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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

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

Major changes to land law

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • November 2 2009

The text of the Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2009 is now available

Resolution to problems arising out of start mortgages case

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • August 1 2013

Since July 2011, lenders have lived with great uncertainty as to their statutory rights, particularly their right to obtain possession of a secured

Negligent land valuations: the dangers of buying before you sell

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • February 18 2014

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

Budget boost for irish property market

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • December 19 2011

Amid the much anticipated austerity measures in Budget 2012 were significant provisions to reactivate Ireland’s property market

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"

Supreme Court rules examiner can repudiate lease

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • March 2 2010

In a recent decision of the Supreme Court in the Matter of Linen Supply of Ireland Limited (the "Company") and the Companies (Amendment) Act 1990 (as amended), the Court finally clarified the law in relation to a company's ability to repudiate andor disclaim leases during the course of an examinership process

Court of Appeal applies Alderslade principle to crane hire agreement

  • Matheson
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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

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

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • 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