Litigation & Dispute Resolution Belfast: Experience

  • Northern Ireland Water Ltd in the defence of a challenge to the procurement of a £130m framework agreement for the construction and renovation of water mains and ancillary works. 
  • An international retailer in High Court proceedings involving allegations of passing off, copyright and trademark infringement.
  • A significant property developer in High Court proceedings seeking an injunction in respect of various large scale development sites in Northern Ireland.
  • A multinational technology company in relation to a challenge to the jurisdiction of the courts of Northern Ireland to hear claims relating to privacy, data protection and defamation.
  • A group of companies in respect of a multi-jurisdictional dispute concerning interpretation of an indemnity in a share purchase agreement.
  • A bank in the defence of High Court proceedings commenced by a group of borrowers in relation to an interest rate hedging arrangement.
  • An insurance brokerage firm in the defence of High Court proceedings arising out of the construction of a £150m critical care unit at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast. 
  • A specialist supplier of concrete products in the defence of High Court proceedings following issues related to a £37m redevelopment in Guernsey.
  • NewRiver Retail in relation to a dispute with a tenant arising out of an extension to one of Northern Ireland’s largest shopping centres.
  • Northern Ireland Housing Executive, landlord to c. 89,000 residential dwellings, in relation to a claim against a professional consultant following the termination of a major contract for the provision of asbestos surveying services.
  • A global pharmaceutical company in a claim arising out of failings in the design and manufacture of specialist machinery.
  • The owner of a shopping centre in Judicial Review proceedings concerning the granting of planning permission for an extension to a neighboring shopping centre.
  • Peninsula Securities Ltd, the owner of the Springtown Shopping Centre, Londonderry, in connection with High Court proceedings against its anchor tenant regarding a restrictive covenant in a lease which restricting development of the Centre.
  • Bank of Ireland in the defence of High Court proceedings issued by two borrowers claiming breach of contract and negligence relating to how the Bank enforced security it held from related undertakings.
  • A significant group of shareholders in a high value High Court action against former Directors and another Company.
  • Owners of many of Northern Irelands leading shopping centres and retail parks in a range of property disputes.
  • Invest Northern Ireland in a High Court proceedings relating to termination of contractual arrangements and recovery of public funds.