Saturday November 28, 2020

Millions at stake in Mayfair battle of the heavy-hitters

Swiss bank accounts and fine wine will take centre-stage in the High Court in London this week. Ian Kehoe reports.

3rd February, 2013
Derek Quinlan once presided over a €4 billion property empire.

The never-ending story rumbles on. Lawyers for Paddy McKillen will this week zero in on the monetary relationship between financier Derek Quinlan and the billionaire Barclay brothers, as the Belfast businessman kicks off his latest legal battle over the Maybourne luxury hotel group.

McKillen's lawyers will raise a series of questions about the hefty financial support provided by the Barclays to Quinlan, and will allege that the payments were an inducement to gain control of...

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