Paddy McKillen is a shareholder in the group which includes Claridge’s, the Connaught and the Berkley in London. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Police in Dubai have recently launched an investigation concerning the Maybourne Hotel group after receiving a complaint alleging that confidential f(...)

Belfast developer Paddy McKillen: an Abu Dhabi fund has indicated it would be willing to settle for a majority stake in the Maybourne hotel group, with Mr McKillen holding a minority interest – an acceptance the Irishman is not prepared to leave the scene. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

A €2 billion offer for a group of London hotels cannot go ahead without the permission of Irish property developer Paddy McKillen.The Abu Dhabi Inve(...)

Belfast developer Paddy McKillen: Victory in the Irish case would present grounds for claiming mistrial in the British case. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Property developer Paddy McKillen has succeeded in joining members of the Barclay family and related parties to a High Court case that he is taking ag(...)

Derek Quinlan:  His biggest remaining debt relates to his shareholding in the Irish Glass Bottle site, which Nama is expected to sell next year as development land prices in Dublin rally. Photograph  Alan Weller/Bloomberg

Financier Derek Quinlan is close to completing the final disposal of his remaining assets in the National Asset Management Agency (Nama), a move th(...)

Paddy McKillen: the  judge said it “is not in dispute that Mr McKillen is not domiciled in England. He is Irish”. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

A legal bid to force property investor Paddy McKillen to sell his shares in three of London’s most highly-rated hotels should be heard in London, the(...)

Beatrice Healy, who invested in property deals assembled by Derek Quinlan, has begun legal action against the financier, alleging negligence, breach of contract and deceit among other matters. Photograph: Reuters.

Beatrice Healy, who invested in property deals assembled by Derek Quinlan, has begun legal action against the financier, alleging negligence, breach o(...)

Gay Byrne: the former Late Late Show host invested in several properties in the Dublin docklands and as well as a hotel in Budapest.Photograph: Alan Betson

Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) has launched a multimillion- euro legal action against the broadcaster Gay Byrne and members of his family, r(...)

In a letter to members of the Blackrock College Union, known as ‘Rockmen’, union president and barrister Shane Murphy SC complains about a provision of the Admissions Bill that would prevent schools from reserving places for the sons of past pupils.  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The past pupils of fee-paying schools in Dublin are joining forces to campaign against what they describe as “unjust State interference” in their scho(...)

Derek Quinlan: has held talks  about raising cash to get back into business.

Derek Quinlan, the Celtic tiger financier, has held talks with AGC Equity Partners, a Middle East and UK-based fund with $2 billion (€1.57 bil(...)

Developer Paddy McKillen: “This refinance marks the end of a very turbulent period that began when the banks became destabilised.” Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Developer Paddy McKillen and his business partner Padraig Drayne have completed the refinancing of £110 million (€140 million) of their borrowings fro(...)