Wednesday 22 November 2017

Dearbhail McDonald: Complex case offers rare glimpse behind the scenes at NAMA

Belfast developer Paddy McKillen pictured last year
Belfast developer Paddy McKillen pictured last year
Dearbhail McDonald

Dearbhail McDonald

HE has won a rare court battle, but can property investor Paddy McKillen win the long war?

The Belfast-born businessman, who took on and defeated NAMA in his 2011 Supreme Court battle to prevent the agency taking over his loans, has been engaged in an openly hostile battle with the billionaire Barclay brothers.

Last month Mr McKillen lost the final stage in a £20m (€23.9bn) court battle in London against the twins for control of three of the British capital's luxury hotels -- Claridge's, the Berkeley and the Connaught.

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