Investor blocks sale of properties in Galway and Limerick by receiver

A businessman has secured a short term Large Court injunction protecting against a receiver from advertising or interfering with 6 residential homes situated in Galway and Limerick.

he buy was secured following an application ahead of the Superior Courtroom by legal professionals performing for Martin Brennan versus receiver David O’Connor, a company recovery expert and partner with BDO Ireland.

The courtroom heard that previously this yr, Mr O’Connor was appointed receiver by a monetary fund arising out of an alleged failure to repay loans of €2m advanced to the plaintiff in 2006 by EBS.

Mr Brennan from Monivea Street, Ballybrit, Co Galway, disputes the validity of the receiver’s appointment and has introduced different proceedings arising out of the managing and the provisions of safety of the financial loan in issue.

The injunction prevents Mr O’Connor from advertising, making ready for sale or interfering with the 6 homes owned by Mr Brennan.

The injunction was granted, on an ex-parte basis, by Mr Justice Kerida Naidoo all through yesterday’s family vacation sitting of the Substantial Court.

The decide mentioned that he was granting the injunction primarily thanks to his issue that the defendant receiver had not replied to correspondence despatched from the plaintiff’s solicitor.

The injunction is to continue being in area till the matter returns before the Superior Courtroom subsequent 7 days.

Looking for the injunction, Venetia Taylor Bl, instructed by solicitor Donnacha Anhold for Mr Brennan, claimed that situation experienced its origin arising out of a €2m mortgage taken out by Mr Brennan in 2006 with EBS to make it possible for him take part in a tax expenditure plan.

The plan concerned him buying 5 cottages, for which he would acquire rent, at the Montenotte Lodge in Cork, counsel reported. EBS was specified safety about individuals homes, counsel claimed.

Beneath that settlement he promises the promoters agreed to acquire back again the models following 10 a long time.

Counsel explained the promoters failed to purchase the units again, which is a little something Mr Brennan is getting a individual lawful action in excess of.

Counsel claimed that in 2011, EBS set force on him to give it supplemental stability on the mortgage. Counsel claimed that at the time her consumer was in the darkish as to why he was staying hounded by EBS into offering it the added stability more than a further more four attributes owned by him in Galway town.

Counsel claimed her client observed out subsequently that EBS carried out an unbiased assessment of the title in regard of the cottages and hid the actuality that the protection he experienced over the cottages was commercially worthless.

Mr Brennan only retains the 25-yr lease above these attributes.

The loans taken out by Mr Brennan were being subsequently acquired by Each day Finance DAC, which he is getting authorized proceedings from, counsel said.

Previous May possibly, Day to day appointed a receiver above 5 Galway attributes and 1 in Limerick owned by Mr Brennan, counsel said.

The tenants at those homes have been requested to shell out lease to the receiver.

Mr Brennan now fears that the houses may perhaps be bought.