Court orders developer Paddy Byrne to relinquish control of Dublin apartment block

The case centres on a dispute between Victoria Homes and Lotus Investment Group, its long-term lender

Paddy Byrne of Victoria Homes

Paddy Byrne, the founder of Victoria Homes, has been ordered to relinquish control of an unfinished Dublin apartment block that was the site of “pitched battles” between security guards acting for Byrne, and other agents acting for receivers sent in by his lenders.

In a judgment delivered on Friday, Ms Justice Emily Egan warned both sides that “there must be no repetition of the conduct pertaining to the Dundrum property”, which she described as “aggressive, ...