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Court of Appeal applies Alderslade principle to crane hire agreement

  • Matheson
  • -
  • 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

Supreme Court clarifies “upwards only” rent review provisions for Bewley’s

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • July 2 2014

The judgment of the Supreme Court on 1 July 2014, confirmed that the particular rent review clause is "upwards only". The judgment provides welcome

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

  • Matheson
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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"

Negligent land valuations: the dangers of buying before you sell

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • January 10 2014

The September 2013 High Court judgment in Brownrigg v Leacy & Anor held two auctioneers to have acted negligently in the provision of land valuations

Are entire agreement clauses effective?

  • Matheson
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 29 2010

In the recent case of FoodCo UK LP v Henry Boot Developments Ltd 2010EWHC 358(Ch) ("FoodCo UK LP"), the efficacy of entire agreement clauses and non-reliance clauses was once again upheld by the English High Court

Pre-contract misrepresentations: are “entire agreement” clauses effective?

  • Matheson
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 8 2010

In the recent case of FoodCo UK LP v Henry Boot Developments Ltd 2010 EWHC 358(Ch) ("FoodCo UK LP"), the efficacy of entire agreement clauses and non-reliance clauses was once again upheld by the English High Court

Who guards the guards?

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • September 30 2009

Many developers focus on answering objectors when trying to ‘win’ a planning permission

Irish Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • December 18 2012

The announcement in Budget 2013 that Ireland is to provide for the establishment of Real Estate Investment Trusts (“REITs”) is welcome news for the Irish property industry and for investors from Ireland and overseas

Negligent valuations “thinking of selling” letter still a valuation

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • March 13 2014

Brownrigg v. Leacy related to a claim for damages by the plaintiff, Mr Frank Brownrigg, arising from the alleged negligence of the defendants in

Building energy rating

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • February 26 2009

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