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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


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


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"


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


Doing business in Ireland guide
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • April 7 2015

Over 1,150 international companies have operations in Ireland. These companies are involved in a wide range of activities and sectors including


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


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


“The celtic tiger ate my homework” the recession defence
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • 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


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


When is a wind turbine in the right place at the right height?
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • May 1 2014

The neighbour asked the Court to order that the wind farm be dismantled because the wind farm was not built in accordance with the planning