Dellway Investment Ltd and Others v National Asset Mangagement Agency (NAMA) and Others

JurisdictionIreland
CourtHigh Court
Judgment Date01 November 2010
Neutral Citation[2010] IEHC 364
Date01 November 2010

[2010] IEHC 364

THE HIGH COURT

KEARNS P.

KELLY J.

CLARKE J.

[No. 909 J.R./2010]
[No. 222 COM/2010]
Dellway Investment Ltd & Ors v National Asset Mangagement Agency (NAMA) & Ors
[2010] IEHC 364
COMMERCIAL
JUDICIAL REVIEW

BETWEEN

DELLWAY INVESTMENT LIMITED, METROSPA LIMITED, BERKLEY PROPERTIES LIMITED, MAGINOTGRANGE LIMITED, MAY PROPERTY HOLDINGS LIMITED, SCI 20 PLACE VENDOME, DIRECTDIVIDE TRADING LIMITED, SUBMITQUEST LIMITED, BELFAST OFFICE PROPERTIES LIMITED, THE FORGE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, FINBROOK INVESTMENTS LIMITED, CONNIS PROPERTY SERVICES LIMITED, FORMCREST CONSTRUCTION LIMITED, CHESTERFIELD (THE PAVEMENTS) SUBSIDIARY LIMITED, ABEY DEVELOPMENTS LIMITED AND PATRICK MCKILLEN
APPLICANTS

AND

NATIONAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AGENCY, IRELAND AND THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
RESPONDENTS

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CONSTITUTION ART 15.2

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