Paddy Cosgrave to ‘vigorously defend’ oppression claims, High Court hears

David Kelly, a co-founder of Web Summit, has made a string of allegations against his former colleague including that he displayed ‘menacing’ behaviour to staff

8th November, 2021
Paddy Cosgrave to ‘vigorously defend’ oppression claims, High Court hears
Paddy Cosgrave, chief executive of Web Summit, is involved in a series of legal disputes with David Kelly, a co-founder of the company. Picture: Getty

Paddy Cosgrave does not believe a series of claims made in a legal action against him by a co-founder of Web Summit amount to oppression and he intends to vigorously defend himself in the case, a court has heard.

David Kelly launched High Court proceedings against Cosgrave, the chief executive of Web Summit, last week alleging minority shareholder oppression with an affidavit containing a string of allegations against his former colleague, including that he displayed...

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