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Planning for Housing and Residential Rental Sector
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • December 23 2016

As its final act before the Christmas recess, the Houses of the Oireachtas (Irish Parliament) passed legislation providing new protections for


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 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


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 High Court clarifies the jurisdiction of the Financial Services Ombudsman
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • November 30 2009

The recent High Court decision of Mr Justice McMahon in the case of Square Capital Limited supported a finding of the Ombudsman which related to an investment in property in the UK and will have implications for firms which have in past or currently provide, a mixture of regulated financial services and what would normally be understood to be unregulated, property-related services


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


Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015 does it affect you?
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • September 8 2015

The Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015 came into effect on 1 September 2015. The Act introduces new registration and disclosure requirements for those


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


Finance Act 2013 - update for commercial property industry
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • April 16 2013

Finance Act 2013 ("FA 2013") introduced a number of provisions which will be of relevance to those in and or interacting with the commercial


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