Saturday September 26, 2020

Cox ‘bet against us’ and had ‘plan B in place, O’Flynn Group boss tells court

High Court hears developer believes former employee had been working on a rival project for a year before resigning

2nd February, 2020
Michael O’Flynn at the High Court: several companies in the Flynn Group are suing former employees over a development which was pursued outside of the company Picture: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland

Members of the O’Flynn Group’s senior team were in the Evershed offices on Earlsford Terrace when they heard the “shocking news” that Patrick Cox, the investment director of the group’s British arm, was resigning, the High Court has heard.

It was April 2015 and the O’Flynn group of companies was finally reaching a period of peace after a tumultuous legal battle with US private equity giant Blackstone,...

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