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Mercantile dispute back in High Court this week as row over pub business continues

Parties back in court several weeks after being urged to engage in mediation

2nd April, 2017
Frank Gleeson

The battle for control of the €40 million Mercantile pub and restaurant group returns to the High Court tomorrow, several weeks after the parties were urged to engage in mediation.

Frank Gleeson, a veteran of the Dublin pub trade, is claiming “a scorched earth policy” that amounted to “an orchestrated campaign of oppression” against him by his fellow Mercantile shareholders, who vociferously reject these claims.

Separately, two Mercantile shareholders, businessmen Michael...

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