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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


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"


New guidelines on development contributions
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • January 31 2013

The publication by the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government of new Development Contribution Guidelines for Planning


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


Residents’ “legal war of attrition” successfully overturns planning permission for a second time
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • September 22 2009

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


Commercial leases database
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • May 9 2012

A new public database which will record details of all future letting arrangements in the Irish commercial property market and rent reviews under those leases is expected to have a significant impact upon future negotiation of leases and rent reviews


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


Matheson REITs update: Finance Bill 2013
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • February 22 2013

The introduction of Real Estate Investment Trusts ("REITs") in Ireland, first announced in Budget 2013, is expected to attract increased foreign


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


“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