discharge of charges against registered property will be introduced in the early part of 2009 on a pilot basis

Building energy rating

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • February 26 2009

A Building Energy Rating Certificate ('a BER') shows the energy performance, CO2 emission and approximate running cost of a building

Finance Bill 2009 - stamp duty on exchange of houses

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • May 12 2009

The Finance Bill 2009 contains a new relieving provision which provides that a house builder selling a new house can take an existing, second-hand house (the "old house") as a trade-in against the purchase of a new house without incurring an immediate Stamp Duty charge in respect of the transfer of the old house

Regulation of property services

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • June 3 2009

The Minister for Justice Equality and Law Reform has published the long awaited Property Services (Regulation) Bill 2009

Habitats protection in Ireland High Court challenge to recent planning permission throws up a ‘hornet’s nest’

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
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  • June 29 2009

On 28 November 2008 An Bord Pleanála (the "Board") granted approval for the construction of part of the Galway City outer bypass scheme

Proposals on planning and infrastructure

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • July 1 2009

The Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government has published the Planning and Development (Amendment) Bill 2009 which proposes a number of measures related to the promotion of sustainable development and infrastructural investment