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February 8, 2024

SCARP updates

More progress and media updates have been published in the largest SCARP before the Irish courts, in which we are advising the Process Advisor. News article »

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December 16, 2023

SCARP advisor to Bio-Marine seeks to lift Cantor loan note charge on firm’s assets

We are advising the Process Advisor on the largest SCARP before the Irish courts so far. It is the first time an application pursuant to section 558ZV(1) of the Companies Act 2014 has been made to dispose of secured assets in order to save the company.   News article »

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April 20, 2023

€66m transferred out of Huawen Foundation Limited (owners of the Nuremore Hotel & Country Club) to affiliated entities, High Court is told

We look forward to assisting the court-appointed liquidator, Declan De Lacy in investigating the affairs of Huawen Foundation Limited and fully utilising the powers afforded to a liquidator by the Companies Acts of 2014. According to our client’s provisional liquidators report to the High Court, approximately €66 million was transferred out of the Huawen Foundation […]

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February 6, 2023

Irish firm TechAds Media now allegedly “blacklisted” by its commercial partners

TechAds Media, an Irish company, was producing over €20 million in profits. It is being sued for $1.9 million by creditors and is also suing one of its own former directors because it has reportedly been “blacklisted” by its business partners. The stance of First Click and V Media, as presented in several documents filed […]

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November 1, 2022

Liquidator wants to make two jailed for fraud liable for forestry firm’s €3.8m debts

We are very happy to see one of our important cases mentioned in a recent Irish Times article! We are representing liquidator Declan De Lacy as he seeks to have the two directors of Arden Forestry Management Limited (In Liquidation) (FM) found guilty of fraudulent trading and made personally liable for the company’s debts of […]

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October 6, 2022

Peter Boyle & Co. Solicitors shortlisted for ‘Sole Principal of the Year’

We’re delighted to announce that Peter Boyle & Co. Solicitors has been shortlisted as a Finalist in the ‘Sole Principal of the Year’ category in the upcoming Irish Law Awards for 2022! With over 400 submissions being made for this year’s awards, we are delighted that our team has been chosen as one of the […]

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July 19, 2022

High Court appoints inspector to investigate Christmas tree firm

As you may have seen in the news, the application by Peter Boyle & Co. Solicitors to appoint an Inspector to WFS Forestry was successful. This is the first ever successful application by a creditor to appoint a High Court Inspector to an Irish company under section 747 of the Companies Act and we are […]

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June 8, 2022

Dublin firm secures freezing order over alleged failure to supply 1m facemasks

A Dublin-based clothing supplier has secured a High Court order preventing a Dutch company reducing its assets below €250,000 as a result of its alleged failure to supply one million protective facemasks. Uniformal Ltd secured various orders, including a mareva injunction, or freezing order, against Taurus Gemini Real Estate BV, known as the Gemini Group, […]

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June 4, 2022

Tax adviser claims the Google ad ban will destroy his business

Gary O’Brien, the owner of My Tax Refund, is seeking an injunction to allow his firm to buy advertising on the platform, on which he had already spent €350,000. The ad ban relates to a change in Google’s policy in 2020, which banned ads from companies offering services that can be obtained directly from the […]

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May 31, 2022

How a self-proclaimed property mogul was disqualified for 15 years

Lukasz Salamandra, a self-proclaimed property mogul, was disqualified for 15 years. Salamandra claimed his Athboy company owned millions in real estate assets. In fact, it owned nothing. The convicted fraudster is now prohibited from serving as a company director for 15 years. Precedent for directorship disqualification is usually capped out at a 10-year ban, which […]

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May 10, 2022

Fraud fears prompt bid to have inspector appointed to Christmas tree growing business

The High Court heard that investors who gave hundreds of thousands of euros to a Christmas tree planting enterprise fear they were defrauded. Following queries on behalf of several investors, Mr Justice Michael Quinn heard that places, where Christmas trees were meant to be planted, had no trees, and WFS had no interest in the […]

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April 13, 2022

Why a liquidator is pursuing a convicted fraudster over an alleged luxury property scam

Lukasz Salamander claimed his Meath-based international property investment firm would deliver an 8% return. However, it quickly collapsed, and he is now in Spain. However, based on evidence discovered, a court appointed liquidator is seeking to censure the convicted fraudster. When we at Peter Boyle Solicitors began investigating Lux Estate Capital Group after being contacted […]

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April 5, 2022

Investors have come forward to raise concerns about the forestry group

A number of alleged investors in the scheme have claimed that WFS Forestry Ireland Ltd, with registered offices in Pembroke Street, Dublin 2, has failed to deliver the high returns they were promised. The company and its director Craig Hands deny the allegations. The group of investors, represented by ourselves at Peter Boyle & Co […]

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March 31, 2022

Tax advisory company sues Google over suspension of advertising account

The best interests of our clients are at the heart of everything we do; no matter how big or small the company, everyone deserves the right to make a living. This is a prime example of how we at Peter Boyle & Co Solicitors go above and beyond for all of our clients. Continue Reading […]

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April 22, 2021

James Gough’s Libel Action

Businessman, Blueshirt and racehorse owner James Gough is building up quite a track record in the litigation stakes, with his most recent target being the Sunday Times. The latest legal action featuring the bolshie Gough follows on foot of an article published in the ST in February relating to references that had been provided for… […]

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May 31, 2019

AIRO faces hefty legal bill after Ministerial rebuke

THE Association of Irish Racehorse Owners [AIRO] has had a tough week, finding itself admonished by the Minister for Agriculture on Tuesday and then settling an expensive High Court case yesterday. Both developments centre around the process by which the AIRO nominates a person to represent owners on the board of Horse Racing Ireland. Jim […]

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February 14, 2019

HRI owners’ representative begins litigation proceedings against AIRO

The Association of Irish Racehorse Owners’ (AIRO) representative on the HRI board has begun litigation proceedings against the organisation, prompting AIRO to postpone a meeting that was due to result in the appointment of his proposed successor. James Gough, a County Meath-based businessman, on Thursday initiated proceedings in the High Court before Ms Justice Leonie […]